J. Reuben Appelman, HostJ. Reuben Appelman is a multi-genre writer and filmmaker who has worked on projects including Playground, Executive Produced by George Clooney and Steven Soderbergh, and the documentary ﬁlms Jens Pulver | Driven (Warner Bros.) and You're What I Want Wrong With Me | The Sick of Sarah Movie (PlayNetwork). His poetry collection, Make Loneliness (Otis Books) was an Editorʼs Choice favorite in the international arts quarterly, BOMB magazine, and he has been featured by NPR literary critic Andrei Codrescu and American Public Media's Dick Gordon. He is a five-time grant recipient from the Idaho Commission on the Arts, most recently having been awarded a prestigious State of Idaho Writing Fellowship in Literature. He received his M.F.A. from Boise State University, where he taught for nine years.
COMING UP ON THE WRITERS’ BLOCK ON RADIO BOISE
Bigger and bigger things!
- Television actor Dylan Bruno interviewed by J. Reuben Appelman
- Novelist Tyler McMahon interviewed by J. Reuben Appelman
- Writer/Director Tim Kirkman interviewed by J. Reuben Appelman
- Actor/Screenwriter Will McCormack, Producer Teddy Grennan, IndieWire reporter Merdith Brody, and filmmaker Brandon Harris interviewed by J. Reuben Appelman
- Ex adult film star turned author, Jennie Ketcham, interviewed by J. Reuben Appelman
Monthly Archives: September 2012
D.J. (David) Butler is a former attorney and current writer living in Eagle, Idaho. His work includes speculative fiction–science fiction, space opera, steampunk, cyberpunk, superhero, alternate history, dystopian fiction, horror and related genres–for all audiences. He has two current book … Continue reading
Sarah Masterson is a Boise native who splits her time between here and San Francisco where she does freelance film production, most recently on the newest Woody Allen movie. Sarah was the 2012 Boise Weekly Fiction 101 contest winner and … Continue reading
Dustin Lapray is a poet, a graduate of the Boise State MFA program, a former sports writer for the Statesman and the Arbiter, and currently works as a copy editor. His first work, The Beard Year, a poetic memoir and … Continue reading
Reggie Townley is a writer, musician, and yoga instructor. A recent graduate of the Boise State University MFA program in Creative Writing, Reggie’s work focuses around a variety of obsessions, particularly misunderstood oddball kids, abandoned buildings, and agricultural politics. He … Continue reading
Michaelbrent Collings is a bestselling novelist, produced screenwriter and WGA member. He has written numerous bestselling novels, including Apparition, The Haunted, Billy: Messenger of Powers, RUN, The Loon, and Rising Fears. The Writers’ Block interview with Michaelbrent Collings
Carla Neggers is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling romantic mystery writer who has penned more than 60 books. Her well-received novel, Heron’s Cove, is now out in hardback through Harlequin. Adrian Kien is a Boise-based poet and … Continue reading