Lit KC

Lit KC

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Writers writing in Kansas City and its surrounds. Episodes every other Saturday.


Orrin Grey
Sep 8, 2018 • 42 min
In this episode, Jason talks with Orrin Grey. Orrin Grey is a writer, editor, amateur film scholar, and monster expert who was born on the night before Halloween. His stories of monsters, ghosts, and sometimes the ghosts of monsters have appeared in…
Carmen Moreno
Aug 25, 2018 • 45 min
Carmen Moreno is an artist, a writer, an activist, ‘zine maker, story collector, and mushroom hunter. She received her BFA in 2010 from the Kansas City Art Institute in Interdisciplinary Art and Creative Writing with a Certification in Community Arts and…
Gustavo Aybar
Aug 11, 2018 • 67 min
In this episode, Jason talks with Gustavo Aybar. Gustavo Aybar is a graduate of the University of Missouri-Kansas City where he received his MA in Romance Languages & Literature. His latest collection of poetry is entitled, We Seek Asylum (Willow…
M.G. Salazar
Jul 28, 2018 • 50 min
In this episode, Jason talks with M.G. Salazar. M.G. is a writer, performer, and the curator/owner of the vintage clothing shop, The Skullery Maid. They currently appear as a subject in the Emmy-nominated HBO documentary Abortion: Stories Women Tell .…
Craig M. Workman
Jul 14, 2018 • 46 min
In this episode, Jason talks with Craig M. Workman. Craig teaches at JCCC and UMKC and writes short fiction. His short story collection, The Throwaways, will be released by Scarlet Leaf Press in September 2018. You can find Craig on Facebook but he is…
Jessica Ayala
Jun 30, 2018 • 45 min
In this episode, Jason talks with Jessica Ayala. Jessica Ayala is a published author, spoken word artist and writer-in-residence at Charlotte Street Foundation. Her work is a merging of oral tradition, visual storytelling, and poetry inviting a unique…
James P. McNamara
Jun 16, 2018 • 45 min
In this episode, Jason talks with James P. McNamara. James is a poet, collage artist, and political activist living and working in Kansas City. James is on Instagram @poetjamesp. His website is outhereincarcountry.com. Music: “The Lollygaggers,” by…
Jeanette Powers
Jun 2, 2018 • 41 min
In this episode, Jason talks with Jeanette Powers. Jeanette has degrees in physics and math and specializes in logic, imagination and swimming rivers. Her most recent book is Gasconade, from NightBallet Press. She is a force of community-building nature.…
Adam “Bucho” Rodenberger
May 19, 2018 • 52 min
In this episode, Jason talks with Adam “Bucho” Rodenberger. Adam’s debut short story collection, Scaring the Stars Into Submission, is available on Amazon. Buy it. Adam is on Twitter @authorbuch. He’s on Instagram @therealpinkmanther. His blog is…
Jessica Conoley
May 5, 2018 • 45 min
In this episode, Jason talks with Jessica Conoley. Jessica used to see a lot of concerts, but now she writes YA fiction and essays. Jessica is on Twitter @jaconoley. Her website is http://jessicaconoley.com. Music: “The Lollygaggers,” by…
Jason Ryberg
Apr 21, 2018 • 50 min
In this episode, Jason talks with Jason Ryberg. Jason Ryberg is the author of twelve books of poetry, six screenplays, a few short stories, several angry letters to various magazine and newspaper editors, and a box full of folders, notebooks and scraps of…
Samantha Slupski
Apr 7, 2018 • 49 min
In this episode, Jason talks with Samantha Slupski. Samantha is a poet and mental health advocate who currently serves as the Executive Director of Poetic Underground. She’s the Slam Master of Kansas City Poetry Slam and co-director of Chameleon Arts. Her…