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Poet Steve Juenemann shares his poem "Big White Feather" on this weeks segment of Wordish.

  • Added: May 14, 2018
  • Length: 01:35
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National Poetry Month concludes with poet, essayist, and editor of THE GEORGIA REVIEW, Stephen Corey. He reads from his 2017 book STARTLED AT THE B...

  • Added: May 02, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
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Poet Emilio Degrazia shares his poem "Why He Didn't Pray" on this weeks segment of Wordish.

  • Added: Apr 02, 2018
  • Length: 02:20
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Stay Human takes a closer look at being undecided, not here and not there but in-between.

  • Added: Mar 27, 2018
  • Length: 59:32
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On this segment of Wordish Jennifer Derrick shares her essay "Dressing Room".

  • Added: Mar 12, 2018
  • Length: 02:01
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Poet Serenity Schoonover shares her poem "Simple, Sacred".

  • Added: Feb 26, 2018
  • Length: 02:50
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Poet Brett Elizabeth Jenkins shares her poem "A Man in an Illinois Toll Booth Called Me a Beautiful Woman as I Was Driving Away".

  • Added: Feb 19, 2018
  • Length: 01:52
Caption: Mt. Julius Caesar by Leor Pantilot
The power and process of naming places. -- Beginning with an ear hike through John Muir National Forest, this episode dives into the process of nam...

  • Added: Feb 07, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Amy Tan and Sandip Roy at the Jaipur Lit. Fest., Credit: Sandip Roy
Sandip and writers Amy Tan and Rabih Alameddine explore what makes Jaipur one of the greatest literature festivals in the world.

  • Added: Feb 05, 2018
  • Length: 06:00
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Joyce Sutphen shares her poem "Defying Gravity" about the experience between a parent and a child.

  • Added: Jan 31, 2018
  • Length: 01:43
Caption: Jaipur Lit Fest panel, Credit: Sandip Roy
Writer Sandip Roy experiences a deeper meaning to the 'Lit fest’ circuit.

  • Added: Jan 23, 2018
  • Length: 06:00
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Micheal Goldberg takes a look at Russia through music, poems and essays.

  • Added: Sep 25, 2017
  • Length: 59:12
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Celebrating the continental American solar eclipse with Michael Goldberg.

  • Added: Aug 24, 2017
  • Length: 58:20
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Robert Jevne shares "In Totality (or not)" on this segment of Wordish.

  • Added: Aug 23, 2017
  • Length: 03:23
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On this segment Michael Goldberg gives us animal stories; a wolf, a donkey, a dog, animals teaching us something on how to stay human.

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  • Added: Aug 09, 2017
  • Length: 01:00:02
  • Purchases: 1
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In her essay, "Chataqua", Lisa Joy Hesse plumbs the depths of deer, deer and more deer as well as our continuing fascination with them.

  • Added: Aug 09, 2017
  • Length: 02:21
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Minnesota Poet Laureate Joyce Sutphen recites her poem "Carrying Water".

  • Added: Aug 09, 2017
  • Length: 02:14
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In her poem "Chicken Without a Cause" Linda Back McKay brings us a surreal account of a transformation.

  • Added: Aug 09, 2017
  • Length: 02:20
Caption: Basswood Shoes (digital painting), Credit: Donald Whalen
A group of children worry about their Hispanic grandmother after the death of her only sibling, Uncle Lolo. Written by Michael Fidel Marquez, Narr...

  • Added: Jul 11, 2017
  • Length: 25:31
Caption: Paul Beatty at the Kolkata Literary Meet , Credit: Kolkata Literary Meet
If the polls had been right and Hillary Clinton had won someone could have written a great American satire of an America where Donald Trump wins. B...

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  • Added: Jun 19, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
  • Purchases: 1
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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
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This mother’s Day I was thinking about a very particular mother. Not mine but a woman named Leila Seth. Leila Seth was the first woman to top th...

  • Added: May 17, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
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Poetry and music that explores the spiritual dimensions of being alive.

  • Added: Apr 14, 2017
  • Length: 56:35
Caption: “Polychrome Vase in the Form of a Fish” British Museum Postcard El-Amarma, XVIIIth Dynasty, (c. 1365 BC) Glass. 1.2 3/4? , Credit: The British Museum, London
In this week's episode of World Ocean Radio, host Peter Neill reads “The Fish,” a poem by Marianne Moore from a collection entitled "American Sea W...

  • Added: Feb 14, 2017
  • Length: 04:11
Caption: Kolkata Lit Fest promotional poster, Credit: Photo by Sandip Roy
When I was a little boy I once lost my parents in a busy market in Kolkata. I cannot begin to imagine what it means to be lost for 25 YEARS. Like S...

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  • Added: Feb 14, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
  • Purchases: 1