Lori Lansens, Patti LaBoucane-Benson

In this week's episode, fictional characters faced with tough circumstances: four people lost in the wilderness atop a California mountain, and a troubled young Aboriginal man who goes to jail but finds a path to healing. Plus, if you like Neil Gaiman's dark fantasy American Gods, you'll love...
From "The Outside Circle" by Patti LaBoucane-Benson (illustrated by Kelly Mellings)
Listen to the full episode53:59

In this episode (originally aired June 1, 2015):

* Lori Lansens on The Mountain Story
* Musician Sarah MacDougall on Girl in a Band by Kim Gordon
* How I Wrote It: Dakota McFadzean on Don't Get Eaten By Anything
* Patti LaBoucane-Benson on The Outside Circle
* Robert J. Wiersema says if you liked American Gods by Neil Gaiman, you'll love The Mona Lisa Sacrifice by Peter Roman