Terry Hill, “Memoirs from a Prison Cell”

Terry Hill has hand-sold 6,000 books outside stores and stadiums in Washington State. Hill’s story shows the reader what it’s like to be given away to strangers as a child, grow up in poverty in a small Louisiana logging town, and be abruptly called back to his mother in Seattle as a teenager. Left to…

Tonya Daniels, “Love Brought Me Back”

This episode is devoted to a little-known Columbus author, Tonya Lynette Daniels, who was brutally murdered in February 2019. In researching Tonya’s death, I found she’d written a book, and this book is the subject of analysis on this episode of Word Carver. Daniels’ family has created a fundraiser for her funeral expenses, and donations…