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. 102: Tracy Shawn

Author Tracy Shawn tells host Fred Klein about her debut novel The Grace of Crows. They also talk about the writing teachers who helped Tracy on her path to publication….

Ep. 101: Dale Griffiths Stamos

Playwright Dale Griffiths Stamos talks to host Fred Klein about her writing career, her plays, and her foyer into the world of film. Literary Gumbo: Dale Griffiths Stamos from Literary…

Ep. 100: Shelly Lowenkopf, Part 2

Shelly Lowenkopf returns for our 100th episode to continue the discussion about self publishing versus traditional publishing with host Fred Klein. The two also recall their days in New York…

Ep. 99: Shelly Lowenkopf, Part 1

Shelly Lowenkopf discusses self publishing versus traditional publishing with host Fred Klein. Literary Gumbo:Shelly Lowenkopf, Part 1 from Literary Gumbo on Vimeo.

Ep. 98: A J Har­ris

Author A. J. Har­ris joins host Fred Klein for a discussion about Harris’ new book Farewell My Country. Literary Gumbo: Alvin J. Har­ris from Literary Gumbo on Vimeo.

Ep. 97: Monte Schulz’s new novel Naughty

Author Monte Schulz returns to tell host Fred Klein about his new novel Naughty. The book is based on a true story about the hardboiled exploits of a real-life femme…

Ep. 96: Paul Willis

Santa Barbara Poet Laureate Emeritus Paul Willis tells host Fred Klein about his journey from Fantasy author to Literature Professor to writing poetry.. Paul also reads a couple of his…

Ep. 95: Catherine Ann Jones

Catherine Ann Jones discusses her new book, Heal Your Self with Writing, with host Fred Klein. They also talk about Catherine’s career as an actress, screenwriter, writing teacher, and author…

Ep. 94: Meg Waite Clayton

Author Meg Waite Clayton returns to tell host Fred Klein about her latest book The Wednesday Daughters, a follow up novel to The Wednesday Sisters. Literary Gumbo: Meg Waite Clayton…

Ep. 93: Kathleen O’Donnell

Author Kathleen O’Donnell talks with host Fred Klein about her debut novel Last Day for Rob Rhino. The main character is loosely based on a 70s porn star. Literary Gumbo:…