Author and journalist Leo Adam Biga writes stories about people, their passions and their magnificent obsessions. In the show he talks about the craft and the business of writing, what makes for a good story, and what he has learned about others and himself in his long writing career.
Author, journalist, blogger, and public speaker Leo Adam Biga is an Omaha native known for his writing-reporting on arts, culture, sports, and social justice subjects. For four decades he has been a regular freelance contributing writer for numerous publications and media platforms. Biga was awarded an international journalism grant for a 2015 reporting trip to Africa and is the author of four nonfiction books, including Alexander Payne: His Journey in Film and Crossing Bridges: A Priest’s Uplifting Life Among the Downtrodden. He is currently working on two new nonfiction books due for 2023 release. One project chronicles the eventful life of Afghan refugee Cyrus Jaffery. The other project explores the extraordinary life story of Norfolk, NE obstetrician, Dr. Keith Vrbicky, who only a year removed from a heart transplant, is back practicing medicine and delivering babies.