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WORDS ON A WIRE - Katheleen Alcala

Dec 6, 2021

Kathleen Alcala

In this episode Daniel Chacón has a conversation with Kathleen Alcalá, author of six books of fiction and nonfiction. Her work has received the Western States Book Award, the Governor’s Writers Award, and a Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association Book Award. She received her second Artist Trust Fellowship in 2008, and in 2014 was honored by the National Latino Writers Group, Con Tinta. She has been designated an Island Treasure in the Arts on Bainbridge Island.


A new edition of "Spirits of the Ordinary" was reissued in 2021 by Raven Chronicles Press.  For a full biography and list of her books, visit her website at www.kathleenalcala.com

Originally aired on November 14, 2021