WRITERS CAFE LOGO-REAL-WEBAs a teacher of literature and creative writing at the UCSB College of Creative Studies and host of the acclaimed Lit Symposium, Caroline Allen talks about gentle guidance and her unexpected punk life in Los Angeles. It’s always the unexpected, isn’t it? The writer as the outsider’s outsider, co-hosted by Amy Boutell.

Also, UCSB Reads has announced their selection for 2014: The Big Burn: Teddy Roosevelt and the Fire that Saved America, by Timothy Egan.

This show originally aired on Wednesday, December 17, 2013 at 9:30 am. Writers’ Cafe is hosted by Santa Barbara Poet Laureate Chryss Yost. Follow Writers’ Cafe on Facebook: www.facebook.com/UCSBWritersCafe