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26 Author Natalie Galli

"Natalie Galli" author of "The Girl Who Said No" on Matthew Felix's "Matthew Félix on Air" video podcast. “She upended a 1000-year old Sicilian tradition.” In 1966 a young girl in Sicily upended 1000 years of Sicilian custom by refusing to marry the man who raped her. I talked with author Natalie Galli about her new book, which recounts her quest - fifty years later - to try to find “The Girl Who Said No.” . Natalie Galli has written two illustrated children’s books, and her writing has been anthologized in "Italy, A Love Story." She has worked as an editor and proofreader for Burning Books, as a columnist for The Berkeley Monthly, and as a freelance contributor to the San Francisco Chronicle.

“She upended a 1000-year old Sicilian tradition.”
In 1966 a young girl in Sicily upended 1000 years of Sicilian custom by refusing to marry the man who raped her. I talked with author Natalie Galli about her new book, which recounts her quest - over twenty years later - to try to find The Girl Who Said No.

Natalie Galli has written two illustrated children’s books, and her writing has been anthologized in Italy, A Love Story. She has worked as an editor and proofreader for Burning Books, as a columnist for The Berkeley Monthly, and as a freelance contributor to the San Francisco Chronicle.

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25 Mia Funk: Artist & Creative Process Exhibition Founder

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Mia Funk not only paints and writes, but she interviews accomplished creators as part of her Creative Process Exhibition, founded at the Sorbonne and traveling to 40 leading universities worldwide.

In this, my third show from Paris, I talked with Mia about her own work, the exhibition, and interviewing. We also discussed the Notre Dame catastrophe - which we witnessed firsthand together - her own creative process, both as it relates to her writing and to her painting, and much more.

Mia Funk is an artist, author, and interviewer. Mia’s portraits of writers and artists appear in many public collections, including the U.S. Library of Congress, Dublin Writers Museum, Office of Public Works, Centre Culturel Irlandais de Paris, and other museums and culture centers. Her paintings of Francis Bacon and Lucian Freud won the Thames & Hudson Pictureworks Prize and were exhibited in Brussels for Bacon’s centenary, in Paris at the American University, as well as at international arts festivals in Europe. Mia has received many awards and honors, including the Prix de Peinture from the Salon d’Automne de Paris and has exhibited at the Grand Palais, also in Paris. She served on the National Advisory Council of the American Writers Museum 2016-17 and is on the advisory board of the European Conference for the Humanities. She is also the founder of The Creative Process, an exhibition and international educational initiative traveling to leading universities around the world.

Next show Author Nathalie Galli shares her new memoir, The Girl Who Said No: A Search In Sicily.

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24 Paris with Author Erin Byrne

"Matthew Felix on Air": PARIS WITH AUTHOR "ERIN BYRNE" Author, filmmaker, and LitWings founder Erin Byrne has had - and continues to have - a long love affair with Paris. She’s written and edited books about it, and is currently working on another. She’s made a film here. She holds an annual event here. I talked with Erin about how it all began, the books and film, and, of course, her recent LitWings event, which was the impetus for my own trip. We also talked magical guides, past and present; writing, Erin’s time at a Paris institution, Shakespeare & Company bookstore; travel; and much more. We went deep, we had a lot of laughs. Erin even decided to hijack my close! :o . Erin Byrne is the author of Wings: Gifts of Art, Life, and Travel in France, editor of two Vignettes & Postcards anthologies—one for Paris and one for Morocco—and she is writer of The Storykeeper film. Erin’s travel essays, poetry, fiction, and screenplays have won many awards including three Grand Prize Solas Awards, the Foreword Indies Book of the Year, an Accolade Award for film, and the Pinnacle Achievement Award. Erin is Travel Writing curator for The Creative Process Exhibition, which was launched at the Sorbonne and travels to the world’s leading universities. Her screenplay, Siesta, is in pre-production in Spain, and she is working on a novel set in the Paris Ritz during the occupation.

Happy Easter!

Author, filmmaker, and LitWings founder Erin Byrne has had - and continues to have - a long love affair with Paris. She’s written and edited books about it, and is currently working on another. She’s made a film here. She holds an annual event here.

