Campaign for the American Reader
Kali chats with Campaign creator Marshal Zeringue about The Monsters We Make.
Kali chats with Cameron Finch about twelve years of mass shootings, her connections to the mental healthcare battle, and the re-release of the The Space Between.
Kali talks with Benjamin Drevlow about mass shootings, the psychology of adolescent males, mental health, and the digital re-release and relevance of The Space Between twelve years later.
Kali talks with Sushmita Pathak about Iowa's struggling mental healthcare system in "Is This the Worst State for the Mentally Ill?"
Kali chats with fellow author and dear friend Donald Quist about writing with defiance, literary influences, The Good Divide, and yes, even Wiz Khalifa.
Kali chats with Corine Gould about her writing process, advice for her MFA students, and The Good Divide.
Kali chats with Emily VanSchmus about her complicated relationship with the Midwest, farm folklores, and The Good Divide.
Audio and Video
Talk of Iowa, Iowa Public Radio
Kali chats with Talk of Iowa host Charity Nebbe about her disastrous book launch year amid a pandemic, a cancer diagnosis, and the loss of her father, and finding comfort in writing and creating.
West Des Moines Public Library
Kali chats with Maggie Ann Martin from the West Des Moines Public Library about the enduring historical importance of the Des Moines paperboy abduction cases and The Monsters We Make.
The Writer Files: Writing, Productivity, Creativity, and Neuroscience
Kali chats with host Kelton Reid about her writing process.
Kali and Book Nook host Vick Mickunas chat about The Monsters We Make and their Midwestern connections.
Fear and Loathing in the 1980s Midwest
Kali and nonfiction author Paul Renfro (Stranger Danger: Family Values, Childhood, and the American Carceral State) chat about their crossover topics with Skylark Bookshop.
The Bookshop at the End of the Internet
Kali chats with host Stacey Horan about The Monsters We Make and her writing process.
Kali chats with host Kristine Keil about The Monsters We Make, growing up in and writing about the Midwest, and the writing life.
Des Moines Public Library Podcast
Kali chats with host Aaron Gernes about The Monsters We Make.
Kali chats with George A. Clark about The Monsters We Make and his personal memories and connections to the cases.
Writer's Atelier (recorded livestream)
Kali reads the opening chapter of The Monsters We Make followed by a Q&A.
Kali video chats with bestselling author Heather Gudenkauf about her advocacy work for mental healthcare reform.
Kali chats with the smart and hilarious podcast hosts Amy Lillard and Erin Johnston of Broads and Books about her favorite childhood book, her oddest author event ever, and her shared obsession with Erin for all things Keith Morrison and Dateline.
Kali chats with the Carnegie Stout Public Library Podcast about her new book The Monsters We Make.
Craft Talk at Lindenwood University (video)
Kali discusses her writing journey and process in a craft talk with Lindenwood University MFA in Writing students.
This Podcast Will Change Your Life
Kali chats with host Ben Tanzer and fellow VCFA alums and authors Mathieu Cailler and Vanessa Blakeslee.
Kali talks with Aubrey Cox Warner about The Good Divide.