Coming Out Stories

Date: May 3, 2023

Coming Out Stories podcast logoDharma Kelleher is a pansexual crime writer, based in Phoneix, Arizona who puts lesbians and trans women at the heart of her novels. She grew up in a small town just outside Atlanta. She knew as a very young child that she was trans.

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The Indy Author Podcast

Date: April 23, 2023

The Indy Author podcast logoThis week on The Indy Author Podcast, I talk with Dharma Kelleher about WRITING FROM OR ABOUT THE LGBTQIA+ COMMUNITY, including Dharma's experience with traditional publishing and why she went indie; and the importance of remembering why you're writing (it's probably not for the money).

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The Stark Reflections Podcast

Date: March 17, 2023

Stark Reflections podcast logoMark chats with Dharma Kelleher who writes action-driven thrillers that explore the complexities of social and criminal justice in a world that favors the privileged. She is one of the only openly transgender authors in the crime fiction genre. They talk about that and a lot more.

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AskALLi - Inspirational Indie Author

Date: April 23, 2023

AskALLi podcast logoMy ALLi author guest this episode is Dharma Kelleher, a trans writer who believes it is important, especially in these troubled times, to portray trans characters as just as human as everybody else. Since her childhood in Georgia, Dharma has known what it is like to be marginalized.

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The Creative Penn Podcast

Date: March 7, 2022

Photo of Joanna Penn and the Creative Penn podcast logoHow can we overcome self-doubt to write the books we really want to? How can we move past writer's block? How can we reshape our definition of success and return to the joy of writing? Dharma Kelleher talks about the author mindset and more.

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WROTE Podcast

logo of the Wrote podcastDate: August 6, 2021

It gives us great pleasure to welcome Dharma Kelleher as the guest on Season 6, Episode 31 – Not That There’s Anything Wrong With That!

Dharma Kelleher joins us to share the latest in her Jinx Ballou series, TERF Wars! We also discuss confronting transphobia and talk about trans tropes to avoid.

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Writer Types Podcast

Writer Types podcast logo Date: June 20, 2021

Laura McHigh returns to the co host chair with Eric as he talks with award-winning writer SA Cosby (Razorblade Tears) Maureen Johnson (The Box In The Woods) and a discussion about LGBTQ authors with Greg Herren and Dharma Kelleher.

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Mystery Rat's Maze Podcast

mystery rat's maze podcast logo Date:June 14, 2021

This episode features the first chapter of Iron Goddess by Dharma Kelleher. It is read by local actor Casey Ballard. Iron Goddess was published in March of 2017 and is available for purchase.

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Queer Writers of Crime

Queer Writers of Crime logo Date: June 24, 2020

Queer Writers of Crime offers interviews by Brad Shreve with renowned LGBTQ authors, and up and coming talent, of mystery, suspense and thriller novels. Plus Justene Adamec gives her weekly book recommendations.

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A Leap of Doubt

a leap of doubt podcast logo Date: June 13, 2019

My guest for this episode is Dharma Kelleher. One of the few transgender authors in crime fiction, Dharma writes gritty novels (four in all, with more to come) about outlaws, renegades, and misfits, all with a progressive bent and written from a trans/queer perspective.

Dharma and I discuss her process of creating characters, researching gritty elements of society, and the challenges and joys associated with representing transgender women and men as the protagonists and heroes they deserve to be.

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How Do You Write Podcast

logo for how do you write podcastDate: February 15, 2019

How Do You Write Podcast: Explore the processes of working writers with bestselling author Rachael Herron. Want tips on how to write the book you long to finish? Here you’ll gain insight from other writers on how to get in the chair, tricks to stay in it, and inspiration to get your own words flowing

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Heart-Shaped Books

heart shaped books podcast logoDate:December 31, 2018

In this episode author Dharma Kelleher shares how the bookMurder at the Nightwood Barby Katherine V. Forrest changed her life.

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Crime Friction

crime friction podcast logoDate: July 26, 2018

We are joined by Dharma Kelleher, author of the Shea Stevens biker and Jinx Ballou bounty hunter thrillers, among others. We talk about sharks, mostly.

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Authors on the Air

authors on the air podcast logoDate:August 29, 2018

Authors on the Air host Pam Stack welcomes gritty crime fiction author Dharma Kelleher to the show.

Dharma Kelleher writes gritty crime fiction from a transgender/queer perspective. She is the author of three thrillers includingChaser, the first book in her new Jinx Ballou bounty hunter series, andIron GoddessandSnitchin her Shea Stevens biker series.

She is a former journalist and a member of Sisters in Crime, the International Thriller Writers, and the Alliance of Independent Authors. She lives in Arizona with her wife and three feline overlords.

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