A Word on Words is the Emmy-winning literary interview mini-show on Nashville Public Television.
Mary Laura co-hosts, alternating episodes with fellow host and Nashville writer J.T. Ellison. See the short spots when they air between regular programs on television — or watch a bunch over your lunch break online at AWordOnWords.org. Even better: As of the latest season, read the full transcript of each interview online! Don’t miss conversations with Brit Bennett (The Vanishing Half); Jenny Offill (Weather); R. Eric Thomas (Here For It); Lori Gottlieb (Maybe You Should Talk to Someone); and Rumaan Alam (Leave the World Behind).
(And find more favorites In past seasons: Celeste Ng, author of Little Fires Everywhere; Lauren Groff, author of Fates and Furies; two-time National Book Award winner Jesmyn Ward; and Pulitzer Prize winners Elizabeth Strout and Jane Smiley; plus Emma Straub, Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney, Lisa Ko, Yaa Gyasi, Louise Erdrich, and so many more.)