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. 22: Tim Schwartz

Host Fred Klein talks to Tim Schwartz who is the Director of the Santa Barbara area Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic. Literary Gumbo: Tim Schwartz from Literary Gumbo on…

Ep. 21: Kathleen Sharp

Host Fred Klein interviews Kathleen Sharp, an award-winning journalist and author of the acclaimed biography Mr. & Mrs. Hollywood. She talks for the first time about her latest book Blood…

Ep. 20: Marc Jaffe

Long-time editor and publisher, Marc Jaffe, reminisced with host Fred Klein about being a major figure in the corporate publishing world as Editorial Director of Bantam Books for 19 years….

Ep. 19: Barney Brantingham

Longtime Santa Barbara columnist Barney Brantingham shares his perspective with host Fred Klein. Literary Gumbo: Barney Brantingham from Literary Gumbo on Vimeo.

Ep. 18: Susan Miles Gulbransen

Long time local resident Susan Miles Gulbransen entertained host Fred Klein with the history of writers in Santa Barbara. Even after the cameras stopped rolling they were still rattling off…

Ep. 17: Erin Graffy

Do you know How to Santa Barbara? This week’s guest, Erin Graffy, enlightens host Fred Klein about her writing, including her books that instruct society ladies on How to Santa…

Ep. 16: Frederic Hunter

Lincolnphiles will enjoy host Fred Klein’s chat with Frederic Hunter, author of Abe and Molly: The Lincoln Courtship. Literary Gumbo: Frederic Hunter from Literary Gumbo on Vimeo.

Ep. 15: Leslie Andrea Westbrook

Santa Barbara author and journalist Leslie Andrea Westbrook joins host Fred Klein in the studio to talk about her widely published articles and her new book A Century of Success…

Ep. 14: Toni Lopopolo

Former executive editor at Macmillan and then St. Martin’s Press, Toni Lopopolo, reminisces with host Fred Klein about her many years in publishing, and talks about her unique editing skills…

Ep. 13: Meg Waite Clayton

Host Fred Klein chats with novelist Meg Waite Clayton, author of the bestselling Wednesday Sisters and Four Ms. Bradwells due out March 2011. Literary Gumbo: Meg Waite Clayton from Literary…