• March 2013

Inkandescent Radio Gets the Skinny From Bestselling Author Adriana Trigiani

“I don’t know how Adriana Trigiani goes into her family’s attic and emerges with these amazing stories, I’m just happy she does,” says bestselling author Kathryn Stockett of Trigiani’s newest release, “The Shoemaker’s Wife.” “If you are meeting her for the first time, get ready for a lifelong love affair.”

That endorsement from the author of “The Help” is typical of the buzz around Trigiani’s epic tale of Ciro Lazzari and Enza Ravanelli—the fictional characters who depict the real lives of her grandparents and their sweeping international love affair.

We had the opportunity to interview Trigiani when she was our Truly Amazing Woman in December 2012, so it was great fun to interview her again for the Inkandescent Radio Network.

In this podcast interview we discuss:

  • What life is like as a bestselling author
  • Where she gets her story ideas from
  • What it was like to be a writer for “The Cosby Show”
  • Life as the wife of the award-winning lighting director of “Late Night With David Letterman”
  • And what’s next for this prolific writer of more than a dozen books

Click here to listen to our interview on the Inkandescent Radio Network.


What else is on tap this month on the Inkandescent Radio Network?

  • How did Shoshana Grove go from letter carrier to one of the biggest jobs in the US Postal Service? We sat down with this Truly Amazing Woman to learn about her career path, her thoughts on the future of women in government, and what it was like to be raised by bestselling author Faye Moskowitz.
  • Murder, She Wrote isn’t just a TV drama to enjoy for mystery writer Marcia Talley, our March 2013 Author of the Month. It is a way of life. Don’t miss our radio interview with this 60something powerhouse, who spends much of her time sailing around the Caribbean with the love of her life.
  • ACE Hardware’s CEO Gina Schaffer tells us why hardware is for girls! And in this radio interview, she gives us the lowdown on how she and husband Marc Friedman have found the perfect balance between work, love, and life running the nine ACE Hardware stores they opened in the last decade.

Click here to listen to all of our shows on the Inkandescent Radio Network.

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