Category Archives: Interviews with Writers

Insightful and informative interviews with writers

AUTHOR & PETA FOUNDER INGRID NEWKIRK: A REVIEWER’S INTERVIEW WITH PEOPLE IN THE ARTS

INTRODUCTION: My purpose in these interviews for my blog James Strecker Reviews the Arts is to give readers a deeper understanding of creative people  and their work, however the latter perceive it. JAMES STRECKER: Please tell us about something you … Continue reading

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DIANE ESTHER ON LIFE AFTER INCEST: AN INTERVIEW WITH THE WRITER, CONSULTANT, ACTIVIST, LECTURER AND POET WHOSE BOOK “OUT OF INCEST” IS NOW IN ITS 10TH PRINTING……..PARTS I & II

James Strecker: We have so much to talk about regarding a very difficult subject which you know first-hand –incest. Okay, then, up to knowing you had to write a book, what happened in your life? Diane Esther: I didn’t meet … Continue reading

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WHERE SCIENCE AND ART DANCE TOGETHER: AN INTERVIEW WITH ARCHAEOBOTANIST, TEACHER, ARTIST, AND RENAISSANCE MAN RUDY FECTEAU IN MOTION

Says Strecker: Several years ago I met Rudy Fecteau and began an ongoing conversation with him on many subjects -with one overlapping onto another or implying another or confiscating another. Some of these are subjects discussed in the interview that … Continue reading

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THE INTERVIEWER GETS INTERVIEWED: JAMES STRECKER, THE PROPRIETOR OF THIS BLOG, JAMES STRECKER REVIEWS THE ARTS, IS INTERVIEWED BY AUTHOR, EDITOR, CONSULTANT, AND DEPTH PSYCHOLOGIST VALERIE HARMS

Valerie Harms: James Strecker has reviewed and posted articles on the arts in this column since 2010. Having been a recent subject, I thought it would be of interest to switch sides and ask him questions. After all, he has … Continue reading

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VALERIE HARMS: AN INTERVIEW WITH AN AUTHOR-CONSULTANT CALLED “A MOST REMARKABLE WOMAN” BY THE UNITED NATIONS

Valerie Harms’ ten books include Your Soul at a Crossroads, Dreaming of Animals, The Inner Lover, Tryin’ To Get To You/ The Story of Elvis Presley, National Audubon Society Almanac of the Environment/ The Ecology of Everyday Life, Stars In … Continue reading

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An interview with political columnist & author Linda McQuaig

From my archives of a few years ago, here’s political columnist and author Linda McQuaig on Harper’s Record, Harper’s Plans, the Economy, Afghanistan, Leadership, NAFTA, and Bush’s “New Poodle” ******************************************************** Linda McQuaig’s distinguished and controversial career as a razor-sharp analyst … Continue reading

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INTERVIEW WITH INGRID NEWKIRK, FOUNDER AND PRESIDENT OF PETA

Another interview of a few years ago from my archives of writers and musicians, this time with Ingrid Newkirk, author of the recently published The PETA Practical Guide to Animal Rights: Simple Acts of Kindness to Help Animals in Trouble … Continue reading

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SAUDI AUTHOR RAJA ALEM: AN INTERVIEW & A REVIEW

The following interview with Saudi author Raja Alem and a review of her latest book first appeared in 2008 in an alternative tabloid publication of limited circulation in Hamilton, Ontario. Ergo, both are reprinted here for a larger audience. AN … Continue reading

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