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. 92: Granada Books

Emmett McDonough co-owner of Granada Books talks with host Fred Klein about the the history of bookselling in Santa Barbara. Granada Books is the new kid on the block as…

Ep. 91: Melodie Johnson Howe

Melodie Johnson Howe joins host Fred Klein again to talk about her new book City of Mirrors: A Diana Poole Thriller. Melodie’s life as a former actress and wife of…

Ep. 90: Margaret Sands Orchowski

Peggy (Margaret) Sands Orchowski discusses her new book Immigration and the American Dream: Battling the Political Hype and Hysteria with host Fred Klein. Peggy is currently the Congressional Correspondent in…

Ep. 89: Marcy Luikart

Marcy Luikart, sits down with host Fred Klein to talk about her new novel River Braids. Set on the Mississippi River, the story reveals a lot about the 1904 Olympic…

Ep. 88: Lisa Gonzalez

Lisa Gonzalez, Youth Services Project Coordinator at the Santa Barbara Public Library.informs host Fred Klein about the summer reading program and many other activities going on in public libraries around…

Ep. 87: Karen Keskinen

Karen Keskinen talks with host Fred Klein about her new novel Blood Orange: A Mystery which is set in Santa Barbara. Literary Gumbo: Karen Keskinen from Literary Gumbo on Vimeo.

Ep. 86: Monte Schulz

Author Monte Schulz discusses the upcoming Santa Barbara Writers Conference (June 8-13, 2013) with host Fred Klein. Monte also talks about his forthcoming novel Naughty (Fantagraphics Books, Sept. 2013). Literary…

Ep. 85: Matt Pallamary

Author, writing workshop leader, shamanic explorer Matthew J. Pallamary share good news about his book Land Without Evil with host Fred Klein. Agent Red of Austin TX turned the novel…

Ep. 84: Lynda Millner

Montecito Journal columnist Lynda Millner tells host Fred Klein about her fun job of covering nonprofit fundraising events in and around Santa Barbara. Literary Gumbo: Lynda Millner from Literary Gumbo…

Ep 83: David Rensin

Ventura author David Rensin chats with host Fred Klein about his many books including those he wrote with celebrities such as Chris Rock, Jeff Foxworthy, and Tim Allen. Literary Gumbo:…