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Jim Freund
Jim Freund

Jim Freund is a radio personality and a prominent figure in the speculative fiction community as host of the Pacifica Radio show Hour of the Wolf and as curator of the New York Review of Science Fiction Reading Series.[1][2]

Biography

Freund lives in Brooklyn, New York with his partner, tech editor and author Barbara Krasnoff and "lots of toy penguins."[3][4][5]

Career

As host and producer of Hour of the Wolf (created by Margot Adler), which has aired on WBAI in New York City since 1974, Freund has presented the work of and interviewed many major figures in speculative fiction. As curator of the New York Review of Science Fiction Reading Series he has been responsible for the presentation of a long-running series of live readings by major figures of speculative fiction.[1][2][6]

He also has a deep interest in the stage and has produced three plays off-off-Broadway.

References

  1. ^ a b WBAI Official Site
  2. ^ a b New York Review of Science Fiction Reading Series
  3. ^ Readercon biography of Jim Freund.
  4. ^ "The Authors: Barbara Krasnoff" in Clockwork Phoenix 4, Mythic Delirium Books, Roanoke VA, 2013, p. 268.
  5. ^ "The Authors: Barbara Krasnoff" in Clockwork Phoenix 5, Mythic Delirium Books, Roanoke VA, 2016, p. 259.
  6. ^ Hour of the Wolf: Upcoming Programs/Past Guests