Authors of the Pacific Northwest

Episode 54: Thomas Kohnstamm; Seattle’s Travel Writer & Fiction Author

May 20, 2019

Episode 54: Thomas Kohnstamm; Seattle’s Travel Writer & Fiction Author


In This Episode, You’ll Hear:

(Podcast run time 34:35 min.)


  • :37 - Introduction to Thomas Kohnstamm
  • 3:00-  Thomas shares a bit about his book Lake City
  • 4:15- Thomas & Vikki talk about living in the Pacific Northwest
  • 5:16 - Vikki and Thomas talk about her roots with Seattle 
  • 5:51 -Thomas shares about his background & his travel writing experiences 
  • 10:16- Thomas shares about the first book experiences & national coverage
  • 12:20- Thomas shares about his writing experiences with Lake City 
  • 13:25 - Vikki & Thomas talk about the changes in the creative energy with the involvement of others
  • 15:01 - Thomas talks about the positive side of having a day job
  • 17:12 - Vikki thanks Thomas for his encouragement from his journey
  • 18:33 - Thomas & Vikki talk about her slow process with her first book
  • 20:58 - Thomas shares his writing process
  • 26:06 - Thomas reads from Lake City


Connect with Thomas Kohnstamm

Thomas’ website:


Podcast Music Credits:

Title: Amazing Plan by Kevin MacLeod (

Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License


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