KFAI fondly remembers J. Otis Powell‽, poet, scholar, visionary and dear friend to many.
Celebrate J. Otis Powell‽’s life at a KFAI community gathering on Saturday, September 30th from 2-4pm at SPNN. Bring your stories, bring your poetry, bring your memories and spend time with a community of people who loved him.
J. Otis will be honored posthumously at the 2017 Annual Sally Awards, held on Monday, October 16th. Admission to the event is free, but reservations are required. Consider honoring J. Otis Powell‽for his Commitment to community by attending. Click here to reserve your spot!
He was one of the founders of the Write On! Radio program and a frequent and consistently uplifting presence at KFAI both on and off the air. Since his untimely death on August 28th, J. Otis’s many friends have celebrated his contributions to our shared culture throughout the KFAI program schedule. You can hear some of the moments our program hosts shared by clicking on the links at our J. Otis Powell‽ page.