We ring in the new year with a focus on local publishers. Joel Van Valin of Whistling Shade literary journal and press joins us to talk about their new publications. More information is available at their website, www.whistlingshade.com:http://www.whistlingshade.com.
In the second half of the show Doug Wilhide talks about A Long Shout: Selected Writings of Clarence Jonk, which he edited. Clarence Jonk. Clarence Jonk was a true Minnesota character who built a houseboat out of scrap materials during the Depression and sailed it down the Mississippi. He was a journal writer, poet, and children’s book author.
Doug Wilhide is a writer and founder of Trolley Car Press. He is also the poetry editor of the Southwest Journal.
Happy New Year! We have taken over the airwaves for 3 and 1/2 hours or rockin’ fun. We started by taking over International Jazz Conspiracy and continued with In Your Ear. Joining me in the studio are Dave Babb of the Front Porch Swinging Liquor Pigs, Liz Olds, Jackson Buck, The Bickermores and Kyra. Don’t forget to listen to International Jazz Conspiracy on Wednesday night New Years Eve to hear the first part of the show .