I talked with Erin about how it all began, the books and film, and, of course, her recent LitWings event, which was the impetus for my own trip. We also talked magical guides, past and present; writing; Erin’s time at a Paris institution, Shakespeare & Company bookstore; travel; and much more. We went deep, we had a lot of laughs. Erin even decided to hijack my close! :o

Erin Byrne is the author of Wings: Gifts of Art, Life, and Travel in France, editor of two Vignettes & Postcards anthologies—one for Paris and one for Morocco—and she is writer of The Storykeeper film. Erin’s travel essays, poetry, fiction, and screenplays have won many awards including three Grand Prize Solas Awards, the Foreword Indies Book of the Year, an Accolade Award for film, and the Pinnacle Achievement Award. Erin is Travel Writing curator for The Creative Process Exhibition, which was launched at the Sorbonne and travels to the world’s leading universities. Her screenplay, Siesta, is in pre-production in Spain, and she is working on a novel set in the Paris Ritz during the occupation.

Next show Artist, author, and Creative Process Exhibition founder Mia Funk.

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23 A San Francisco Author in Paris: David Downie

Matthew Félix on Air: Author David Downie.  Are you interested in Paris? Do you like suspenseful literary novels? Two unrelated questions, except that on this episode I talked about both with author David Downie.  David is a San Francisco native who has lived in Paris for over thirty years and has written a new novel, The Gardener of Eden, that takes place in the Pacific Northwest. We talked about Paris, his new novel, and much more.  David Downie has written for over 50 publications worldwide including Bon Appétit, The Los Angeles Times, Town & Country Travel, The San Francisco Chronicle, epicurious.com, and Salon.com. He is the author of the critically acclaimed Paris, Paris: Journey into the City of Light, three Terroir guides, as well as several cookbooks and crime novels.

Bonjour de Paris!

Are you interested in Paris? Do you like suspenseful literary novels? Two unrelated questions, except that on this episode I talked about both with author David Downie.

David is a San Francisco native who has lived in Paris for over thirty years and has written a new novel, The Gardener of Eden, that takes place in the Pacific Northwest. We talked about Paris, his new novel, and much more.

David Downie has written for over 50 publications worldwide including Bon Appétit, The Los Angeles Times, Town & Country Travel, The San Francisco Chronicle, epicurious.com, and Salon.com. He is the author of the critically acclaimed Paris, Paris: Journey into the City of Light, three Terroir guides, as well as several cookbooks and crime novels.

Next show Writer, filmmaker, and LitWings founder Erin Byrne and I chat in Paris, France!

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22 Author & Artist Martha Grover

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SF Weekly said that “Grover is funny as hell.” And I agree.

Author, poet, and artist Martha Grover and I had a great chat about writing and visual art, her zine, Somnambulist, and her memoirs, including The End of My Career - a finalist for the 2017 Oregon Book Awards in creative nonfiction. We also discussed process, some of the main themes in her work (work, illness, sex and relationships, humor), and her current project, a graphic memoir. Through it all, we also had a lot of laughs! A fun, inspiring conversation.

Next show Writer, filmmaker, and LitWings founder Erin Byrne and I chat in Paris, France!

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21 Solo Stage Performer Natacha Ruck

Natacha Ruck on "Matthew Felix on Air" video podcast. It was so great having fellow Marsh-ian, stage performer, and podcast producer Natacha Ruck in the studio! We compared our recent experiences performing at San Francisco’s The Marsh theater, talked about Natacha’s other stage work, and much more! Natacha Ruck's documentary work has appeared at the MoMA, the Whitney Museum of American Art, as well as on National Geographic, NBC NY, and Link TV. Her podcasting work has appeared on NPR affiliates nationally and locally. She teaches multimedia storytelling at the University of San Francisco (USF), is workshopping a solo performance, and runs DoTellDo.com, a storytelling service company.

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It was great having fellow Marsh-ian, stage performer, and podcast producer Natacha Ruck in the studio!

We compared our recent experiences developing and performing our solo stage shows at San Francisco’s The Marsh theater, talked about Natacha’s other stage work, and much more!

