The Wired for Books audio archives (which consists of extended audio interviews with authors by Don Swaim which were used for the CBS Book Beat radio show) has been offline for a while. I fully expect that Ohio University to get these interviews back online eventually, but in the meantime, I am linking to a personal copy of these audio interviews.

  • Audio Interview with Jack Matthews, August 2010
  • Short video clip with Jack Matthews, Nov 2012, being interviewed about the play “Interview with the Sphinx”.  (Note: I have a good bit more audio and video footage from approximately the same time period which will go online eventually.
  • YOUTUBE: Jack Matthews on the Storytelling Craft. 9 1/2 minute audio slideshow containing audio from 2012 where Jack Matthews talks about Writebook and the craft of storytelling. In the last 4 minutes, he reads from the chapter, “Pointedness of the Tale.”
  • Miette’s Bedtime Podcast, “A Woman of Properties” Story by Jack Matthews, (from the story collection Crazy Women), read by Miette Elms. January 2011. (mp3). 42 minutes.
  • Short 5-10 minute audio interview. 2000 NPR 820 radio Mp3
  • 1984 Jack Matthews interview with Don Swaim (mp3).  25 minutes. 55 seconds. This is part of the Wired for Books series of interviews.
  • Jack Matthews reads his own story, Girl at the Window (in Real Audio format). 1984.  22 minutes.
  • Jack Matthews and Don Swaim discuss the life and writings of Ambrose Bierce (in mp3 format). (Mirrored audio here).  recorded Oct. 9, 2001, WOUB, Athens, Ohio  46 minutes.

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  1. Doug Burky says:

    I just purchased The Gambler’s Nephew and I have the original book of Sassafras. Is there any way I can have Mr. Matthews autograph them. I live about 50 miles from Athens, so I can drive it without a problem. I can also mail the books to him with return envelopes and postage. Thanks, Doug

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