Montgomery County Councilmember Marc Elrich is running for County Executive with public financing and plans to take on developers. Kim R. Ford is challenging fourteen-term Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton for her seat. We talk to both of them about their campaigns and look at the biggest political news of the week.
Local writer Katherine Heiny had early success, landing a short story in the pages of “The New Yorker” at 25. Then she took a job writing novels under a pen name before pausing her career to raise a family. Now buzz is building with the publication of her first book, a collection of short stories that paint vivid pictures of real women: contrary, flawed, lively and interesting. Kojo talks with Heiny about her inspiration and the business of writing.
- Katherine Heiny Author, "Single, Carefree, Mellow: Stories"
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