Natacha Ruck's documentary work has appeared at the MoMA, the Whitney Museum of American Art, as well as on National Geographic, NBC NY, and Link TV. Her podcasting work has appeared on NPR affiliates nationally and locally. She teaches multimedia storytelling at the University of San Francisco (USF), is workshopping a solo performance, and runs DoTellDo.com, a storytelling service company.

Next show Writer, poet, and artist Martha Grover, author of the books One More for the People and The End of My Career .

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20 Author Nona Caspers

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We laughed. We (nearly) cried. We had a fantastic conversation!

I loved having award-winning author Nona Caspers in the studio!

We talked Edgar, writing, and all about her beautiful book, The Fifth Woman, this week named a Lambda Literary Award Finalist AND Foreword INDIES Book of the Year finalist- and already awarded the Mary McCarthy Prize in Short Fiction! While we were at, we also discussed grief, magical realism, the malleability of time - and humor!

Nona's work has been supported by a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, and her stories have appeared in literary reviews such as Kenyon Review, Glimmer Train, and The Sun. She is a professor of creative writing at San Francisco State University.

Next show No show next week. Next show is Sunday, March 31, when I’ll talk stage performance and podcasting with Natacha Ruck.

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19 Acupuncture, Herbs, Cupping & More

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Janis Feichtmeir, Licensed Acupuncturist, is co-founder of Clouds Rest Healing Center in San Francisco. I talked with Janis all about acupuncture, from what it is to why it works to needles and herbs and much more, including moxibustion, cupping, and qi!

After completing her Masters degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine in 1989, Janis Feichtmeir traveled to Nanjing, China and completed advanced coursework at the Nanjing College of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Upon her return, she began a decade-long study with Daoist priest Jeffrey Yuen, who presented a more in-depth and complex understanding of Traditional Chinese Medicine, with an emphasis on its spiritual roots. Janis has also studied the use of western supplements and diet, and integrates findings in the field of functional medicine into her practice. In addition to private practice, for years Janis supervised students providing acupuncture care at the Women's Community Clinic in San Francisco. She also provided adjunct ear acupuncture services to recovery settings, including at the San Francisco Drug Court, the San Francisco County Jail, the Ohlhoff Recovery Program, and the Epiphany Center for Families in Recovery.

Next week I’ll talk all about jazz with Savanna Jazz Club owner Pascal Bokar Thiam.

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18 Mystery Writer Cara Black

On this episode of the "Matthew Felix on Air video podcast": MURDER IN PARIS . Cara Black is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of 17 books in the Private Investigator Aimée Leduc series, which is set in Paris. I talked with Cara about her current and forthcoming books in the series, writing mysteries, her love affair with Paris, and much more!  Cara has received multiple nominations for the Anthony and Macavity Awards, a Washington Post Book World Book of the Year citation, the Médaille de la Ville de Paris—the Paris City Medal, which is awarded in recognition of contribution to international culture—and invitations to be the Guest of Honor at conferences such as the Paris Polar Crime Festival and Left Coast Crime.  With more than 400,000 books in print, the Aimée Leduc series has been translated into German, Norwegian, Japanese, French, Spanish, Italian, and Hebrew.

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MURDER IN PARIS 🔪😲

Cara Black is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of 17 books in the Private Investigator Aimée Leduc series, which is set in Paris. I talked with Cara about her current and forthcoming books in the series, writing mysteries, her love affair with Paris, and much more!

Cara has received multiple nominations for the Anthony and Macavity Awards, a Washington Post Book World Book of the Year citation, the Médaille de la Ville de Paris—the Paris City Medal, which is awarded in recognition of contribution to international culture—and invitations to be the Guest of Honor at conferences such as the Paris Polar Crime Festival and Left Coast Crime.

With more than 400,000 books in print, the Aimée Leduc series has been translated into German, Norwegian, Japanese, French, Spanish, Italian, and Hebrew.

Shout-outs went to: The Marsh theater; LitWings’ Erin Bryne; Ernest White II, Host of the travel documentary series Fly Brother; photographer and writer Lone Mørch; Tony Alberto Rigettini, poet, playwright, and screenwriter; as well as host of SpokenWord Paris; WordSpace Studios; and special thanks to Kimberley Lovato and Diane LeBow for submitting questions for Cara. Thank you!

