KSFR RADIO 101.1 FM SANTA FE NM
Producer and Host: Abigail Adler
Guest: Hampton Sides
HAMPTON SIDES is best-known for writing non-fiction adventure stories about times of war or epic expeditions of discovery and exploration. He is the author of the bestselling books- Ghost Soldiers, Blood and Thunder and, In the Kingdom of Ice.
His newest book- On Desperate Ground, comes out in October 2018. But if you are in Santa Fe, you are in luck because Hamtpon Sides will be at at the Violet Crown Theater on later today, Wednesday September 26 6:30 for a book launch and party. He will be reading and signing his new book along with a slideshow. Several Korean War Veterans will be joining him. The event is sponsored by Collected Works. He will also be reading at the Kimo theatre in Albuquerque on November 1st, 2018. That event is sponsored by Bookworks.
As a journalist, his work has been collected in numerous published anthologies.. He has been twice nominated for National Magazine Awards for feature writing. Hampton is editor-at-large for Outside and a frequent contributor to National Geographic and other magazines.
Hampton Sides graduated from Yale University with a BA in History. Sides was a fellow at the Santa Fe Institute in 2015. He is also a partner of Atalaya Productions, an independent film company that develops non-fiction and historical stories for the screen.