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T. Jefferson Parker is the bestselling author of 20 crime novels, including Edgar Award-winners Silent Joe and California Girl. Parker's next work ...

  • Added: Sep 21, 2017
  • Length: 09:39
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We begin National Hispanic Heritage month with the Past American Voice of Judith Ortiz Cofer, who influenced and mentored Latina writers around the...

  • Added: Sep 20, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin searches for a killer who’s targeting local heroes in author David Thurlo’s fourth Charlie Henry mystery, K...

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Sep 18, 2017
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Poet Kellie Rai Theiss shares her poem "The Crow" on this weeks segment of Wordish.

  • Added: Sep 18, 2017
  • Length: 01:37
Caption: Ana Bozicevic, poet
Ana Božičević explores the feelings and emotions of spring.

Bought by KHSU


  • Added: Sep 18, 2017
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
Rockland, Maine recently celebrated the poetry and life of Edna St. Vincent Millay during a 3-day Festival. A woman's genius valued for its own sak...

  • Added: Sep 17, 2017
  • Length: 05:32
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HOUR ONE: "Rethinking Reviewing" - Social media allows readers to bypass gatekeepers and publish their own opinions. So if everyone's a critic, doe...

  • Added: Sep 15, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:58
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Douglas Wood, longtime wilderness guide, is also a prolific author, perhaps best known for his first book, "Old Turtle." Now he's out with a memoir...

  • Added: Sep 15, 2017
  • Length: 16:12
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Learning lessons on immigration in one of the nation's largest detention centers -- Tracking poachers in Appalachia -- Violent TV turning viewers o...

Bought by WNMU-FM


  • Added: Sep 15, 2017
  • Length: :29
  • Purchases: 1
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Learning lessons on immigration in one of the nation's largest detention centers -- Tracking poachers in Appalachia -- Violent TV turning viewers o...

Bought by WCWP, WMUU-LP, WCMU, WRGY, WAMC and more


  • Added: Sep 15, 2017
  • Length: 53:56
  • Purchases: 8
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Poet Mike Finley shares his poem about teaching his dog to read on this weeks segment of Wordish.

  • Added: Sep 14, 2017
  • Length: 01:35
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Our guest on this episode of MN Reads is Courtney Yasmineh, the author of A Girl Called Sidney: The Coldest Place, published in 2017 by Gibson Hous...

  • Added: Sep 14, 2017
  • Length: 09:49
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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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“From the bottom will the genius come that makes our ability to live with each other possible. I believe that with all my heart.” These are the wor...

  • Added: Sep 13, 2017
  • Length: 58:00
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NEW LETTERS ON THE AIR pays tribute to the Past American Voice of John Ashbery. The poet, critic, and translator, who died on September 3rd at age ...

  • Added: Sep 13, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
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Our guest on this episode of MN Reads is Quinton Skinner, the author of Odd One Out, published in 2017 by Prospect Park Books. This novel, his thi...

  • Added: Sep 13, 2017
  • Length: 08:32
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The award-winning teacher and novelist discusses her latest novel "Innocents and Others"

  • Added: Sep 13, 2017
  • Length: 27:00
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The legendary Lurie talks about her new book "Reading for Fun" and discusses favorite novels and well-know authors she has known.

  • Added: Sep 13, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
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Karen Joy Fowler talks about her compelling and heart breaking novel "We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves."

  • Added: Sep 13, 2017
  • Length: 28:00
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Tod Goldberg is the New York Times bestselling author of over a dozen books and lives in California. See more of Tod at http://todgoldberg.com.

  • Added: Sep 12, 2017
  • Length: 16:09
Caption: Ocean Vuong
Ocean Vuong remembers Tamir Rice, the 12-year old boy killed by police in Cleveland, OH in 2014.

Bought by PRX Remix, KALW, KENW, and KHSU


  • Added: Sep 12, 2017
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 4
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin catches up with a bunch of magical misfits in the audio edition of Showing Off, the third Upside-Down Magic...

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio)


  • Added: Sep 11, 2017
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Five previously undiscovered Kurt Vonnegut short stories have been discovered in Indiana University's Lilly Library.

  • Added: Sep 11, 2017
  • Length: 07:04
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Music fuses with literature this Thursday at the Grand Rapids Area Library when Minnesota Book Award Winners Melanie Hoffert, Margi Preus, and Matt...

  • Added: Sep 11, 2017
  • Length: 14:25
Caption: Book Cover, Credit: Michael West
Guests Include: Christine Todd, mother of a recovering addict and Learn To Cope facilitator and Island Author/Poet Michael West.

  • Added: Sep 10, 2017
  • Length: 29:33