James Hynes


Listen to the podcast of the Writing on the Air interview with James Hynes on Wednesday, March 3, 2010.

The  webpage for James Hynes is http://www.jameshynes.com/

Show participants were Co-hosts Francois Pointeau, Dillon McKinsey, Lee Davis, and guest James Hynes.  This show occurred during the KOOP Membership drive. Art Baker was our choreographer(leader of efforts to deliver KOOP Membership Drive pitches).

Music from today’s show.

Rich Restaino and the Obits : Spirit of the Law

Rolling Stones : Brown Sugar

Frank Sinatra : One for my baby (and one for the road)

Steeler’s Wheel : Stuck in the middle with you

Rich Restaino and the Obits : Susie


James Hynes the author of three novels, The Wild Colonial Boy, The Lecturer’s Tale, and Kings of Infinite Space, and a book of novellas, Publish and Perish. His fifth book, Next, a novel, will be published by Reagan Arthur Books on March 9.

A native of Michigan, Hynes is a graduate of the University of Michigan and the Iowa Writers Workshop. His essays, book reviews, and television criticism have been published in the New York Times, the Washington Post, Salon, Boston Review, In These Times, and other publications. He has been a visiting professor at the Iowa Writers Workshop, the University of Michigan, Grinnell College, and the University of Texas. He lives in Austin, Texas.

This show also happens to be our Membership Drive Fundraiser show, so don’t forget to donate either by calling in during the show, or by going to KOOP.org website.

As always, Dillon McKinsey, Lee K. Davis, possibly Dr. Dora Robinson, and myself, François Pointeau will be present, as well as our guest, for this new edition of Writing on the Air. We are on KOOP.org 91.7 FM live every Wednesday from 6 till 7 pm Central Time Zone. You can also stream us live online, or come back to this website and go to our Previous Show page where you can listen to all of our past shows.

We hope you hear us on the radio!