Between the Covers on 09/29/11

Between the Covers
Air date: 
Thu, 09/29/2011 - 11:30am - 11:40am
Short Description: 
Portland writer Floyd Skloot talks about his new collection of short stories, Cream of Kohlrabi

Host Suzanne LaGrande interviews local author Floyd Skloot about his first collection of short Cream of Kohlrabi. Gathering sixteen stories from among the forty he has published since 1988, Cream of Kohlrabi explores how people people face challenges, including the challenges which come with aging, and the ways in which families can be both a blessing and a curse.

Floyd Skloot is a creative nonfiction writer, poet, and fiction writer whose work has received three Pushcart Prizes, a Pen USA Literary Award, two Pacific NW Book Awards, an Independent Publishers Book Award, and two Oregon Book Awards.


He has three upcoming readings in Portland in the month of October:

Sunday, October 16, 2011, 7:30pm at Powell's Books

Tuesday, October 25, 2011, 7:00pm at Broadway Books

Thursday, November 3, 2011, 7:00pm at Annie Bloom's Books

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