(First airdate: December 6, 2017) Author Louise Marley talks with Cris Wilson about her newest book A Secret History of Witches published under the pseudonym Louisa Morgan. Louise also discusses her Benedict Hall series set in Seattle after WWI published under the name Cate Campbell. Her 20 novels, ranging from historical fiction to science fiction, all feature strong women who push against societal norms and expectations.
(First airdate: November 2017) Author and lecturer Langdon Cook talks with Booklovers’ Cafe host Cris Wilson about his newest book, Upstream: Searching for Wild Salmon From River to Table. Langdon takes us on a journey up and down the Pacific coast to meet the charismatic people whose lives are led by the fish that we all follow.
(First airdate: October 4, 2017) Cris Wilson talks with Julie Christine Johnson, award-winning author of the novels In Another Life and The Crows of Beara. You can learn more about her at juliechristinejohnson.com.
(First airdate: September 6, 2017) Cris Wilson talks with Holly J. Hughes and shares poems from her book, Beyond Forgetting: Poetry and Prose about Alzheimer’s Disease. Books and Resource information at hollyjhughes.com.
(First airdate: March 1, 2017) Cris Wilson talks with author, artist, adventurer Yvonne Wakefield, introducing her newest book Babe in the Woods. They talk about learning to build a log cabin, the hard way, and remote rural living.
(first airdate: February 1, 2017) Cris Wilson talks with Leif Whittaker, author, mountaineer, environmentalist, about his memoir My Old Man and the Mountain, growing up in Port Townsend, and his summit of Everest.
(First airdate: January 4, 2017) Cris Wilson talks with two of the Interfaith Amigos: Rabbi Ted Falcon and Iman Jamal Raman.
(First airdate: November 30, 2016) Cris Wilson talks with author and speaker Michael Meade about youth, elders, and wisdom.
(first airdate: November 2, 2016) Cris Wilson talks with Cynthia Trenshaw about poetry and street-level outreach of a very different style.
(First airdate: October 5, 2016) Cris Wilson interviews Port Townsend’s own Kaci Cronkhite, author of “Finding Pax: The Unexpected Journey of a Little Wooden Boat.”
(First airdate: September 7, 2016) Cris Wilson talks about sailing, swisher, R2K, and writing with Jim Lynch, author of Before the Wind, a book all about sailing.
(First airdate: August 10, 2016) Cris Wilson talks with Geoff Lawson, directory of the Bushwick Book Club. Where you read the book and write a song. The conversation is the performance.
(first airdate: August 3, 2016) Cris Wilson interviews Daniel Winkler, an ecologist author who travels the world helping others discover the delight of mushroom hunting. From truffles to cordyceps and everything in between!
(first airdate: July 6, 2016). Cris Wilson interviews author Sam Ligon to discuss his recent novel “Among the Dead and Dreaming” and illustrated collection of short stories “Wonderland”. Sam is also Artistic Director of this year’s Port Townsend Writers Conference, from July 17 to 24.
(first airdate: June 1, 2016) Cris Wilson interviews poet Gary Lemons, the author of The Snake and Snake Second Wind. We discuss these books and more to come about Snake, the tragic-comic figure of eternity and dream, where at the end of the world it remains the repository of all Earth’s memories and shared consciousness.