Off the Page - I'm Dreaming Of A Brown Christmas (with Vernon Gibbs and Steve Gray)

Vernon Gibbs and Steve Gray are the co-authors of "I'm Dreaming of a Brown Christmas" a beautifully illustrated kids book that shares the story of Christmas traditions and family as seen through the eyes of a young black boy. Host Crystal Sarakas talks with Vernon and Steve about the book and how it's resonating with kids.

Off the Page - I'm Dreaming Of A Brown Christmas (with Vernon Gibbs and Steve Gray)

Off the Page - Jennifer Crow

Jennifer Crow has been writing poetry since she was a little girl. Her poems explore the edges of time and space, and myth and lore. Her poems have appeared in Analog Science Fiction, Uncanny Magazine, and more. She joins host Crystal Sarakas to talk about her poems - and to share a few with us. Find out more at yourpublicradio.org.

Off the Page - Mary Gauthier

Mary Gauthier is a critically-acclaimed songwriter. Now she's written a book, Saved By A Song. It's an exploration of the redemptive power of song, told through her story of addiction and recovery, and of choosing to live a life full of deep honesty. Join host Crystal Sarakas for a conversation with Mary Gauthier on Off the Page. Find the latest episode at yourpublicradio.org.

Off the Page - Carrie Vaughn

When an eccentric billionaire loses control of his island resort-slash-theme park, literature professor Addie Cox is an unlikely choice to help fix the situation. But it's no ordinary theme park: this is pure wizardry come to life, with unicorns, talking rabbits - and murder. The book is called Questland, a mad mashup of Jurassic Park and Dungeons and Dragons. Bestselling author Carrie Vaughn nerds out with host Crystal Sarakas about all things geek on the latest episode of Off the Page.

Off the Page - Deborah Blake

Kari Stuart's life was going nowhere - until she unexpectedly won the lottery. Now an instant millionaire, she's trying to decide what to do next when an orphan cat, a failing animal rescue and a murder mystery all fall into her lap. Join host Crystal Sarakas for a conversation with author Deborah Blake, on Off the Page.