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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Dean Davis

Travis Laurence Naught is a writer who happens to be a quadriplegic wheelchair user. Carbon dioxide poisoning, exacerbated by pneumonia, at the age of 35, led to a 27-day hospital stay that left him with a tracheostomy. The Virgin Journals (ASD Publishing, 2012), his debut poetry collection, and Joyride (Black Rose Writing, 2016), his debut novel, were both released in paperback. Several of his other stories and poems have been published online and in print.

Grace June

Karen Mobley is an artist, writer and arts consultant.  Her poetry has been included in anthologies including WA129, Spokane Writes, I am a Town, and will be a part of Try this at Home being published by Scablands Press.  Karen is one of the poets featured in www.picturesofpoets.com.   A long time ago, she published a chapbook called Prairie Wind Winter.  To learn more about Karen go to www.karenmobley.com.


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McCarrthy moved to idaho in 1977 to work trail crew in the Selway-Bitteroot Wilderness for the U.S. Forest Service. He later ran a range crew and worked on ranches in Hells Canyon and the Salmon River country. He started writing about winderness as a reporter for he Lewiston Morning Tribune, where he also covered cops, courts, arts, and agriculture for 10 years. He swited to environmental organizing and advocacy for two decades, as the conservation director for the Idaho Conservation league and Idaho Forest campaign durector for the Wilderness Society.

Grace June

Karen Mobley is an artist, writer and arts consultant.  Her poetry has been included in anthologies including WA129, Spokane Writes, I am a Town, and will be a part of Try this at Home being published by Scablands Press.  Karen is one of the poets featured in www.picturesofpoets.com.   A long time ago, she published a chapbook called Prairie Wind Winter.  To learn more about Karen go to www.karenmobley.com.

Join us for the stunning final novel by a great American storyteller. Last Bus to Wisdom is a coming of age novel which follows eleven-year-old Donal Cameron from the legendary Double W Ranch in Ivan Doig’s beloved Two Medicine Country of the Montana Rockies to faraway Manitowoc, Wisconsin and back again.

 Along the way he meets a classic Doigian ensemble of characters and has a rollicking series of misadventures. 

Grace June

Karen Mobley is an artist, writer and arts consultant.  Her poetry has been included in anthologies including WA129, Spokane Writes, I am a Town, and will be a part of Try this at Home being published by Scablands Press.  Karen is one of the poets featured in www.picturesofpoets.com.   A long time ago, she published a chapbook called Prairie Wind Winter.  To learn more about Karen go to www.karenmobley.com.

Join us for the stunning final novel by a great American storyteller. Last Bus to Wisdom is a coming of age novel which follows eleven-year-old Donal Cameron from the legendary Double W Ranch in Ivan Doig’s beloved Two Medicine Country of the Montana Rockies to faraway Manitowoc, Wisconsin and back again.

 Along the way he meets a classic Doigian ensemble of characters and has a rollicking series of misadventures. 

Grace June

Karen Mobley is an artist, writer and arts consultant.  Her poetry has been included in anthologies including WA129, Spokane Writes, I am a Town, and will be a part of Try this at Home being published by Scablands Press.  Karen is one of the poets featured in www.picturesofpoets.com.   A long time ago, she published a chapbook called Prairie Wind Winter.  To learn more about Karen go to www.karenmobley.com.

Join us for the stunning final novel by a great American storyteller. Last Bus to Wisdom is a coming of age novel which follows eleven-year-old Donal Cameron from the legendary Double W Ranch in Ivan Doig’s beloved Two Medicine Country of the Montana Rockies to faraway Manitowoc, Wisconsin and back again.

 Along the way he meets a classic Doigian ensemble of characters and has a rollicking series of misadventures. 

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