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May 15, 2019

KSFR RADIO 101.1 FM SANTA FE NM

Producer and Host: Abigail Adler

Guest: W.C. Jameson

W.C. Jameson has written more than 100 books, 1500 articles, and 400 songs which he accompanies with his guitar and harmonica. So you better be ready to use some pretty big numbers when you're talking about W.C. He is also a treasure hunter, and the subject of two documentaries. When he's not locked away writing, W.C. travels the country playing his songs at music festivals, universities and roadhouses.

He's recorded 10 albums of original music and contributed music to the soundtrack for 7 movies. He's also published 3 books of poetry.

W.C. is with us today to talk about his latest book- ROCKY MOUNTAIN TRAIN ROBBERIES  -True stories of Notorious Bandits and Infamous Escapes.

He will be the first to tell you he's from Texas--- Llano Texas.

May 8, 2019

KSFR RADIO 101.1 FM SANTA FE NM

Producer and Host: Abigail Adler

Guest: W.K. Stratton

W.K. Stratton (William Kip Stratton) writes about what he knows and what he likes- And that is film-making, boxing and rodeo. WK--– friends call him by his middle name, Kip– is the bestselling author of nine books. The latest, just out is, The Wild Bunch: Sam Peckinpah, a Revolution in Hollywood, and the Making of a Legendary Film .

Stratton has deep family roots in the West. He was born in Guthrie< Oklahoma, and has lived much of his life in Texas. His mother's family homesteaded outside Guthrie during the Great Land Run of 1889. His father was a rodeo cowboy.

Stratton put himself through college by working as a newspaper reporter. He earned a bachelor's degree in English with honors. He also has a Master’s degree in English.

Since then, Stratton has worked as a newspaper journalist (Tulsa World) and as a high tech manager to support his writing career. He freelances for the  Dallas Morning News. In addition, he has published articles in many magazines including Texas Monthly, GQ, Outside, Sports Illustrated, and Texas Observer.

He has published 3 books of poetry. 

He lives in Austin, Texas.

May 1, 2019

KSFR RADIO 101.1 FM SANTA FE NM

Producer and Host: Abigail Adler

Guest: Priyanka Kumar

Priyanka Kumar writes for the Santa Fe New Mexican, the Washington Post, and the Los Angeles Review of Books. Her focus is literary criticism and books that deal with the natural world.

Kumar also wrote, directed, and produced the feature documentary The Song of the Little Road about revered Indian film maker Satyajit Ray. The film includes interviews with Martin Scorsese and Peter Rainer. It is now part of the permanent collection of the Academy of Motion Pictures of Arts and Sciences.

Priyanka Kumar is a recipient of many awards and grants including an Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Award, New Mexico/New Visions Governor’s Award,  and an Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences Fellowship. Her debut novel, the critically acclaimed Take Wing and Fly Here, was published in 2013. 

Kumar has earned a degree in English Literature from University of Toronto and a masters in film production from The University of Southern California. She has taught filmmaking at The University of California, Santa Cruz. 

Priyanka Kumar grew up in India and as a teenager moved to Canada. She now lives in Santa Fe, NM

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