Literary Gumbo

Literary Gumbo is a weekly look at the world of writers and the publishing industry. Host Fred Klein conducts in depth interviews with a variety of scribes – from daily columnists to bestselling authors. It also includes regular updates on new books, book club favorites, and publishing news. The show’s Director, Lisa Angle, makes sure every episode is posted online, making it available to viewers nationally and internationally.

Ep. 196: Mary Tonetti Dorra

Author Mary Tonetti Dorra discusses her new novel, Demeter’s Choice, with host Fred Klein. Mary has written travel articles for Gourmet Magazine and The New York Times as well as…

Ep. 195: Toni Lopopolo

Workshop leader and literary agent Toni Lopopolo engages host Fred Klein in a discussion about twenty-first century writing. Lopopolo’s popular “Tea with Toni” writing workshops meet weekly in Carpinteria and…

Ep. 194: Dale Griffiths Stamos

Author, screenwriter, and workshop leader Dale Griffiths Stamos returns to tell host Fred Klein about her new book, RenWomen: What Modern Renaissance Women Have to Teach Us About Living Rich,…

Ep. 193: Neville Johnson

Author, poet, and songwriter Neville Johnson chats with host Fred Klein about many things, including Johnson’s new book of poetry, What Took You So Long: Poems for People in Love….

Ep. 192: Charles Wilborn

Author Charles Wilborn shows off his new memoir, From Boyhood to Hollywood, to host Fred Klein. In this book he shares great inside stories from his 45-year career as a…

Ep. 191: Burke Franklin

Burke Franklin informs host Fred Klein about Business Power Tools and his new book Business Black Belt. Franklin’s business expertise is extensive and reaches back to his UC Santa Barbara…

Ep. 190: Sandra Perez Gluschankoff

Author Sandra Perez Gluschankoff returns to tell host Fred Klein about her second novel, Franzisca’s Box. Gluschankoff is also part of a new docu-series, Life.Matters with Dr. Michelle Gordon which…

Ep. 189: Ray Bourhis

Lawyer and author Ray Bourhis gives host Fred Klein the low down on his new novel, BILLIONAIRES and BAGMEN: What Happens When A Small Town Takes Them On. The main…

Ep. 188: Alice Rene

Award-winning author Alice Rene sits down with host Fred Klein to show off her new suspense novel, The Other Side of Him. Alice’s previous book, Becoming Alice, a Memoir, won…

Ep. 187: Ernie Witham

Author Ernie Witham pops in to show host Fred Klein his new humorous travel book, Where Are Pat and Ernie Now. Witham will be on two panels during the Santa…