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KALW at the Bay Area Book Festival

Alvin Wu/Daily Californian

KALW is proud to be a media sponsor for the second annual Bay Area Book Festival, this Saturday, June 4th  and Sunday, June 5th in downtown Berkeley.  

It's a packed weekend of literary activity, including Lacuna, the interactive library  and art installation made out of  50,000 books donated by the Internet Archive.  For a full listing of authors and events, visit the Festival's website.

We also invite you to come by KALW's booth on "Literary Lane" on Addison Street, between Milvia & Shattuck, to meet some of the people you hear on Local Public Radio:

Saturday, June 4th

10:00am Judy Silber, producer of The Spiritual Edge

12:00pm Edwin Okong'o, host of Africa Mix

1:00pm "Radio Poets" from AmericaSCORES Bay Area

2:00pm Steven Short, Crosscurrents cannabis correspondent & Dana Rodriguez, host of Minds Over Matter

3:00pm Jen Chien, Crosscurrents editor and host of Sights & Sounds

4:00pm Chuck Finney, host of Your Legal Rights

5:00pm Marty Nemko, host of Work with Marty Nemko

Sunday, June 5th

11:30am Angie Coiro, host of In Deep with Angie Coiro

12:30pm Barbara Lane, host of Binah and Director of Arts & Ideas at the JCCSF

1:30pm Lauren Schiller, host of Inflection Point

2:00pm Ethan Elkind, co-host of City Visions

3:00pm Ashleyanne Krigbaum, KALW's afternoon host & producer of The Spot

4:00pm Kevin Vance, host of A Patchwork Quilt

Matt Martin was KALW’s general manager from 2006 through 2018. Under his leadership, KALW grew into one of the most productive and innovative stations in public radio. Programs launched at KALW during Matt’s tenure as GM include the award-winning local newsmagazine Crosscurrents, the design podcast 99% Invisible, and the Spanish-language narrative journalism program Radio Ambulante. He helped create the station’s Audio Academy, a year-long program aimed at developing new talents in public radio, and led the first broad-based strategic planning process in the station’s history.