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We mark Veteran's Day with two interviews featuring Alan Proctor. His book, THE SWEDEN FILE: MEMOIR OF AN AMERICAN EX-PATRIATE, was named one of th...

  • Added: Nov 12, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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This program explores the collaboration between author, teacher and activist Stephen Jenkinson and musician, songwriter and singer Gregory Hoskins....

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio


  • Added: Nov 03, 2019
  • Length: 29:34
  • Purchases: 1
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We conclude our celebration of National Hispanic Heritage month with the second part of our interview with poet Xanath (shaw-nath) Caraza, featurin...

  • Added: Oct 15, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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We begin our celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month with Xanath Caraza, a two-time International Latino book award winner in 2018. In part...

  • Added: Sep 25, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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Our celebration of State Poets Laureate continues with a look back at previous holders of the title in Kansas. Part one of this public reading feat...

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: Sep 04, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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We kick off a month-long series in August that features current State Poets Laureate with Beth Ann Fennelly. The Mississippi Poet Laureate since 20...

  • Added: Aug 07, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Joy Harjo, Poet Laureate
The work and life of Joy Harjo, newly-named U.S. Poet Laureate, explores growing up between cultures, part Muskogee-Creek and Cherokee, part Irish ...

  • Added: Jul 03, 2019
  • Length: 27:23
Caption: (Photo by Larry D. Moore CC BY-SA 3.0)
Novelist, retired Princeton professor, and mountain climber, Russell Banks discusses his recent memoir, VOYAGER. Interviewed by his former student ...

  • Added: Jul 03, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Don Quixote and Sancho Panza depicted on tiles in Seville, Spain
A program of music inspired by Miguel de Cervantes’ timeless novel Don Quixote. Manuel de Falla’s one-act opera Master Peter’s Puppet Show (El Reta...

Bought by WNMU-FM, GCR (Global Community Radio), KMUN, KWAX, WXXI and more


  • Added: Jun 18, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 24
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Joaquín Zihuatanejo discusses poems based on life in his hometown of East Dallas. He also talks about his early life growing up without his father ...

  • Added: Jun 12, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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In this presentation at the Kansas City Public Library, Scottish-born writer Margot Livesey talks about her evolution as a reader and writer, and s...

  • Added: May 08, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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We kick off National Preservation Week and continue our celebration of National Poetry Month by pulling from our audio archives to look back on the...

  • Added: Apr 24, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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NEW LETTERS ON THE AIR continues National Poetry Month with a program of readings and conversation at Commerce Bank's The Box Gallery. Poets Wyatt ...

  • Added: Apr 17, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: John Grisham & James McBride, Credit: JMU Creative Media
Recorded in front of a live audience, WMRA and James Madison University present The John Grisham Writers Hour with special guest James McBride, a N...

Bought by WCVE


  • Added: Feb 28, 2019
  • Length: 53:57
  • Purchases: 1
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Our celebration of Black History Month continues with Glenn North, the inaugural Poet Laureate of the 18th and Vine Historic Jazz District. This Ca...

  • Added: Feb 20, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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Poetry inspired by music and musicians.

  • Added: Jan 25, 2019
  • Length: 01:00:09
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Poets Hadara Bar-Nadav and Kathryn Nuernberger, who were both chosen as 2017 NEA Literary Fellows, talk about their work in this interview at the K...

  • Added: Jan 16, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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Stewart O'Nan has written over 20 books as varied as the best-selling novel, SNOW ANGELS (now a film) to the non-fiction book co-written with Steph...

  • Added: Oct 31, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
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NEW LETTERS ON THE AIR begins the celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month with the 2018 Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize winner, Martín Espada. In t...

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: Sep 17, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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What books should thoughtful people read this summer?

Bought by KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KSKQ, WLPR, KMRE-LP, GCR (Global Community Radio) and more


  • Added: Aug 20, 2018
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Rolling Stone book publisher Alan Rinzler at home in Berkeley., Credit: Marcos Nájera
The men in Zeta’s life. From family to friends to former lovers? You never know—some say Zeta was a constant chameleon in life, love, and the law. ...

  • Added: Jun 08, 2018
  • Length: 16:59
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The Iraq War ended in December 2011, a dramatic setting for former U.S. Army Captain Matt Gallagher, who discusses his novel, YOUNGBLOOD, which dra...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: May 25, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Black History Month concludes with the Past American Voice of essayist and fiction writer James Alan McPherson (1943-2016). In this archive recordi...

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: Feb 28, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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For Black History Month, we present THE 19th U.S. Poet Laureate (2012-14) and former Mississippi Poet Laureate (2012-16), Natasha Trethewey, who wo...

Bought by WNJR and WNJR


  • Added: Feb 08, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Poet Michelle Boisseau died November 15, 2017 from cancer at age 62. In this interview conducted earlier this year at the Kansas City Public Libra...

Bought by WNJR and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Nov 28, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2