Michelle Richmond Interviews

Michelle Richmond Interviews

Interviews & Q&As –  2017

Interviewed by Alex Dolan for Thrill Seekers Radioon musical influences in the book, the origin of “Hello Friends,” Michelle’s marriage, rules of love, shifting to the thriller genre, and more

Joe Hartlaub for Bookreporter, August 2017 – on cults, the Federal Criminal Code, the inspiration for The Marriage Pact, the rules of The Pact, collectivism, therapy, and Patti Smith

William Thornton for Al.comon writing a feminist thriller, Orwell, Heller, love, career shifts, and why (some) men get married

John King for Mill Valley Lit: a wide-ranging conversation on Michelle’s body of work, conducted at Java Beach in San Francisco, one of the settings for The Year of Fog

The Big Thrill August, 2017 – on the choices we make, embracing genre, literary influences, and the little NorCal town where Teslas outnumber street lamps

 

Older Interviews

Marissa Spyker for Coastal Living 2014 (Golden State)

In the Stacks with Michelle Zafino 2014 (Golden State)

Heather Zimmerman for San Jose Mercury News, Jan. 27, 2011
Natalie Grant for community newspapers of San Jose

Lynn Carey for the Marin Independent Journal and San Jose Mercury News, Sept. 2009

Margaret Cardillo for The Rumpus, January, 2009
Lynn Carey for Diablo Valley Mag, Sept., 2009
Anneli Rufus for the East Bay Express, July 2008
Leslie Katz for the San Francisco Examiner, July 2008
Jeff VanderMeer for the Amazon editors’ blog, July 2008
Meredith Maran in Family Circle
Mark Pritchard for SF Metblogs, 2007
Samantha Schoech for Marin Magazine. April 2007 issue.
Jennifer Haddock in Garden & Gun, issue 2, summer 2007.
Gossip column in Lagniappe,May 2007
By my sisters for the Random House Readers Guide, 2009
By Gina Holmes for Novel Journey, 2007


Radio Podcasts:

With Ben Fong-Torres on KFRC, 2008
With Sedge Thompson for West Coast Live, May 5, 2007
Jim Foster for Conversations on the Coast, May 2007
Random House author’s podcast, 2008, about No One You Know
With Don George & Simon Winchester on Talk of the Nation, Nov. 2005
With the Bad Girls posse at the San Francisco JCC, aired on KALW, 2008.  Click here and scroll down to Bad Girls
For KQED’s Writer’s Block, May 2006, reading an essay on MFA debauchery
With Nicki Richesin & contributors to The May Queen anthology on the Bat Segundo Show
Jordan Rosenfeld for The California Report, April 2007 (on The Year of Fog)

Blogs:
Gina Holmes for Novel Journey, Dec. 2007

Leonardo Cuellar for Mary

Nicki Richesin for The Happy Booker

Gayle Brandeis for Fruitful, the blog

Joshilyn Jackson for Faster Than Kudzu

Michelle Roberts Matthews for the Mobile Register

Pam Kingsbury for Southern Scribe