Dog Eared Reads

KPLAFetching Books & Tales by the Kodiak Public Library Association (KPLA)

 

A monthly radio show for book-lovers, featuring 3 segments:

 

  • Beyond the Cover presents interviews with library-loving personalities.  Authors joining us at the library for events or book signings are often featured, or we work with the Kodiak Arts Council to highlight interviews from bands or individuals visiting to perform.
  • Community ROAR (Rave Over Amazing Reads) gives the people of Kodiak a chance to share book reviews of some of the great stories they have read recently.
  • On Lively LibChats the librarian and library assistants of the Kodiak Public Library bring you upcoming events, as well as tips and services that the Library offers.

Dog Eared Reads Episode 12

Beyond the Cover Feature: In this episode, we re-aired the interview we did with Sandor Katz that originally aired on Dog-Eared Reads in July 2015.  Sandor Katz is a fermentation revivalist and author of The Art of Fermentation (2012) & Wild Fermentation (2003).  He gives some great advice for people interested in fermentation, and discusses how to make homemade sauerkraut ... Read More »

Dog Eared Reads Episode 11

Beyond the Cover Feature: This month we speak with Dani Pettrey, author of The Alaskan Courage series, including the bestselling novels Submerged, Shattered, Stranded, Silenced, and Sabotaged, as well as the short story Shadowed, which is featured in the novella collection entitled Sins of the Past.  This high adventure, inspirational romance series takes place in the fictional town of the ... Read More »

Dog Eared Reads Episode 10

Beyond the Cover Feature: Sara Loewen joins us this month to share with us from her book Gaining Daylight, as well as to talk about The Salmon Project, including Made of Salmon: Alaska Stories from The Salmon Project, in which Sarah is also featured; along with over 50 other contributors from Kodiak and Alaska.  Sarah grew up in Noatak, Old ... Read More »

Dog Eared Reads Episode 9

Beyond the Cover Feature: 2 feature interviews this month with Authors that are visiting the Kodiak Public Library on April 15th from 7-9pm.  Fran Kelso is bringing Alaskan Attitudes and Abigail B. Calkin is bringing The Night Orion Fell & The Soul of my Soldier: Reflections of a Military Wife, for the Kodiak Public Library’s Author Meet & Greet & ... Read More »

Dog Eared Reads Episode 8

Beyond the Cover Feature: This month, in preparation of the Kodiak Public Library Association’s Annual Meeting on March 21st, we interview all 7 members of the KPLA board.  We discuss our lives and jobs here in Kodiak, as well as what inspired us to join the KPLA board.  We share our favorite KPLA-related stories, or talk about great books or ... Read More »

Dog Eared Reads Episode 7

  Beyond the Cover Feature: Heather Lende, writer of 2015’s "Find the Good: Unexpected Life Lessons from a small town Obituary Writer" stops by to discuss her book and her upcoming visit to the Kodiak College on Friday, February 26th. She shares how she got into writing obituaries for the Haines, Alaska paper, some stories about her job and life ... Read More »

Dog Eared Reads Episode 6

Beyond the Cover Feature: Local Kodiak Author G. William Yngve (Glenn Yngve). Glenn moved to Kodiak in 1973 after graduating Harvard and after some decades fishing, decided to author a trilogy of murder mysteries. The first, "A Cold Dark Place to Die" is available for sale online and at the Kodiak Public Library and Cost Savers. Glenn discusses this book, ... Read More »

Dog Eared Reads Episode 5

  Beyond the Cover Feature: Local Kodiak Author Stacy Studebaker. Stacy has worked in the school district teaching Science for 20 years. She is a founding member of the Audobon Society, and won the 2011 Celia Hunter Award by the Alaska Conservation Foundation for a lifetime of conservation work. She founded Sense of Place Press and has published 3 books, ... Read More »

Dog Eared Reads Episode 4

  Beyond the Cover Feature: Paul Morgan Stetler, Host and Creator of Letters Aloud, playing Thursday November 12th at the Gerald C. Wilson Auditorium by the Kodiak Arts Council. Paul Morgan Stetler discusses origins and inspirations for the show, where he finds the letters he uses in his performances, and reads of a few of his favorite letters. Community ROAR ... Read More »

Dog Eared Reads Episode 3

Beyond the Cover Feature: Bob Holman is a leader in spoken word and poetry, as well a slam and hip hop master;  teacher at Columbia and New York University; and Producer of language and poetry based TV and Movies. Bob visited Kodiak as part of his Alaska tour to promote his film, Language Matters, which highlights the importance of language ... Read More »

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