Chris Maccini

Program Production Director

Chris grew up in Spokane and has many fond childhood memories of being subjected to the voices of SPR while in the backseat of his parents' car.  After moving to Upstate New York and graduating from Colgate University with a degree in Economics, he spent six years living in Seattle working for non-profit organizations and sailing around the Puget Sound with his wife, Tracie, and their boat-dog, Mollusk. He returned to Spokane to attend graduate school at Eastern Washington University and graduated with an MFA in Creative Writing. 

With Spokane Public Radio as an intern since May 2017 and as an employee since June 2018, helps produce arts and special programming such as "The Bookshelf," "Poetry Moment," "Northwest Arts Review," special features and more. 

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Published in 1872, Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There is Lewis Carroll's sequel to Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. It finds the inquisitive heroine in a fantastic land where everything is reversed. Looking-glass land is a topsy-turvy world of live chessmen, madcap kings and queens, strange mythological creatures, talking flowers, and rude insects.


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Steve Almond is the author of ten books of fiction and non-fiction including the New York Times best-sellers, Candyfreak and Against Football. He was also the host of the popular podcast Dear Sugars with fellow author Cheryl Strayed.

Almond's latest book, William Stoner and the Battle for the Inner Life is part of the "Bookmarked" series from Ig Publishers, in which authors talk about their favorite novels and how they've impacted their life and work. The subject of Almond's book is the 1965 novel Stoner by John Williams. 

Laurie Klein is the author of Where the Sky Opens, and Bodies of Water, Bodies of Flesh. Winner of several prizes for poetry as well as prose, her work has appeared in The Southern Review, New Letters, Barrow Street, Ascent, Cold Mountain Review, WA129, and other journals and anthologies. 

One of the English language's most popular and frequently quoted books, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland was the creation of Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (1832–1898), a distinguished scholar and mathematician who wrote under the pseudonym of Lewis Carroll. Intended for young readers but enjoyed equally by adults, the fantastic tale transformed children's literature and remainds a beloved classic more than 150 years after its inital publiction. 

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland is read by SPR volunteer, Mary Walker. 

Laurie Klein is the author of Where the Sky Opens, and Bodies of Water, Bodies of Flesh. Winner of several prizes for poetry as well as prose, her work has appeared in The Southern Review, New Letters, Barrow Street, Ascent, Cold Mountain Review, WA129, and other journals and anthologies.

One of the English language's most popular and frequently quoted books, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland was the creation of Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (1832–1898), a distinguished scholar and mathematician who wrote under the pseudonym of Lewis Carroll. Intended for young readers but enjoyed equally by adults, the fantastic tale transformed children's literature and remainds a beloved classic more than 150 years after its inital publiction. 

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland is read by SPR volunteer, Mary Walker. 

Laurie Klein is the author of Where the Sky Opens, and Bodies of Water, Bodies of Flesh. Winner of several prizes for poetry as well as prose, her work has appeared in The Southern Review, New Letters, Barrow Street, Ascent, Cold Mountain Review, WA129, and other journals and anthologies.

One of the English language's most popular and frequently quoted books, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland was the creation of Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (1832–1898), a distinguished scholar and mathematician who wrote under the pseudonym of Lewis Carroll. Intended for young readers but enjoyed equally by adults, the fantastic tale transformed children's literature and remainds a beloved classic more than 150 years after its inital publiction. 

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland is read by SPR volunteer, Mary Walker. 

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