Michael Shapiro & Eric Mcintyre – May 13, 2018

Word By Word: Conversations With Writers host Gil Mansergh likes to present writers from different genres, today’s show features valuable insider perspectives on creating documentaries from filmmakers Michael Shapiro & Eric Mcintyre—the co-directors of Junkyard Alchemist, a celebrated short film featuring Sebastopol’s internationally acclaimed junk artists, Patrick Amiot and Brigitte Laurent.

2017 Holiday Gift Books Edition – December 10, 2017

Before listening to this 2017 holiday gift books edition of Word By Word: Conversations With Writers, host Gil Mansergh wants to remind everyone that this is a very important year to include books as gifts. Immediately following the firestorm that engulfed much of Sonoma County, Gil had survivors living and eating at his house. Since […]

Stefan Kiesbye, Sharon Hamilton – November 12, 2017

Several of Gil Mansergh’s previous Word By Word guests lost homes and businesses in the recent wildfires, and one of these, award-winning novelist and Sonoma State University fiction writing professor, Stefan Kiesbye his wife Sanaz and their dog Kurt escaped from the flames with just minutes to spare. His response was to write a piece […]

Inga Askamit, Catherine Bramkamp, Roger C. Lubeck, Linda Loveland Reid – August 13, 2017

Award winning travel writer, Inga Askamit shares how she created her piece about alfresco theatrics, Transcendant Summer Night. Catherine Bramkamp chats about being a poetry judge for the anthology, as well as writing her poetic elegy, Wolf House: Jack London State Historic Park Roger C. Lubeck talks about the seductivness of dancing in a story […]