Publishers Ken Baumann and Eric Obenauf in conversation


June 8, 2020

This Episode

Join us for a live virtual conversation with founder and publisher of Sator Press, Ken Baumann, and Two Dollar Radio editorial director and publisher, Eric Obenauf. There will be a Q&A with the audience following their discussion.


Ken Baumann, founder of Sator Press
Ken Baumann
 is author of the novels SolipSay, Cut, Map, a series of thrillers including The Country and The City, the nonfiction books EarthBound and Eat the Flowers, and occasionally posts poems and essay here. For a decade Baumann acted in film and television, and currently helps students at St. John's College. Sator Press—and Satyr Press, an imprint—was founded in 2009 by Baumann. For a decade it operated as a nonprofit that sustainably produced innovative literature with handsome, impeccable design. As of spring 2020, Two Dollar Radio is pleased to carry on this tradition through distribution of Sator Press and Satyr Press titles.
Find out more here: kenbaumann.com

Eric Obenauf publisher of Two Dollar Radio
Eric Obenauf 
founded Two Dollar Radio in 2005 with his wife Eliza, and is the Editorial Director. He was included in Publishers Weekly‘s ’50 Under 40’ list, spotlighting 50 individuals working in publishing under age 40 worth watching, and was one of five finalists in the magazine’s 2016 “Star Watch” program. At Two Dollar Radio HQ, a brick-and-mortar indie-focused bookstore and vegan cafe in Columbus, Ohio, Obenauf stocks the books and chefs it up in the kitchen. He enjoys camping, hiking, reading outside with a beer or two like a gentleman, and dad jokes.
Find out more here:
Twitter: @twodollarradio
Instagram: @twodollarradio


INDIE SPOTLIGHT
Each virtual event highlights one of two vital independent anchors who passionately contribute to their community's culture, who we hope you will consider supporting now more than ever.

Collected Works Bookstore, Santa Fe, NM
Collected Works, Santa Fe's "oldest locally owned bookstore," run by owner Dorothy Massey, is a full-service general bookstore that has served the Santa Fe community for over 40 years. Our large selection of local travel, Southwest and Native American history, art and architecture books, are complimented by all genres of novels, poetry, and children's books—many by New Mexico authors. We are proud to be the global distributor of Forrest Fenn books.
Collected Works Bookstore, Santa Fe, NM, by Santa Fe Selection

Garcia Street Books, Santa Fe, NM
Run by owner Jean Devine, "Garcia Street Books is a locally owned and operated bookshop that has been serving the Santa Fe community for over 25 years. The store is nestled in Santa Fe's east side. We strive to offer our patrons a place to physically connect – with the world, with ideas, and with the diverse, artistic and literary creativity available through the world of books."
Garcia Street Books,  Santa Fe, NM, exterior


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