The Marc Steiner Show

Archive for Octavia Butler

Marc and Lea Are Starting A Book Club! Octavia Butler’s ‘Kindred’ Is First Up

kindredMarch 4, 2015 – Segment 5

Do you want to be part of a Steiner Show book club? Blues and Gospel singer Lea Gilmore, Center for Emerging Media’s Culture Editor, joins us to introduce the Lea & Marc Book Club! We will feature a different book every month and discuss it on the air. The first title is Kindred by Octavia Butler, and we’ll be discussing the book on the air in early April. We want you to read the book along with us. Check in the coming week for more details.

Remembering Octavia Butler

octavia-butlerJune 23, 2014 – Segment 4

We reflect on on the life, work, and legacy of author Octavia Butler, who died in 2006 but would have turned 67 yesterday. With: adrienne maree brown, co-editor of the upcoming anthology Octavia’s Brood, sci-fi writer, and Emergent Strategy facilitator; and Dr. DaMaris B. Hill, Assistant Professor of Creative Writing and African American and Africana Studies at the University of Kentucky.


Lea Gilmore On The Best Film, Books, And Movies


August 14, 2013 – Segment 3

We are joined by Lea Gilmore – songstress, activist, and Center for Emerging Media Cultural Editor – for a discussion with Marc about the music they’ve been listening to, movies they’ve been watching, theater they’ve been attending and books they’ve been reading. Callers join us to share their favorites as well.