Katie Britton

Program and Outreach Director

Katie grew up in Poughkeepsie, NY and is a graduate of the University at Albany.  Aside from overseeing the programming, she also is in charge of the WAMC Internship Program, and community outreach. Her voice can be heard on The Roundtable & National Productions. Katie is also the baker in residence and showers the newsroom with cakes & pies.

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The Roundtable
11:45 am
Fri January 4, 2013

Antony John - Elemental

Antony John’s novel Elemental is a dystopian treasure hunt of epic proportions as the reader is guided by a group of teens trying to find out what really happened to the human race. On top of that, the small group of survivors has the power to control the elements, a gift that has helped them stay alive, yet makes them targets for other survivors.  Katie Britton spoke with John about this first book in the trilogy, and its perfect setting in the Outer Banks.

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The Roundtable
11:12 am
Thu December 27, 2012

John Green - The Fault in Our Stars

John Green’s The Fault in Our Stars debuted at number one on the NYT Best-sellers list for Children’s chapter books, and has held firm in the last year - and rightly so. It’s soul baring and tear inducing, yet wickedly funny as our characters Hazel and Augustus, confront living with cancer and make the best of their circumstances. WAMC's Katie Britton spoke with Green about the novel, and why their story needed to be told.

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The Roundtable
11:35 am
Wed December 5, 2012

Ashley Edward Miller & Zack Stentz - Colin Fischer

  Ashley Edward Miller and Zack Stentz are the dynamic writers behind the movies X-Men First Class, and Thor, and TV Shows Fringe and Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles. But now they’ve done a 180 with their insightful and mesmerizing  novel Colin Fischer. In it, we get into the brain of a 14 year old with Asperger’s Syndrome, as he tries to navigate the harsh world of high school.

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The Roundtable
11:12 am
Tue November 27, 2012

Ned Vizzini - The Other Normals

Remember when you were growing up, there were some kids who just didn’t fit in? Maybe we were even that person. In Ned Vizzini’s The Other Normals, Perry is that kid. He’s totally awkward, absorbed in his role-playing game, and well, branded a loser by everyone including his parents. Although he knows he is, he doesn’t want to enter the real world, and is intent on hiding in his gaming world.

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The Roundtable
11:35 am
Wed November 21, 2012

Yankee Magazine Recipe Extrvaganza

Amy Traverso is the Lifestyle Editor for Yankee Magazine and she joins us to talk about The Apple Lover's Cookbook and Yankee's Lost & Vintage Recipes

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The Roundtable
10:35 am
Wed November 21, 2012

Thanksgiving: How to Cook it Well

From one of America’s finest food writers, the former restaurant critic for The New York Times, comes a definitive, timeless guide to Thanksgiving dinner—preparing it, surviving it, and pulling it off in style. We welcome Sam Sifton and speak with him about his book, Thanksgiving: How to Cook It Well.

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The Roundtable
10:10 am
Wed November 21, 2012

The Great American Cookbook

Kelly Alexander is a longtime editor at Saveur magazine, has written for The New Republic, Food & Wine, and The New York Times. She joins us to talk about The Great American Cookbook: 500 Time-Tested Recipes: Favorite Food from Every State.

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The Roundtable
3:45 pm
Fri November 16, 2012

Ally Condie - Reached

In 2010, Ally Condie captivated readers with her New York Times bestselling dystopian novel Matched – the first in a trilogy. In it, her characters Cassia, Xander and Ky discovered the highly controlling Society wasn’t what it proclaimed to be, and began their search for freedom and love.

The second novel Crossed, brought us to the outskirts of the Society, as Cassia and Ky searched for each other and the rebellion, in the hopes of finally being together, and getting answers to their many questions.

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The Roundtable
11:35 am
Thu November 15, 2012

Guitarist Jimmy Herring

American Guitar Hero, stunning jazz/rock virtuoso, musician's musician, and a note-mongering master - those are some of the praises sung by fans and reviewers of guitarist Jimmy Herring.

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