Next week I’ll talk all about acupuncture with acupuncturist Janis Feichtmeir.

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17 Space Tourism, Astrotourism, Space Camp!

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Valerie Stimac is founder and editor of Space Tourism Guide. She started the site after realizing how many friends and family had never seen the Milky Way, and that space tourism was going to unlock the next great travel destination: space!

For this, my first show of 2019, I talked with Valerie about what “space tourism” encompasses, from happenings here on Earth (e.g., stargazing, watching rocket launches, and her experience at space camp!) to when we might be able to plan our next vacation on Mars (i.e., the latest on space-travel efforts underway by Branson, Musk, Bezos, and more).

Next week it’s New York Times bestselling author of the Aimée Leduc mystery series, Cara Black, talking about her most recent book, Murder on the Left Bank, and hopefully her upcoming book in the series as well!

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16 Dark Sky Conservation & Light Pollution

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More than 80% of the world and more than 99% of the U.S. and European populations live under light-polluted skies. Scientists estimate that in about 10 years, America will have only three dark patches of land where people will be able to clearly see the Milky Way. I talked with photographer and writer Sivani about Dark Sky Conservation, a movement working to protect the night skies - and why it’s so important.

Sivani Babu is the co-founder and Creative Director of online magazine Hidden Compass. She is an award-winning writer and photographer who has contributed work to BBC Travel, CNN, Backpacker, Outdoor Photographer, Nature Photographer, Iron Horse Literary Review, and more.

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15 NPR's Doug Cordell on Storytelling, Morocco, & More

"Matthew Félix on Air" video podcast episode: In the lead-up to our Book Passage Morocco event with Erin Byrne & Co. next Friday, 12/7, I talked with NPR storyteller and Emmy-nominated writer Doug Cordell about the art of storytelling, including what he taught on a workshop in Morocco - and what he learned from a legendary traditional Moroccan storyteller. . Doug Cordell’s true-life radio stories air on NPR’s Snap Judgment and APM's Marketplace. He delivers talks and workshops on the Power of Storytelling, and is a member of the Writers Guild of America with a Master of Fine Arts degree in Dramatic Writing. Doug’s television credits include PBS, Disney and Nickelodeon.

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In the lead-up to our Book Passage Morocco event with Erin Byrne and Deep Travel's Christina Ammon and Anna Elkins next Friday, 12/7, I talked with NPR storyteller and Emmy-nominated writer Doug Cordell about the art of storytelling, including what he taught on a workshop in Morocco - and what he learned from a legendary traditional Moroccan storyteller.

Doug Cordell’s true-life radio stories air on NPR’s Snap Judgment and APM's Marketplace. He delivers talks and workshops on the Power of Storytelling, and is a member of the Writers Guild of America with a Master of Fine Arts degree in Dramatic Writing. Doug’s television credits include PBS, Disney and Nickelodeon.

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e-byrne.com
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Next Sunday: Sivani Babu on Dark Sky Conservation!

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14 Coffee with Coffee Expert Willem Boot

New "Matthew Felix on Air" video podcast episode: I talked with coffee expert Willem Boot all about specialty coffee: the business, the art, the ethics and more. We also discussed Willem’s company, Boot Coffee, including its offerings (consulting, courses, trips), Willem’s farms in Ethiopia and Panama, and the coffee that turned his world upside down. . Willem Boot is the founder of Boot Coffee, located in San Rafael, California. He’s also a coffee expert who has advised coffee companies, coffee associations, development banks and governments around the world. Willem appears in Dave Egger’s recent book, The Monk of Mokha. He has never lived in Istanbul, despite what a blog on his website might claim.

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I talked with coffee expert Willem Boot all about specialty coffee: the business, the art, the ethics and more. We also discussed Willem’s company, Boot Coffee, including its offerings (consulting, courses, trips), Willem’s farms in Ethiopia and Panama, and the coffee that turned his world upside down.

Willem Boot is the founder of Boot Coffee, located in San Rafael, California. He’s also a coffee expert who has advised coffee companies, coffee associations, development banks and governments around the world. Willem appears in Dave Egger’s recent book, The Monk of Mokha. He has never lived in Istanbul, despite what a blog on his website might claim.

