Laurie Coker & David Hale Smith

We’ve got another great show planned for you. Poet / actor Laurie Coker and editor / literary agent David Hale Smith. We broadcast every Wednesday from 6-7pm Central Texas Time on 91.7 FM. And if you live outside of the Austin area, you can always stream us live on Basically, there’s no excuse not to listen to our show.

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Laurie Coker is an author, poet, illustrator, actor and teacher. A native Texan, she and her husband reside in Austin. Although this is her first published collection of short stories, The Chair was published in Stone Drum literary magazine in 1986 and her poems have appeared in numerous publications including the Signal, Stone Drum, and Periplum. She is a retired health promotion specialist for the USA WIC program which published two of her bilingual children’s books, Beans for Breakfast/Desayuno con Frijoles and Jump for Joy con Blanca. Her film credits include An Ordinary Family, Aartois the Goat and Tom’s Wife. She is also the voice of Mrs. Dowager on

David Hale Smith is a literary agent based in Dallas, Texas. Along with fourteen Edgar Award nominations, his clients have won the Edgar, Anthony, Agatha, Shamus, Barry, Macavity, Eisner, and Bram Stoker awards, as well as the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. He is the editor of Dallas Noir.

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