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Apr 30, 2019
Apr 24, 2019

KSFR RADIO 101.1 FM SANTA FE NM

Producer and Host: Abigail Adler

Guest: T.R. Kenneth

TR Kenneth's novel, A room Full of Night takes us on a roller coaster ride of a thriller.We are taken into the world of Nazis past and present, into the world of a mysterious evil corporation. We are taken along with the hero of the novel, Stag MacGuire as he askes the big question - Why?

    TR Kenneth (a pen name) was born in the midwest and grew up in the Netherlands, Japan, and Washington, DC. She is a graduate of Barnard College, Columbia University and an expert on the Third Reich and the history of genocide, in particular, the Holocaust. A Room Full of Night is her first thriller novel. TR Kenneth is a part-time resident of Santa Fe, NM

Apr 17, 2019

KSFR RADIO 101.1 FM SANTA FE NM

Producer and Host: Abigail Adler

Guest: Michel Stone

 

Michel Stone is a writer, speaker, and educator. Her critically acclaimed novels, Border Child and The Iguana Tree, have been optioned for film. The latest one, Border Child, recently came out in paperback.

Stone is a recipient of the South Carolina Fiction Award and the 2018 recipient of the Patricia Winn Award for Southern Literature. Her has published stories and essays in numerous magazines and literary reviews.

Stone's novels have been favorably reviewed in The San Francisco Chronicle, The New Yorker, The Atlanta Journal Constitution,  The New York Journal of Books, Texas Observer, Publishers Weekly and many others. She's a graduate of Clemson University with a Master's Degree from Converse College, and she is an alumna of the Sewanee Writers Conference.  She lives in Spartanburg, SC where she’s at work on her third novel. Her first name is pronounced like Michelle (Michel says, people always ask!)

 

Apr 10, 2019

KSFR RADIO 101.1 FM SANTA FE NM

Producer and Host: Abigail Adler

Guest: Sue Nelson

Sue Nelson's latest book, Wally Funk's Race For Space… The Extraordinary Story of a Female Aviation Pioneer- has just come out in the United States. It was first published in Great Britain.

The book puts readers in a a front seat as Nelson travels with the talented, brilliant and eccentric Wally Funk. Funk was one of the women in the U.S. space program which originally included women in 1962. Now in her 80's Funk hasn't given up her dream of space travel.

Author Sue Nelson is a former BBC TV and radio correspondent, presenter and producer. Nelson also was editor of The Biologist. Her field of expertise is science, technology and environment. Nelson has received acclaim and awards for her radio productions: Right Stuff Wrong Sex: Female Astronauts and Women with the Right Stuff.  Sue Nelson now makes films for the European Space Agency. She also hosts the podcast Space Boffins.

Nelson studied physics at University College Cardiff.  She won a Knight-Wallace Fellowship to the University of Michigan in 2004.

Apr 3, 2019

KSFR RADIO 101.1 FM SANTA FE NM

Producer and Host: Abigail Adler

Guest: Anne Hillerman

 

Anne Hillerman's newest novel, The Tale Teller, is the fifth in her Navajo Mysteries series.  It continues the saga of the Navajo policemen Joe Leaphorn and Jim Chee and policewoman Bernadette Manualito. It also continues the legacy of her father, Tony Hillerman, the famous author of 18 Leaphorn and Chee detective novels  Anne Hillerman has established herself firmly in the detective genre with THE TALE TELLER. All of her books in the series have become New York Times bestsellers.

Ann Hillerman, was a writer long before she began the Navajo mystery series. Hillermen wrote non-fiction pieces and worked as the editorial page editor for the New Mexican and the Journal North. Before that she worked as a reporter in print, , radio and TV.

Along with her husband and partner, photographer Don Strel,  Hillerman published the book, Tony Hillerman’s Landscape: On the Road with Chee and Leaphorn.

Anne ran the Hillerman writer’s conference and established the Tony Hillerman prize for best first mystery set in the Southwest.

Anne Hillerman grew up in Albuquerque and Santa Fe, NM.

 

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