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Next Sunday: Erin Byrne, Doug Cordell, and I talk Morocco!

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13 Author & Poet Linda Watanbe McFerrin

"Matthew Felix on Air" video podcast: Linda Watanabe McFerrin is a poet, travel writer, novelist and founder of Left Coast Writers. Linda has a new collection of her work coming out in 2019 and is editor of a Cuba anthology out soon. We talked poetry and prose, travel, zombies, staying connected to loved ones who have passed on, her books - including her two forthcoming ones - and much, more more. A great conversation!

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Linda Watanabe McFerrin is a poet, travel writer, novelist and founder of Left Coast Writers. Linda has a new collection of her work coming out in 2019 and is editor of a Cuba anthology out soon. We talked poetry and prose, travel, zombies, staying connected to loved ones who have passed on, her books - including her two forthcoming ones - and much, more more. A great conversation!

Next Sunday: Sivani Babu talks about Dark Sky conversation!

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12 Humor & Travel Writing: Porcelain Travels!

"Matthew Félix on Air" video podcast episode: With the 11/11 release date just a week away, author Matthew Félix presented his new book "Porcelain Travels," Humor, Horror, and Revelation in, on and around Toilets, Tubs and Showers

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With the 11/11 release date just one week away, Matthew presented his new book, Porcelain Travels: Humor, Horror and Revelation in, on and around Toilets, Tubs and Showers for the very first time - both from the studio and a couple of other unorthodox - but very fitting - locations. Porcelain Travels has already been designated an Amazon #1 New Release in both Travel Humor and Literary Travel.

Next Sunday: Novelist, poet, Left Coast Writers founder, and former San Francisco Chronicle book reviewer Linda Watanbe-McFerrin talks about a new anthology of her work, a Cuba travel-writing anthology she’s editing, and more.

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11 Stroke: Suffering & Surviving in “Scrambling Back"

"Matthew Felix on Air" video podcast: "Scrambling Back from Stroke" episode: Anne Sigmon had it all: love, career, world travel. Then, at the young age of 48, she also had a stroke.   I had the pleasure of reading Anne’s unreleased memoir, “Scrambling Back,” which describes how her life was changed overnight - and how she fought hard to reclaim much of what was lost, including her passion for traveling the world. We talked about her experience, stroke and memory loss, and much, much more.  Anne Sigmon is an award-winning writer and traveler whose work has been published in national magazines and ten anthologies including Good Housekeeping and Stroke Connection magazines; The Good Housekeeping and American Heart Association websites; and the digital magazines Best Travel Writing.com, GeoEx.com, Wanderlust and Lipstick, and Southern Sampler.

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Anne Sigmon had it all: love, career, world travel. Then, at the young age of 48, she also had a stroke.

I had the pleasure of reading Anne’s unreleased memoir, “Scrambling Back,” which describes how her life was changed overnight - and how she fought hard to reclaim much of what was lost, including her passion for traveling the world. We talked about stroke and memory loss, autoimmune disease, and much, much more.

Anne Sigmon is an award-winning writer and traveler whose work has been published in national magazines and ten anthologies including Good Housekeeping and Stroke Connection magazines; The Good Housekeeping and American Heart Association websites; and the digital magazines Best Travel Writing.com, GeoEx.com, Wanderlust and Lipstick, and Southern Sampler.

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NEXT SUNDAY: I present my new book, out 11/11, “Porcelain Travels!”

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10 LGBT Senior Housing

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LGBTQ seniors face a unique set of challenges as they age, particularly when trying to find affordable housing. They are much more likely to be single, live alone, and have no children compared to the general population, as a result of which they tend to be more isolated and have less support. In care homes, LGBTQ seniors often confront homophobia and unfair treatment that drives them back into the closet.

San Francisco’s Openhouse helps to provide housing, direct services, and community programs to Bay Area LGBT seniors. I talked with Director of Programs about Openhouse’s missions, programs, and successes.

NEXT SUNDAY: Author and adventure traveler Anne Sigmon talks about her in-progress memoir about recovering from stroke and continuing to travel the globe!

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09 Literary Death Match San Francisco!

