#62 – Author Chat: Monica Cable

Local author, Monica Cable, chatted with me about her upcoming book entitled If You Were An Alien Would You Want To Live Here: an Alien Hypothesis (101 Reasons Why Fearing an Alien Invasion is Absolutely Preposterous and 10 That Kinda Make Sense).  Long title–mighty fine read.

Monica Cable _ book cover

Available soon!  Check back here for updates.

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#61 – Silenced In The Surf Book Launch

On March 29th, I joined fellow podcaster, Sean Barron of The Portland Cool Podcast, in the launch party of local author Kate Dyer-Seeley‘s book called Silenced In The Surf, the third installment in the Pacific Northwest Mystery series published by Kensington Press.  I was behind the scenes this time while Sean was the host of the show, which also included Anneke Ayers from Double Mountain Brewery, and Greg Stiegel from Columbia Gorge Windsurfing Association, whose companies were featured in Kate’s book.  Thanks for giving it a listen.

The author, Kate Dyer-Seeley, and her newest book, Silenced In The Surf | Photo Credit: Nic Raingsey

Buy Silenced In The Surf from Amazon.com, Barnes & Noble, Kindle, and other book retailers via Indie Bound.

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#60 – Author Chat: Ellie Alexander

Author, Ellie Alexander, sat down with me to chat about her book, On Thing Icing, which is the third installment of the Bakeshop Mystery Series from St. Martin’s Press.  Hear about Ellie’s writing journey, the development of the characters and stories in her cozy mystery version of Ashland, Ore., and her love for the Gilmore Girls.

 

Buy On Thin Icing from Amazon.com, Barnes & Noble, and other book retailers via Indie Bound.

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#59 – Redux: The Zone Continuum

Friend of the show and former guest, Bruce Zick, reconnected with me about the reboot of The Zone Continuum, a comic book series whose original incarnation he first published in 1992.  [To listen to Bruce’s first visit to the show, click here.]

 

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You can purchase The Zone Continuum from Dark Horse Comics, Amazon.com, Barnes & Noble, Powell’s Book, and comic book retailers everywhere.

 

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#53 – Author Chat: Kate Kort

In this episode, I chatted with newly-published local author, Kate Kortabout her book Glass and her journey as an author.

 

Catch her at the Camas Library today, 11/17/2015, at 6:30 pm, for a reading and meet-and-greet.

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You can purchase Glass from Brick Mantel Books, Amazon.com, Barnes & Noble, and other book retailers.

 

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#51 – Author Chat: Michael Helquist

I recently sat down with author, historian, and activist, Michael Helquist, to discuss his newest book, Marie Equi: Radical Politics and Outlaw Passions.  

Michael is a native Portlander but has been based in San Francisco since the early 80’s.  His writings have also appeared on the Oregon Historical Quarterly, the American Medical News, Ms. Magazine, the Journal of Homosexuality, The Advocate, and the San Francisco Bay Guardian.

His book on Dr. Marie Equi explores the life of a remarkable person who left her mark in Portland history.

 

 

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#49 – The Peculiarium

The Peculiarium celebrates everything that’s weird about Portland and beyond.  Listen to my chat with one of this Northwest Portland gem’s co-founders, Mike Wellins.

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