Look to the Future with Laura Maylene Walter
Laura Maylene Walter is the author of BODY OF STARS, a novel in which women’s bodies predict the future. Annmarie and Laura discuss love and loss and the power of manifesting our dreams through storytelling.
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Artists and Titles Discussed in This Episode:
Body of Stars, by Laura Maylene Walter
“Questions Not Asked During My MFA Thesis Defense,” McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, September 2015.
“The Art of Belief: On Talking to the Dead in Lily Dale,” Literary Hub, March 2021.
The Great Believers, by Rebecca Makkai
Parable of the Sower, by Octavia Butler
The Handmaid’s Tale, Margaret Atwood
The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake, by Aimee Bender
“Haven,” by Alice Munro
“Coda,” by Tessa Hadley
“Face Time,” by Lorrie Moore
“Running Up that Hill” and “Wuthering Heights,” by Kate Bush
Trailer for The Last Unicorn (Beautiful? Scary? You decide.)
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