“A Star of Television and the Silver Screen”

by Douglas Cowie on 28 June 2022

Mercurius Magazine has published a short story of mine, “A Star of Television and the Silver Screen.” You can click on the story title there to read it. The story is mostly set on an airplane. Thanks to Mercurius and Fiction Editor Andrea Mason for publishing the story.

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Novel RomAntics Episode #10

by Douglas Cowie on 10 December 2021

In this episode, my guest Gregory Miller, a Wisconsin-based educator, and I discuss Transcendent Kingdom by Yaa Gyasi, a novel that, while telling a story of opiate addiction in the USA, contemplates matters of science, faith, race, immigration, and family.

Here’s a link to the podcast: Novel RomAntics Episode #10 or you can listen via Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or various other platforms that might suit your particular listening needs.

Episode #10 is the final episode of this season of the Novel RomAntics podcast.

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Novel RomAntics Episode #9

by Douglas Cowie on 11 November 2021

Episode #9 of Novel RomAntics is now available for your listening pleasure.

In this episode, my guest, Los Angeles-based writer Ryan Gattis, and I discuss The Lost Children Archive by Valeria Luiselli, a road novel about a family traveling from New York City to the Mexican-American border.

Check out Ryan’s novels at ryangattis.com.

Here’s a link to the podcast: Novel RomAntics Episode #9 or you can listen via Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or various other platforms that might suit your particular listening needs.

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Novel RomAntics Episode #8

by Douglas Cowie on 14 October 2021

In the second of two episodes about reinterpretations of The Great Gatsby, my guest, Michael Coyle, and I discuss The Chosen and the Beautiful by Nghi Vo, in which Daisy Buchanan’s golf star friend Jordan Baker narrates a dark, fantastical and politically-charged version of the same events that Nick Carraway tells in Fitzgerald’s 1925 novel.

Here’s a link to the podcast: Novel RomAntics Episode #8 or you can listen via Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or various other platforms that might suit your particular listening needs.

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