Episode 21: Bruce Machart (author)

welcome to episode 21! it's official, our podcast can legally drink. in honor of that, we are having our very first GIVE AWAY!  we will be giving a personalized, aughtographed copy of Bruce Machart's new book, Men in the Making (a collection of short stories) to the first three people to write our facebook page   http://www.facebook.com/pages/How-Did-I-Get-Here/255200761176138 and tell us why they deserve it. it's an odd game. anyway, you can find out more about bruce and his books here www.brucemachart.com here is what people are saying about bruce...

“Bruce Machart is one of our most ambitious and fearless young writers.” —Steve Almond, bestselling author of God Bless America

“...if you can read this book and not be moved, it's time to go have your head checked out.” — Donald Ray Pollock, author of The Devil All the Time

“I haven't been hit so hard by a collection of stories in a long time.” — Brad Watson, National Book Award finalist

bruce is one of my best friends and has been for almost 30 years. his brother chris is also like a brother to me. bruce, chris and i had our first band together, zephyr, in jr. high. i've watched bruce grow as an artist and a s a man, so you can imagine the pride i take is his success. i'm glad he was able to stop by while he was on his book reading tour. he now lives in boston, so i don't get to see him much. i hope you enjoy our conversation. OH! and don't forget to sign up on the facebook page to win a personalized autographed book!

ciao! -jg

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  • Robert George

    Hi Johnny

    I love the way the conversation flows when you have a good friend in. It almost feels like eaves dropping or being part of the conversation. I loved Bruce’s quote about driving across country in the dark. I wish i could have a thought that deep.

    peace R

    Nov 15, 2011 at 5:43 am