Chuckanut Radio Hour with Jonathan Evison
Set in the mythical town of Port Bonita, on Washington State's Pacific coast, "West of Here" is propelled by a story that both re-creates and celebrates the American experience--it is storytelling on the grandest scale. With one segment of the narrative focused on the town's founders circa 1890 and another showing the lives of their descendants in 2006, the novel develops as a kind of conversation between two epochs, one rushing blindly toward the future and the other struggling to undo the damage of the past.
Jonathan Evison is the author of All About Lulu, which won the Washington State Book Award. In 2009, he was the recipient of a Richard Buckley Fellowship from the Christopher Isherwood Foundation. He lives on an island in Western Washington.
Musical guests on the program will be The Prozac Mountain boys. There will be a new episode of "The Bellingham Bean," humorist essayist Alan Rhodes will hold forth, and resident poet Kevin Murphy will entertain and enlighten.
Leopold Crystal Ballroom
1224 Cornwall Avenue
Bellingham, WA 98225
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