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On this very special episode of The Writer and the Critic your hosts, Kirstyn McDermott and Ian Mond, are joined by the most erudite and entertaining Lisa L. Hannett, author of Blue Grass Symphony, Lament for the Afterlife and the recently published collection Songs for Dark Seasons

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The three of them jump straight into their discussion of two books by Maria Dahvana Headley, Beowulf: A New Translation and The Mere Wife [47:20]. Grab a tasty beverage ... this is going to take some time.

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You might also want to the check out the following links for further exploration:

If you've skipped ahead to avoid spoilers, please come back at 1:31:00 for brief final remarks.

This is the last episode for the year ... hope the door hits you on the arse on the way out, 2020. For the first episode of 2021, airing in February, Kirstyn and Ian will be turning their attention to:

Read ahead and join in the spoilerific fun!

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