Jim Freund

Jim Freund

Jim Freund is the producer and host of 'Hour of the Wolf', a broadcast and streamed radio program presenting sf/f since 1972 over WBAI in NYC.  He narrates fiction, hosts sf/f writers reading their work on the radio, and produces radio dramas.  

Jim is also the host of the Lightspeed Magazine podcasts, for which he also performs post-production.  In addition he is the Executive Curator and Producer of the New York Review of Science Fiction Readings.

He teaches people, particularly writers, how to read their work aloud in venues ranging from bookstores to podcasts.


Hour of the Wolf – WBAI-FM

New York Review of Science Fiction Readings

Lightspeed Magazine podcasts

Editor of audiobooks for Skyboat Media, such as:
   Carbide-Tipped Pens
   Women Destroy Science Fiction
   Wastelands 2

Awards and Memberships

Major Armstrong Award for execellence in broadcast media

SFWA Associate Member

Related Experience

Jim Freund has interviewed more writers than he can shake a stick at, and is a coach and mentor on reading fiction aloud.  His experiences through 45+ years at WBAI-FM are a constant source of wonder to him.

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