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Why do books so often turn to music? Richard Powers, author of a new, music-filled novel Orfeo, speaks to the strength of songs and symphonies, inc...

Bought by WABE and PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 12, 2014
  • Length: 12:57
  • Purchases: 2
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Andrie Morris talks to playwright and Shakespeare expert, Jennie Buckman and Jatinder Verma, Artistic Director of Tara Arts about working with Shak...

  • Added: Jul 28, 2014
  • Length: 16:14
Caption: Sarah Vowell signing books after a lecture at Lamar Univ. in Beaumont, Texas
Sarah Vowell talks to reporter Brian Friedman and producer Laine Kaplan-Levenson about Louis Armstrong, voiceover work, Andrew Jackson, New Orleans...

  • Added: Apr 15, 2014
  • Length: 11:01
Caption: Eudora Welty, New Haven, CT, 1974, Credit: William Ferris
Eudora Welty was one of the South’s most beloved writers, and her fiction is still a study in detail and dialogue and wit. Her settings were often ...

Bought by Troy Public Radio and Georgia Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Jan 17, 2014
  • Length: 13:47
  • Purchases: 2
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LouAnn Shepard Muhm is a widely published poet and teacher living in northern Minnesota. She has been featured in the mnartists.org series "What Li...

  • Added: Jan 24, 2013
  • Length: 01:38
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Randy Roberts Potts is known as the gay grandson of the late televangelist and university founder, Oral Roberts. In this segment, Potts remembers t...

Bought by PRX Remix, KUOW, KOSU, and KUOW


  • Added: Mar 06, 2012
  • Length: 03:34
  • Purchases: 4
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Former inmates and activist Mary McAnally read "Stringtown Prison Blues" and discuss their experiences with the penal system. Full transcript of po...

Bought by PRX Remix, KFAI, KOSU, and KOSU


  • Added: Dec 23, 2011
  • Length: 03:37
  • Purchases: 4
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Two words: Thank you. They sound simple enough. But there is always more to a topic, phrase, or ritual than one might think.

Bought by KISU, WHCP-LP, KSFR, Interlochen Public Radio, KREV-LP and more


  • Added: Nov 18, 2008
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 23
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Profile of Trina Robbins, who literally wrote the book on women in comics.

Bought by WJAB, WAMC, KUFM - Montana Public Radio, and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Jan 22, 2007
  • Length: 06:04
  • Purchases: 4
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Actors, storytellers and poets express their hope for peace with the spoken word.

Bought by KCNP, KUOW, KUOW, KRZA, KUOW and more


  • Added: Jan 05, 2007
  • Length: 57:46
  • Purchases: 10
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A collection of diverse tales told in 1962 by a Dublin heart doctor.

  • Added: Jul 18, 2006
  • Length: 59:03
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Episode 1 features poet laureates Mark Strand, Gwendolyn Brooks and Ted Kooser discussing the art and craft of writing poetry and reading some of t...

Bought by WCPN, WFHB, North Country Public Radio, Kansas Public Radio, Yellowstone Public Radio and more


  • Added: Mar 02, 2006
  • Length: 01:04:02
  • Purchases: 12
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Poets from across the country offer up their words on the subject of "peace" at a special reading held at the 2005 National Poetry Slam Chapionship...

Bought by WGBH Radio Boston


  • Added: Jan 18, 2006
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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The Story of La Llarona

Bought by KZYX, KDNK, WXLV-FM, and PRX Administrator


  • Added: Oct 30, 2005
  • Length: 05:38
  • Purchases: 4
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In the 80's Marc Smith invented the Poetry Slam, which has swept the country and created a spoken word revolution.

Bought by KRZA, Marfa Public Radio, KUT-HD, KUHB, WEKU and more


  • Added: Aug 29, 2005
  • Length: 58:54
  • Purchases: 7