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Listen to the second part of a conversation with Natasha Trethewey, the 19th U.S. Poet Laureate (2012-14). She talks about the role's affect on he...

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: Apr 21, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Georgia State Poet Laureate Judson Mitcham shares stories about some of his influences, including the late poets Richard Hugo, William Stafford and...

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: Apr 13, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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For Women's History Month, we revisit a novel that's built around real life West Virginia murders of a widow and her three children during the Grea...

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: Mar 11, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Mississippi Poet Laureate (2012-16), Natasha Trethewey talks about her her first creative non-fiction book, BEYOND KATRINA: A MEDITATION ON THE MIS...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN and WNJR


  • Added: Feb 17, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Jennifer Sporcich lives in Minneapolis with her two dogs and two parakeets. She received a BFA from the school of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2...

  • Added: Nov 19, 2015
  • Length: :51
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...To her late Eritrean-American husband, Ficre -- a painter, chef, and loving father -- in Elizabeth Alexander's new memoir, The Light Of The Worl...

  • Added: Nov 19, 2015
  • Length: 01:40
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Sharon Chmielarz's poems have appeared in numerous literary magazines nationwide. She's also published travel memoirs and three children's picture ...

  • Added: Nov 12, 2015
  • Length: 02:02
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Jeanne Lutz grew up on a dairy farm in southern Minnesota and lives in St Paul now. She loves to write poetry because its something she can do anyw...

  • Added: Jul 30, 2015
  • Length: 01:12
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As spring showers are truly bringing May flowers to St. Cloud, Arts and Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack brings us an Untold Stories of Cent...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: May 08, 2015
  • Length: 26:06
  • Purchases: 1
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Schoolcraft Learning Community's middle school students read Inge Auerbacher's book 'I am a Star'. Inge Auerbacher was one of the very few childre...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Apr 24, 2015
  • Length: 01:22
  • Purchases: 1
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National Poetry Month continues with Dave Smith, the author of over two dozen books, who discusses how writing poetry allowed him to recover long f...

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: Apr 23, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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James Siems is an eighth grader at Schoolcraft Learning Community in Bemidji. He likes crosscountry skiing and soccer. He recently wrote a poem ins...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Feb 26, 2015
  • Length: 01:50
  • Purchases: 1
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We pay tribute to Pulitzer Prize winner Claudia Emerson, the former Virginia Poet Laureate (2008-10) who died December 4, 2014. Emerson deftly port...

Bought by WABE and WNJR


  • Added: Dec 31, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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As I considered making a show to serve as a kind of year in review, I first thought to choose my favorite program from each month of the year, 12 s...

  • Added: Dec 30, 2014
  • Length: 57:06
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Cheryl Strayed's memoir, WILD: FROM LOST TO FOUND ON THE PACIFIC CREST TRAIL, took over twenty years to write and has since been selected by Oprah'...

Bought by KQED, WNJR, WCAI / WNAN, and WJCU


  • Added: Dec 11, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Mark Christensen is a published author, and a long time educator. He is Professor of English at Bemidji State University where is particular intere...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Sep 04, 2014
  • Length: 02:47
  • Purchases: 1
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In February 1996, David Foster Wallace came to Boston. He was the not-quite recognized writer of the massive book, Infinite Jest, which was just be...

Bought by XRAY.fm, KFOK-LPFM, and WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Jun 25, 2014
  • Length: 36:36
  • Purchases: 3
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100-second module, from our weekday readings for May. Runaway slaves often hid in self-made caves.

Bought by WEZU


  • Added: Apr 24, 2014
  • Length: 01:40
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Quiddity International Literary Journal and Public-Radio Program
Finding Place in the Placelessness: Chad Simpson and Monica Berlin talk with Assistant Editor John McCarthy about the under-appreciated, rich cultu...

  • Added: Mar 04, 2014
  • Length: 16:27
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In her latest book, When Women Were Birds, Terry Tempest Williams explores the legacy of her mother’s journals. [28:11]

Bought by KPIP-LP


  • Added: Feb 18, 2014
  • Length: 28:11
  • Purchases: 1
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The 2012 Georgia Author of the Year Award in Poetry, Alice Friman's other honors include the Ezra Pound Poetry Award for her third book, ZOO. In t...

  • Added: Dec 20, 2013
  • Length: 29:00
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Patricia Kirkpatrick lives in St. Paul and teaches at Hamline University. She's won awards and fellowships from the McKnight, Jerome, Bush, and Wil...

  • Added: Feb 20, 2013
  • Length: 02:11
Caption: Trooper Henry Dixon
As part of a series marking Armistice Day, the anniversary of the end of the First World War, reporter, Alison Turner, asked expat actors living in...

  • Added: Nov 01, 2012
  • Length: 06:49
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A dramatic musical based on "The Diary of Anne Frank," with music by Michael Cohen and libretto by Enid Futterman. Perfect for scheduling in April ...

Bought by KPVL and KENW


  • Added: Apr 22, 2012
  • Length: 58:01
  • Purchases: 2
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A radio program featuring author Julia Alvarez along with Neko Case, Edwidge Danticat, and Junot Diaz, among others.

Bought by KPIP-LP, KQED, and KRZA


  • Added: Aug 16, 2011
  • Length: 29:55
  • Purchases: 3