Welcome to the website for Kaylia Metcalfe.

Kaylia Metcalfe is a writer, podcaster, producer, copy editor, content creator, and Jill Of Many Trades. She loves, reading, coffee, her amazing daughter, coffee, Star Trek, Buffy, coffee, podcasts, and fighting against injustice, In 2020 she started the KMMA Podcasting Network to showcase interesting stories and audio adventures. Starting in August 2022, she started writing a monthly book review for Fresno’s LGBT’s News Link.


Pages and Popcorn Podcast

Ghosthropology Podcast

The podcast Pages and Popcorn Podcast features Kaylia and her co-host talking about movies that are based on books as well as the original source material. Which version is worth your time? (Cohost/Producer)

In the Ghosthropology Podcast, host Matt tells ghost stories, folklore, and tales of the weird followed by a discussion of what makes them work from an anthropologist’s perspective. (Producer)

70. Dream Story / Eyes Wide Shut PagesAndPopcornPodcast

  1. 70. Dream Story / Eyes Wide Shut
  2. 69. How The Grinch Stole Christmas (All 4 Versions!)
  3. 68. Howl's Moving Castle
  4. 67. Nomadland
  5. 66. The Mothman Prophecies (Crossover Episode!)
  6. 65. Interview With The Vampire
  7. 64. Stardust
  8. 63. Story of Your Life / Arrival
  9. 62. Big Fish
  10. 61. The Circle

45. The Crying Boy – A Cursed Painting Ghosthropology

  1. 45. The Crying Boy – A Cursed Painting
  2. 44. Talking about Exorcisms (With James Tyner)
  3. 43. The Madera Man
  4. 42. The Slender Man
  5. S003: Supplemental: The Monterey Waterfront
  6. 41. The First Ghosts (Interview With Dr. Irving Finkel)
  7. S002 Field Notes From Monetrey
  8. 40. USS Hornet (Interview With Laura Fies)
  9. 39. Roman Ghosts of Britain
  10. 38. The Winchester Mystery House

On The Radio

It’s A Queer Thang is a once-a-month radio show that streams LIVE on the 3rd Friday of the month at 5pm at kfcf.org or on our Facebook page.

You can also listen HERE!

Chris and Kaylia talk queer news, pop culture, and more! Join us for guests, conversations, music, and fun.

Follow us on Instagram!

Blog (mostly book/TV reviews)

Book Review: Small Angels

I would recommend it to anyone who wants a ghost story fairy tale about magical woods and literary levels of how society treats outsiders. It isn’t overly spooky, but the prose is beautiful, the magic was folkloreesque, the ending satisfying, and bonus… a lesbian couple!

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Book Review: Rainbow, Rainbow

Short story collections tend to be a mix of protagonists and situations that sometimes center around a theme. Such is the case of Rainbow, Rainbow by Lydia Conklin.  Her theme is broad “the lesser-known stories of the LGBTQIA experience” and she does a masterful job of telling these stories with gut-wrenching prose.

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Book Review: Lessons In Chemistry

Book Of The Month recommended it to me with the tagline “This novel has the perfect molecular structure: a charming protagonist, humor, a lovable dog, and feminist bonafides.” And… yes. 1000% yes. 

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I write… and sometimes people enjoy reading what I have written. My short story collection is available on Amazon. you can get it as a paperback or an e-book. I am also working on another short story collection (sci-fi themed), a novel, and a few different children’s books.

Podcast Editing

If you have audio that needs to be edited or you want to start your own podcast but need help getting started… this is the place for you! Click here for more information and message me for rates!

Copy Editing

I’m a copy editor (freelance)
I have a certificate from UC San Diego, and I take gigs. I have helped people with newsletters, short stories, websites, campaign materials, essays, and promotional materials. I also do resumes and cover letters. Fees and information can be found here.

Content Consulting

Want to build a website? Need help with Google Docs, or Forms, or Sheets?? Need a fun graphic for an upcoming event? No matter what your creative dream is, the details can be tricky. Let me help you by doing all the nitty-gritty parts of the job! Here’s an example of my work.

1:1 Writing Workshop

Want some one-on-one help with a story, novel play, audio drama, or podcast? I can help you with content, tone, diction, grammar, narrative flow, and many other writing tools to help make your creation the best it can be. Send me an email and let’s get started!

Group Writing Workshops

These small group workshops are perfect for beginners or those about to start shopping for larger projects.

Check back for dates and registration info.


Kaylia Metcalfe is a writer, podcaster, producer, copy editor, content creator, and Jill Of Many Trades. She started the KMMA Media Podcasting Network to showcase interesting stories and audio adventures.

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