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. 133: A.J. Harris

A.J. Harris returns to tell host Fred Klein about his new book Revenge/Revancha. Literary Gumbo: A.J. Harris from Literary Gumbo on Vimeo.

Ep. 132: Robert Johnson

Author and screenwriter Robert Johnson sits down with host Fred Klein to talk about his latest novel. Johnson’s book, The Culling, is about a young virologist who must decide if…

Ep. 131: Frederic Hunter

Author Frederic Hunter returns to tell host Fred Klein about his new novel The Girl Ran Away. The story came out of his experience covering sub-Saharan Africa as a foreign…

Ep. 130: Marilee Zdenek

Right brain guru Marilee Zdenek shares with host Fred Klein about her life experiences including acting in films, losing everything in the Bel Air fire and the sudden death of…

Ep. 129: Stephen Russell

Stephen Russell reminisces about meeting host Fred Klein at the Santa Barbara Writers conference. Stephen’s second novel, Command and Control, will be released in November 2014. Literary Gumbo: Stephen Russell…

Ep. 128: Judy Scher

Judy Scher tells host Fred Klein about her new book Let the Clock Run Wild: Wit and Wisdom from Boomers and Bobbysoxers that she co-authored with Jewell Coburn. Literary Gumbo:…

Ep. 127: Sideways 10 Year Anniversary

Former County Film Commissioner Martine White reminisces with host Fred Klein about her part in bringing the movie Sideways to Santa Barbara ten years ago. The film Sideways, based on…

Ep. 126: Jerry Camarillo Dunn

Jerry Camarillo Dunn returns to update host Fred Klein on his latest travel writing adventures. Jerry also demonstrates his talent for magic tricks. Literary Gumbo: Jerry Camarillo Dunn from Literary…

Ep. 125: Ivor Davis

Ivor Davis tells host Fred Klein about his adventures of touring with The Beatles in 1964. Ivor’s new book The Beatles and Me On Tour commemorates The Beatles first American…

Ep. 124: Max Devoe Talley

Author Max Devoe Talley chats with host Fred Klein about the road to publication, which for Max included making valuable connections at the Santa Barbara Writers Conference. His debut novel,…