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By the River with Holly Jackson

“By The River” is a love letter to Southern stories and the authors and poets who write them. Through interviews with Southern authors, host Holly Jackson examines books from a variety of genres, including historical fiction, Southern culture, memoir, poetry, and more.

Denny S. Bryce

26m 46s

Holly Jackson is by the river with author Denny S. Bryce discussing her book, The Trial of Mrs. Rhinelander. Denny shares her love for writing fanfiction and how it inspired her to become an author. Holly learns of Denny’s expertise in historical fiction and how her development of characters transpired into women-centered writing. Denny tells Holly her upcoming projects and about her latest novel.

Episodes

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    Denny S. Bryce

    S3 E310 - 26m 46s

    Holly Jackson is by the river with author Denny S. Bryce discussing her book, The Trial of Mrs. Rhinelander. Denny shares her love for writing fanfiction and how it inspired her to become an author. Holly learns of Denny’s expertise in historical fiction and how her development of characters transpired into women-centered writing. Denny tells Holly her upcoming projects and about her latest novel.

  • Donna Everhart: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Donna Everhart

    S3 E309 - 26m 46s

    Holly Jackson is by the river with USA Today best-selling author Donna Everhart discussing her book, Where the Jessamine Grows. Donna shares her deep knowledge of Southern history and writing. Holly learns about Susan’s gut instincts to leap into a writing career. Donna tells Holly the impact of writing this novel.

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    Joshilyn Jackson

    S3 E308 - 26m 46s

    Holly Jackson sits down with New York Times best-selling author Joshilyn Jackson to discuss her book, With My Little Eye. Joshilyn shares her love for the South and its influence on her writing. Holly learns about Joshilyn’s unique writing process and where she draws character inspiration. Joshilyn tells Holly about plans for her upcoming projects and her next book.

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    Dr. Jeannelle Perkins- Muhammad

    S3 E307 - 26m 46s

    Holly is with Psychotherapist and author Jeannelle Perkins-Muhammad to discuss her book, Into-Me-See. Dr. Perkins shares the cultural and personal factors that can make developing and maintaining intimacy challenging and offers solutions to strengthen unity. She also shares her spiritual experience and evidence-based therapy, which are hallmarks in helping change the trajectory of one’s life.

  • Debbie Taussig-Boehner & Lauren Housman: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Debbie Taussig-Boehner & Lauren Housman

    S3 E306 - 26m 46s

    Holly Jackson is by the river with debut authors Debbie Boehner & Lauren Houseman discussing their debut book, The Suitcase: The Life and Times of Captain X. Debbie shares how the discovery of her father’s suitcase led to this book. Holly learns about Debbie & Lauren’s working relationship to write their debut novel. Both authors tell Holly about this impact of writing this novel.

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    Susan Zurenda

    S3 E305 - 26m 46s

    Holly Jackson is by the river with author Susan Zurenda discussing her debut book, The Girl from the Rose Motel. Susan shares how her experiences as a teacher inspired her writing and this book. Holly learns about how Susan connects with her readers.

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    Terah Harris

    S3 E304 - 26m 46s

    Holly Jackson is by the river with seasoned librarian and author Terah Harris discussing her debut book, One Summer in Savannah. Terah shares deep love for books and libraries. Holly learns about how Terah turned her love of books into her debut novel. Terah tells Holly about her upcoming second novel.

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    Michael Dewitt, Jr.

    S3 E303 - 26m 46s

    Holly Jackson is by the river with multiple award-winning journalist and author Michael Dewitt, Jr. discussing his book, Wicked Hampton County. Holly learns about the research it took to write about decades of history and corruption in Hampton County, South Carolina. Michael tells Holly about his upcoming project covering the national Murdaugh Murders.

  • Beverly Bowers Jennings: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Beverly Bowers Jennings

    S3 E302 - 26m 46s

    Holly Jackson is by the river with Master Naturalist and author Beverly Bowers Jennings, discussing her book, Shrimp Tales: Small Bites of History. Holly learns about Beverly’s 12-year process of interviewing over 65 shrimpers, marine biologists, and others working in the shrimping industry, which would become the basis of her book.

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    Chanel Cleeton

    S3 E301 - 26m 46s

    Holly Jackson sit down with Cuban American author Chanel Cleeton to discuss her book, The Cuban Heiress. Chanel shares her strong connection to the book’s characters and her desire to explore her family’s origins through her writing. Holly learns about Chanel’s process for writing historical fiction. Chanel tells Holly about her upcoming projects and the connections during her writing journey

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