Latest episdoe fo the "Matthew Felix on Air" video podcast: The LA Times called Literary Death Match “...the most entertaining reading series ever."  In the lead-up to next week’s 10/17 San Francisco Literary Death Match, I talked with producer Matthew DeCoster about what it is, how it attracts such top-notch talent and celebrity judges, and why it’s been such a success the world over, from New York to London to Shanghai and beyond.  Matthew DeCoster is a producer at Literary Death Match San Francisco and a former member of Litquake's Executive Committee. At Litquake, he produced Write On and hosted Barely Published Authors. He's been published in sPARKLE & bLINK, SFWire, and BANG OUT, and featured at numerous reading series.

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The LA Times called Literary Death Match “...the most entertaining reading series ever."

In the lead-up to next week’s 10/17 San Francisco Literary Death Match, I talked with producer Matthew DeCoster about what it is, how it attracts such top-notch talent and celebrity judges, and why it’s been such a success the world over, from New York to London to Shanghai and beyond.

Matthew DeCoster is a producer at Literary Death Match San Francisco and a former member of Litquake's Executive Committee. At Litquake, he produced Write On and hosted Barely Published Authors. He's been published in sPARKLE & bLINK, SFWire, and BANG OUT, and featured at numerous reading series.

NEXT SUNDAY: Openhouse’s Michelle Alcedo tells us all about the great work that organization does for LGBT seniors.

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08 Cannabis: Medical marijuana, recreational pot, and current issues

On the 10/7/18 episode of the "Matthew Félix on Air" video pocast: Cannabis activists David Goldman and Kenneth Michael Koehn talk about the past, present, and future of pot, from medical marijuana to legalization of recreational pot to current cannabis-related issues on the political scene. . David Goldman and Kenneth Michael Koehn have lived in San Francisco for over 45 years.  Active in the past in the civil rights movement for the LGBT community, for the past 12 years, they have worked tirelessly for the rights of medical cannabis patients and for cannabis law reform.  From 2008 through 2013, they were on the leadership team of the San Francisco chapter of Americans for Safe Access, the nation's largest organization devoted to medical cannabis advocacy.  In 2014, they became leaders in the San Francisco chapter of the Brownie Mary Democratic Club, continuing their work on cannabis law reform.  David served on San Francisco's Medical Cannabis Task Force from 2009 - 2011.

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Cannabis activists David Goldman and Kenneth Michael Koehn talk about the past, present, and future of pot, from medical marijuana to legalization of recreational pot to current cannabis-related issues on the political scene.

David Goldman and Kenneth Michael Koehn have lived in San Francisco for over 45 years. Active in the past in the civil rights movement for the LGBT community, for the past 12 years, they have worked tirelessly for the rights of medical cannabis patients and for cannabis law reform. From 2008 through 2013, they were on the leadership team of the San Francisco chapter of Americans for Safe Access, the nation's largest organization devoted to medical cannabis advocacy. In 2014, they became leaders in the San Francisco chapter of the Brownie Mary Democratic Club, continuing their work on cannabis law reform. David served on San Francisco's Medical Cannabis Task Force from 2009 - 2011.

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07 Litquake San Francisco

On the latest episode of the video podcast "Matthew Félix on Air": Litquake co-founder "Jack Boulware" filled us in on what’s in store for this year’s San Francisco festival, October 11 - 20!  Litquake is an annual literary festival started in 1999 in San Francisco that has since spread to cities throughout the country and abroad. The festival consists of readings, discussions, and themed events, and it’s heralded as the largest literary event west of the Mississippi. To date 7,100 authors and 145,854 attendees have participated in the festival.  Next Sunday: Cannabis activists David Goldman and Kenneth Michael Koehn!

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Litquake co-founder Jack Boulware filled us in on what’s in store for this year’s San Francisco festival, October 11 - 20!

Litquake is an annual literary festival started in 1999 in San Francisco that has since spread to cities throughout the country and abroad. The festival consists of readings, discussions, and themed events, and it’s heralded as the largest literary event west of the Mississippi. To date 7,100 authors and 145,854 attendees have participated in the festival.

Next Sunday: Cannabis activists David Goldman and Kenneth Michael Koehn!

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