A one-page biographical summary of the career of the writer/editor/publisher/producer/radio personality and former public broadcasting executive.
A tongue-in-cheek memoir about the private life of a public broadcaster to be published by Story Book Publishers in December, 2009. Sample slices to be added shortly.
Fred's radio series is broadcast weekly on public radio stations from West Palm Beach, Florida, to Eugene, Oregon, to Manila in the Philippines. More than 150 one-hour programs have been completed and broadcast to date. A complete list of programs, with short descriptions and full scripts, can be found at www.compactdiscoveries.com. There you will also find links after each program description to stream the programs on demand.
Fred's classical music columns appeared in the Jefferson Monthly, the regional magazine of Jefferson Public Radio, serving southern Oregon and northern California, and in INPRINT, the quarterly magazine of the BSU Radio Network in Idaho. You can read many of these articles here.
Fred's new series of radio commentaries, Flaxman's Follies, is available for streaming on demand through the Public Radio Exchange at www.prx.org. He was previously an occasional commentator for the internationally distributed public radio series, Marketplace and Monitor Radio, and for The Jefferson Daily, a regional "All Things Considered"-type program broadcast on Jefferson Public Radio, covering southern Oregon and northern California.
Fred's articles on southwest Oregon have been published in Sacramento, the Jefferson Monthly, and Southern Oregon Heritage magazines. Click here or above to read these now.
A collection of 15 classic short stories by the late writer whose works appeared in national magazines and book collections from 1947 through his death in 1992. Compiled and edited by Fred Flaxman, who owns the Bretnor Literary Estate and the Bretnor Archives. Click here to read a few of these stories now.
Articles about Public Broadcasting
This section contains articles about public television and radio by Fred Flaxman previously published in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post and other newspapers. [under construction]
The reason people can't stand the poetry of our times is because they can't see the stanzas or hear the rhymes. When they don't understand what it means, they feel it ain't worth a can of beans! Fred's poems (?) are more like prose 'cause he doesn't like his readers to doze. He hopes you'll smile, snicker, or laugh real deep. He'll try to keep you from falling asleep! Click here if you want to see more really bad poetry.