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This edition: Ayana Mathis, author, "The Twelve Tribes of Hattie."

Episode Details

Original tape date: January 14, 2013.

First aired: January 28, 2013.

Sheryl McCarthy introduces Ayana Mathis, and her debut novel, "The Twelve Tribes of Hattie" the story of Hattie Shepherd and her family, moving north during the Great Migration, trading Georgia for Philadelphia. Sheryl and Ayana talk about writing - poetry, memoir and finally, the novel. Ayana Mathis is a New Yorker, returning to Iowa to teach at the Iowa Writers' Workshop.

Guest List

  • Rachel Swaby
  • Monday, July 9 - 8:30pm
  • Wednesday, July 11 - 11:30pm
  • Saturday, July 14 - 8:00pm
  • Sunday, July 15 - 9:30am
  • Monday, July 16 - 8:00am, 2:00pm
  • Saturday, July 21 - 8:00pm
  • Giselle Routhier
  • Monday, June 25 - 8:30pm
  • Wednesday, June 27 - 11:30pm
  • Saturday, June 30 - 8:00pm
  • Sunday, July 1 - 9:30am
  • Monday, July 2 - 8:00am, 2:00pm
  • Saturday, July 7 - 8:00pm
  • Monday, July 9 - 8:00am, 2:00pm
  • Liz Evans
  • Saturday, June 23 - 8:00pm
  • Monday, June 25 - 8:00am, 2:00pm