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Award-winning poet Elizabeth Alexander talks movingly about her memoir "The Light of the World" about her husband's sudden death at age 50.

  • Added: Sep 14, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
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Poetry and music which takes refuge in imagination and mindfulness.

  • Added: Sep 09, 2017
  • Length: 55:17
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Guest editor of BEST AMERICAN POETRY 2017, Natasha Trethewey talks about her her first creative non-fiction book, BEYOND KATRINA: A MEDITATION ON T...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN and WNJR


  • Added: Sep 08, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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An emotional interview where Jennifer Finley talks about overcoming oppression through writing and coming back to herself following a divorce. She ...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, Yellowstone Public Radio, KSJD, KWMR, and KMRE-LP


  • Added: Sep 05, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: James Tolan
Olivia Stiffler and the late James Tolan, whose new books were released in summer 2017 after his death in March, discuss their unique mentorship ...

  • Added: Aug 30, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
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Former celebrity journalist Jeannette Walls discusses her hardscrabble childhood which she depicted in her memoir THE GLASS CASTLE, now an August 2...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN, WMUU-LP, and WFIU


  • Added: Aug 18, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Radio Curious visits with Stephen Most, author, playwright, and documentary film maker, who shares his life's experiences and stories in the new bo...

Bought by KVMR


  • Added: Aug 09, 2017
  • Length: 58:02
  • Purchases: 1
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Michael McGriff talks about his artistic process and reads from two collections of poetry. He also discuses his translation of the Swedish Nobel Pr...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, Yellowstone Public Radio, KWMR, and KSJD


  • Added: Aug 07, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: 'The Underworld' by Kevin Canty
Kevin Canty discusses his novel, 'The Underworld,' along with the nature of the human experience and Canty's own creative process. He also reads fr...

Bought by KSJD, Spokane Public Radio, and Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Aug 03, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Published in various literary magazines,including NEW LETTERS, fiction writer Rachel Hall discusses her first book, HEIRLOOMS, winner of the G.S. S...

Bought by WMUU-LP


  • Added: Aug 03, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Antonya Nelson is the author of eleven books of fiction. She talks about her most recent books: the novel BOUND which covers growing up in Wichita,...

Bought by WMUU-LP and WNJR


  • Added: Jul 19, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: John Medeiros and Andrea Jenkins, co-curators of the series. , Credit: Uche Iroegbu
Queer Voices reading series creates a safe space for LGBTQIA+ writers to share their writing. KFAI's Dixie Treichel attended a reading and produce...

  • Added: Jul 13, 2017
  • Length: 03:30
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A National Book Critics Circle Award winner, Rodney Jones reads from and talks about the shaping of his book of selected poetry, SALVATION BLUES: O...

Bought by WNJR and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Jul 12, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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In the second part of this conversation with poet and "MacArthur genius" Edward Hirsch, he discusses how the sudden death of his son inspired his a...

Bought by WMUU-LP


  • Added: Jun 28, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Random poems and music for the season-ending program.

  • Added: Jun 23, 2017
  • Length: 57:06
From: WBAA
Series: What's New
Caption: Norman Rockwell's Sharp Harmony, Credit: Ebay
We’ll feature four modern masterpieces for string quartet by Walter Mays, John Adams, Andrzej Panufnik, and John Corigliano on this episode of What...

Bought by WGTE FM 91


  • Added: Jun 22, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Poetry and music about fathers and fatherhood.

  • Added: Jun 16, 2017
  • Length: 54:30
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Poems and music suited to the mystery and beauty of the night.

  • Added: Jun 09, 2017
  • Length: 56:34
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Excerpts from Rachel Cohen's essay "Lost Cities" and segments of poetry by Fernando Pessoa and Constantine Cavafy examine the allure of one's home ...

  • Added: May 26, 2017
  • Length: 53:20
Caption: Dave Smith
In the other half of this conversation with Dave Smith, the author of more than 20 books of poetry, essays, memoir and fiction, he talks about the ...

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: May 24, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Poetry set to music, once again.

  • Added: May 05, 2017
  • Length: 58:16
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Jo McDougall discusses her two recent books of poetry-THE UNDISCOVERED ROOM and IN THE HOME OF THE FAMOUS DEAD:COLLECTED POEMS-which explore variou...

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: May 05, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Poetry and music that explores the spiritual dimensions of being alive.

  • Added: Apr 14, 2017
  • Length: 56:35
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Poetry and music about the emergence of spring.

  • Added: Apr 07, 2017
  • Length: 52:07
Caption: Words & Music, Credit: by Mystie Chamberlin
Poetry and sonnets in several musical settings.

  • Added: Apr 01, 2017
  • Length: 53:28