Ten minutes with… is a special series presented by Coode Street that sees readers and booklovers from around the world talk about what they’re reading right now and what’s getting them through these difficult times.
Multiple award-winning author, poet, and educator Candas Jane Dorsey talks with Gary about teaching writing online, how her communications students seem to be better motivated in recent years, the appeal of detective stories (which John Gardner included among “moral fictions”), why middle-aged women read Jack Reacher novels, and her own forthcoming series of mystery novels and forthcoming YA novel.
Books mentioned include:
- The Adventures of Isabel: An Epitome Apartments Mystery by Candas Jane Dorsey
- Ice and Other Stories by Candas Jane Dorsey
- Black Wine by Candas Jane Dorsey
- A Paradigm of Earth by Candas Jane Dorsey
- Crimes and Survivors by Sarah Smith
- The Vanished Child by Sarah Smith
- Gideon the Ninth by Tamsin Muir
- Harrow the Ninth by Tamsin Muir
- On Moral Fiction by John Gardner
- Jack Reacher novels by Lee Child