Words & Images: Writers, Photographers, Filmmakers, & More

Words & Images: Writers, Photographers, Filmmakers, & More


Latest Episodes

17 Travelers' Tales Publisher & Travel Writer Larry Habegger on Writing Workshops, Morocco, & Getting Lost
June 15, 2019

Travelers’ Tales’ publisher and writer Larry Habegger talks about a Deep Travel writing workshop he was getting ready to lead in Morocco. We discussed writing workshops, the Morocco one specifically, and Deep Travel’s philosophy of travel. We also discuss

16 San Francisco Artist & Writer Colette Hannahan on art, Living a creative Life, process, and mentors
October 18, 2018

Recorded live on July 22, 2018, Matthew talked with San Franciso-based painter and writer Colette Hannahan about the challenges and joys of living a creative life. They also talked about her work, her unique approach to educating herself, and some incredi

15 the Humanities Mellon Scholars Program with Foothill & DeAnza Colleges' Falk Cammin
October 18, 2018

Recorded live on July 8, 2018, Matthew has a great discussion with Falk Cammin about the importance of the humanities, why hope was once considered an evil, and the Humanities Mellon Scholars Program. Dr. Cammin is the Program Director at Foothill College

14 Book Cover Design with New York Graphic Designer Erica Heitman-Ford
October 18, 2018

Award-winning graphic designer Erica Heitman-Ford called in from New York City! We discussed graphic design, the art of the book cover, and more. Erica’s work graced Print Magazine’s 75th anniversary edition, and she has designed for Victoria's Secret,

13 Film & Filmmakers: Life Underground
October 11, 2018

In this episode, which also appears in my Travelers on Travel podcast, award-winning filmmaker and cinematographer Hervé Cohen talked about his latest project. Featured at South by Southwest (SXSW), Life Underground is both an online experience and an imm

12 Writers & Books: Litquake with Co-Founder Jane Ganahl
October 10, 2018

Over 18 years ago at a bar in San Francisco, a free one-day reading series was born. Last year, it featured 850 authors, had 14,300 attendees, and held 180 events, 86% of which were free. That event is Litquake, and author, journalist, editor, screenwrite

11 Film & Filmmakers: The Mill Valley Film Festival
October 10, 2018

Recorded live on June 3, 2018, Zoë Elton, Director of Programming for the Mill Valley Film Festival, gave us the inside scoop on what goes on at the Cannes Film Festival, how the Mill Valley Film Festival is making a difference, and why she was excited ab

10 travel writer Diane LeBow: women’s studies pioneer & Rights Activist
October 04, 2018

Educator, women’s studies pioneer, traveler, and writer Diane LeBow, Ph.D., recipient of a Lifetime Achievement Award from Rutgers University, talked about her adventures, activism, and in-progress book about her search for the best of all possible worlds

09 Photographer & Writer Tania Romanov on being a Balkan refugee, ex-Yugoslavia immigrant, and her book "Mother Tongue"
October 03, 2018

Recorded live on air on May 20, 2018, Matthew talks with Tania Romanov, author of the new book Mother Tongue, the true-life saga of three generations of Balkan women. A writer, traveler, and award-winning photographer, Tania was born in Serbia and spent h

08 Writer Dave Eggers's 826 Valencia: Writing programs inspiring students and teachers alike
September 27, 2018

Founded by author Dave Eggers and educator Nínive Calegari, 826 Valencia is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting under-resourced students ages six to eighteen with their creative and expository writing skills and to helping teachers inspire th