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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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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
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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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Novelist Whitney Terrell talks about his third novel, THE GOOD LIEUTENANT, now out in paperback. Terrell was embedded with the military in Iraq, wr...

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: Jun 14, 2017
  • Length: 30:30
  • Purchases: 1
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We remember a Past American Voice--Arkansas native and former Rhode Island Poet Laureate, C.D. Wright who died suddenly in early 2016. She authored...

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: May 05, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Women's History Month continues with a tribute to the late Carolyn Kizer, the influential poet who died in October 2014. An unmistakable feminist, ...

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: Mar 25, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Conversations with celebrated American poets Rita Dove and Sonia Sanchez.

Bought by KQED, WVAS, WESM 91.3 FM, Red River Radio Network, WJAB and more


  • Added: Jan 07, 2015
  • Length: 52:58
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Agnes Sampson and witches with devi, Credit: Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons
How magic and law shaped the witch trials of early modern Europe

  • Added: Oct 28, 2014
  • Length: 29:33
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The most celebrated African American poets in America pay homage to the life’s work of former Poet Laureate and Pulitzer Prize winner Rita Dove.

Bought by Peconic Public Broadcasting, KVSC, Radio Phoenix, WCAI / WNAN, and WMNF


  • Added: Oct 10, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Renowned writers, singers, and poets, including Maya Angelou and Nikki Giovanni, paid tribute to Nobel Laureate Toni Morrison with an extravaganza ...

Bought by Northwest Public Broadcasting, WCSU-FM, WTJU, Peconic Public Broadcasting, WCAI / WNAN and more


  • Added: Feb 21, 2014
  • Length: 28:58
  • Purchases: 6
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
Caption: Flannery O'Connor in 1962, Credit: Joe McTyre/Atlanta Constitution
Tom Perrotta, the author of "Little Children", "Election" and the upcoming novel "The Leftovers", speaks with ThoughtCast about a writer who fascin...

  • Added: Apr 11, 2011
  • Length: 30:00
Caption: Author Elizabeth Gilbert
"Eat, Pray, Love" author Elizabeth Gilbert reads from her latest memoir, "Committed." In an interview with Virginia Prescott, she reveals what it i...

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 14, 2011
  • Length: 53:24
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Clifton on the cover of 'Wild Blessings'
Poet Lucille Clifton is widely acclaimed for her powerful explorations of race, womanhood, and spirituality.

Bought by WRNC-LP, KVSC, and CKMO


  • Added: Jul 13, 2009
  • Length: 28:56
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Orville, Katharine and Wilbur Wright, Credit: Library of Congress
Why you've never heard of the Wright Brothers' sister, Katharine.

  • Added: Apr 14, 2009
  • Length: 29:00
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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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Works by female writers from Muslim countries offer us important perspectives on questions of religion, nationalism, and the role of women in Islam...

Bought by Peconic Public Broadcasting, Peconic Public Broadcasting, KMRE-LP, WCPN, KMRE-LP and more


  • Added: Feb 22, 2006
  • Length: 29:10
  • Purchases: 12
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Muslim scholar Leila Ahmed argues for an alternative to fundamentalist Islam, for an oral, ethical tradition, passed down from mothers and grandmot...

Bought by KXOT Public Radio, WCAI / WNAN, WFUV, and KZYX


  • Added: Jun 30, 2004
  • Length: 17:40
  • Purchases: 4