The featured story this week is from Marylee Macdonald’s collection of short stories Body Language: Twelve unforgettable portraits of heartbreak and desire. The story is brought to life by her talented audiobook narrator Adam Barr. Marylee’s work in this collection is about the solace of touch and it’s connection to well being. She also talks about place and how she uses it to put her characters in uncomfortable situations. Why she does this, turns out to be very personal for her. Her ideas about nature and nurture and love are rooted in her experiences with adoption. Listen for what she has to say about identity, motherhood and the physicality of creativity.
You can find her novels, her short story collections and the ways she helps other authors with their writing, publishing and marketing on her website. She also shared a photo with us of her with the son she surrendered, all grown up, reunited and creating common history.
You can find out more about narrator Adam Barr and connect to his extensive library of audiobooks on his website.
Thanks for listening.