Curt Clonts was raised in Wichita, Kansas. He left in 1977 for Los Angeles where he spent time surfing, making art, and immersing himself in the punk music scene. He then moved to Okinawa, Japan, where he met, married his wife, Taeko, and they...
Jay M. Price is chair of the department of history at Wichita State University, where he also directs the public history program.
His works include Temples for a Modern God: Religious Architecture in Postwar America, Gateways to the...
Jim Erickson has been KMUW's film reviewer since 1974. He came to Wichita State University in 1964 from the University of Texas in Austin. He taught narrative in literature and film from 1966 until his retirement in 1997. His favorite film is...
Dr. Ken Ciboski is an Associate Professor of Political Science at Wichita State University.
Lael Ewy is a co-founder and editor of EastWesterly Review, a journal of literary satire at www.postmodernvillage.com and a writer whose work has appeared in such venues as Denver Quarterly, New Orleans Review, and has been anthologized in...
Lindsey Herkommer DeVries is from Dallas, Texas. She earned her B.A. in Art History from the University of Texas at Austin in 2007, and M.A. in Art History from Southern Methodist University in May 2012.
Over the course of...
Mark Foley is Assistant Professor of Double Bass and Electric Bass, and Principal Double Bass in the Wichita Symphony Orchestra.
He has been a featured soloist with the Wichita Symphony Orchestra. He also has performed with the Rochester...
Richard Crowson is not only a editorial commentator for KMUW. He's also a cartoonist, an artist and a banjo player.
You might have heard him play with his band Pop & The Boys or with his wife at their standing gig at Watermark Books ...
Robert E. Weems, Jr. is the Willard W. Garvey Distinguished Professor of Business History at Wichita State University.
His research specialty is African American business and economic history.
Dr. Robin C. Henry holds a Ph.D. in US history from Indiana University and is an associate professor in the history department at Wichita State University. Her research examines the intersections among sexuality, law, and regional identity in...
Samuel McConnell is a games enthusiast who has been playing games in one form or another since 1991. He was born in northern Maine but quickly transplanted to Wichita.
Though he spends a great deal of his time at his day job helping...
Sanda Moore Coleman received an MFA in creative writing from Wichita State University in 1991. Since then, she has been the arts and community editor for The Martha's Vineyard Times, a teaching fellow at Harvard University, and an assistant...
Sarah Bagby is the owner of Watermark Books & Café, and publisher of Watermark Press. As such, she has been reading and recommending books to readers for over 30 years. Involved in numerous regional and national industry organizations, she...
Tanya Tandoc was a chef, writer, artist and owner of Tanya's Soup Kitchen in Wichita.
When she was not piloting her soup ship, she taught cooking classes, wrote recipes, consulted and was a food stylist for the restaurant industry. She...