The Sandra Moran Radio Book Club is on The Tenth Voice every second Saturday, 1-2 p.m. Central time. This LGBT public affairs show has been on the air since 1989 on KKFI 90.1 FM, Kansas City’s 100,000-watt community radio station. On this Radio Book Club show we discuss LGBTQ books with a variety of authors, books, genres, and panelists. To keep up to date, you can “like” the show page at www.facebook.com/SandraMoranBookClub/.
Here is the projected schedule for 2019 with podcast links for shows that have aired:
January 12, 2019: Year 4 of the Sandra Moran Radio Book Club begins with Marriage of a Thousand Lies. Author SJ Sindu joins panelists Johnda Boyce, Carol Rosenfeld, and host Elizabeth Andersen for a discussion of this award-winning novel. SJ Sindu’s Marriage of a Thousand Lies
February 9, 2019: It’s the fourth year of the Sandra Moran Radio Book Club, and this was a different kind of show. Philip Hooser and Elizabeth Andersen hosted and talked to some regular listeners.
March 9, 2019: Author Jaime Harker is on the show to talk about The Lesbian South: Southern Feminists, the Women in Print Movement, and the Queer Literary Canon with Cheryl Pletcher and Elizabeth Andersen. In this book, Jaime Harker uncovers a largely forgotten literary renaissance in southern letters. The Lesbian South
April 13, 2019: Living on the Edge or It’s a Mystery! Linda Wilson and I talk first with author Cheryl Head about Catch Me When I’m Falling, her latest, and third, Charlie Mack Motown Mystery. Then author Ann Aptaker discusses with us Flesh and Gold, her fourth book in the Cantor Gold Crime Series. Charlie Mack and Cantor Gold
May 11, 2019: Philip “blue owl” Hooser hosts and is joined by librarian/technician Sean Taylor, teacher Ronnie Lathrop to discuss with author Eric Andrews-Katz his novel Tartarus. Tartarus
June 8: Author Christopher Bram is on the show to talk with panelists William Sterling Walker, Philip Hooser, and Elizabeth Andersen. We discuss Gods and Monsters (originally titled Father of Frankenstein) and Eminent Outlaws: The Gay Writers Who Changed America. Christopher Bram
June 29: Bonus Book Club! The theme is climate fiction, a timely subject, as authors Bev Prescott and Anna Burke talk about their thrilling novels 2° and Compass Rose with Michelle Pond and host Elizabeth Andersen. Anna Burke and Bev Prescott
July 13: To honor the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising, Philip blue owl Hooser will host members of a cast that brought Street Theater, the play by Doric Wilson, to life in Kansas City in the late 1980s. Among the guests will be director Carl Hippensteel, Dennis Walker, Jennifer Parker Burrus, Jeff Davolt, and Michael Cranston, who is directing his own version of the play!
August 10: Elizabeth’s co-host is author Kris Bryant, and we are speaking with authors Georgia Beers and Melissa Brayden about the romance genre. Romance with Kris, Georgia, and Melissa
August 31: Mercedes Lewis discusses her poems in Glimpses of a Fractured Soul and Stefani Deoul discusses her Sid Rubin Silicon Alley Adventures, including Zero Sum Game and the forthcoming Say Her Name. Mercedes Lewis and Stefani Deoul
September 14: Author Jenifer Levin, author of Sea of Light, is on the book club show with Michelle Pond and Elizabeth Andersen. Jenifer Levin
October 12: To celebrate LGBT History Month, author Lynn Ames discusses her historical novels Chain Reaction and the prequel, Secrets Well Kept with reviewer Tara Scott and Elizabeth Andersen. Lynn Ames
November 9: Because of host Elizabeth’s extended stay in British Columbia, a “classic” episode of the Sandra Moran Radio Book Club aired. Here is the podcast for the Lillian Faderman show from March 10, 2018: Lillian Faderman
December 14: Cheryl Pletcher, Karen Richard, and Elizabeth Andersen talk about Sandra Moran’s Nudge and its companion, The Addendum. This is a fascinating novel about history, religion, politics, and social issues. Nudge