Michael Krasny

Michael Krasny, PhD, hosts the nation's most listened to locally produced public radio talk show, Forum with Michael Krasny. A widely published scholar and literary critic, he is an English professor at San Francisco State University and has taught at Stanford University and University of California, San Francisco. Forum is heard weekdays on KQED-FM in San Francisco, an affiliate of National Public Radio, as well as on Sirius-XM satellite radio. The many awards he has received include the S.Y. Agnon Gold Medal for Intellectual Distinction, the Eugene Block Award for Human Rights Journalism, the National Public Radio Award from the American Publishers Association, the Silver Medallion from the California Bar Association, and the Inclusiveness in Media Award from the National Conference for Community and Justice. His television work has been honored with two Emmy nominations. He has interviewed many of the great cultural icons of our era and is also the author of Off Mike: A Memoir of Talk Radio and Literary Life (Stanford University Press) and coauthor of Sound Ideas (McGraw-Hill). The Teaching Company has released his Masterpieces of Short Fiction, a series of twenty-four lectures on DVD and audio. He lives in the San Francisco Bay Area. To learn more, visit www.kqed.org/radio/programs/forum/.

Books By Michael Krasny

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