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Mar 29, 2019

KSFR RADIO 101.1 FM SANTA FE NM

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Abigail Adler and Merrylin LeBlanc

Mar 25, 2019

KSFR RADIO 101.1 FM SANTA FE NM

Producer and Host: Abigail Adler

Guest: Katie Arnold

Katie Arnold is the author of Running Home, A Memoir- a new book just published by Random House. Arnold is a contributing editor and former managing editor at Outside Magazine, where she worked on staff for 12 years. In addition to Outside, her stories have appeared in many publications including  The New York Times, Men’s JournalRunner’s WorldElle, and Sunset. Her essays, articles and profiles have won numerous awards.

In addition to writing, Arnold is a champion long-distance runner. Here are just a few of the titles she's won---She is the 2018 women's champion of the Leadville Trail 100 Run, where she finished 11th overall in field of more than 700 runners. She won the 2018 Jemez Mountains 50 Mile, and the 2014 TransRockies 3-Day Trail Run.  She is two-time overall champion and course record holder at the  Angel Fire 100K.

Arnold shares her thrill of running with kids through her blogs,  speaking appearances and  her children's trail-running club.

Arnold lives in Santa Fe however she joins us today from San Francisco.

Mar 13, 2019

KSFR RADIO 101.1 FM SANTA FE NM

Producer and Host: Abigail Adler

Guest: Carrie Gibson

Author Carrie Gibson has just come out with a new book- EL NORTE:The Epic And Forgotten story of Hispanic North America. Her first book, Empire's Crossroads: A History of the Caribbean from Columbus to the Present Day was published in 2014. Gibson earned a masters in history from the University of London and a PhD in history from the University of Cambridge.

After working for smaller publications and newspapers she worked at the Guardian in London from 2000 to 2006. She continues to contribute to the Guardian and its sister paper the Observer. Gibson's work has appeared in other media outlets, including BBC Radio 4 and Vox. Carrie Gibson lives in London--- however, she joins us by phone from Atlanta, Georgia.

 

Mar 6, 2019

KSFR RADIO 101.1FM SANTA FE NM

Producer and Host: Abigail Adler

Guest: David Treuer

David Treuer's newest book just out- is THE HEARTBEAT OF WOUNDED KNEE. He is the author of 7 books including 4 works of fiction.This latest book has already received a lot of attention from critics and scholars. Treuer's  stories and essays have appeared in many publications including, The Washington Post, the LA Times, "The New York Times," Esquire and Slate.

Currently he teaches at the university of Southern California where he is a professor of English.

Treuer grew up primarily on the Leech Lake Reservation in Minnesota.  His mother is Ojibwe and and was an Ojibwe Tribal Court Judge. His father was a Holocaust suvriver who worked in several capacities on the reservation. Treuer graduated from Princeton university with a degree in anthropology. He also wrote a thesis in creative writing. For that,Toni Morrison was his mentor. He then went on to earn a PhD in anthropology from the University of Michigan. In 2016, Treuer was a resident scholar at The School for Advanced Research in Santa fe. Today he joins us by phone from Tulsa Oklahoma.

 

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