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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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Listen to Vietnam veteran Tim O'Brien at the Kansas City Public Library, as he discusses experiences that fueled his collection of short stories, T...

  • Added: Nov 14, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
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This audio anthology features readings by six poets, including a few who are part of the book co-edited by Cherokee writers Diane Glancy and Linda ...

Bought by WMUU-LP, KRZA, and WNJR


  • Added: Aug 23, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3
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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
Caption: Quiddity International Literary Journal and Public-Radio Program
Featuring writers from the 2014 Pygmalion Literary Fest LitCrawl, recorded live at The Esquire Lounge in Chapaign, IL. Readers in this episode incl...

  • Added: Nov 05, 2014
  • Length: 20:07
Caption: Carrboro High School English teacher Mackensie Malkemes and junior Ryley McGinnis, Credit: Timothy Leow
Ryley McGinnis was shy and hadn't thought much about performance poetry when she entered Mackensie Malkemes' English class at Carrboro High School,...

  • Added: May 02, 2014
  • Length: 04:00
Caption: Chapel Hill High School English instructor Michael Irwin and senior Madison Gunning
Twelfth grader Madison Gunning has a passion for working on projects that empower young women. She says that started in Michael Irwin's English cla...

  • Added: May 02, 2014
  • Length: 04:00
Caption:  2013 Team Finals stage at the Cadillac Palace Theater, Credit: (TimeOut/Jeff Kroll)
Over the past 13 years, Louder than a Bomb, Chicago’s youth poetry competition, has grown from humble roots in the basement of a Division Street th...

Bought by WJSU, KMXT, and NPR Illinois


  • Added: Apr 25, 2013
  • Length: 59:03
  • Purchases: 3
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Sharon Harris is a member of the Jackpine Writer's Block, and a native of Park Rapids. She has published three books of poetry. The Beat is a daily...

  • Added: Jan 24, 2013
  • Length: 01:39
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Bill Caldwell is a nurse, a therapist, and a poet. Much of what he knows about poetry is related to classes at The Loft at the Minnesota Center for...

  • Added: Jan 24, 2013
  • Length: 03:08
Caption: Dr Kate Macdonald, Assistant Professor of English Literature at the University of Gent, Belgium
As part of a series marking Armistice Day, the anniversary of the end of the First World War, reporter, Alison Turner, talked to Dr Kate Macdonald ...

  • Added: Nov 01, 2012
  • Length: 54:00
Caption: Pamela Redmond
Can we ever atone for the sins of the past? Or does each generation of women invent itself anew? In THE POSSIBILITY OF YOU, bestselling author Pam...

  • Added: May 09, 2012
  • Length: 13:39
Caption: Chu-Yin Lo  Roberts
Dmae Roberts produced a special half-hour radio memorial on the 10th anniversary of her mom’s death. Remembrance: On Time And Distance is part memo...

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio, Prairie Public, KVSC, and WBEZ


  • Added: Apr 30, 2012
  • Length: 29:01
  • Purchases: 4
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A dramatic musical based on "The Diary of Anne Frank," with music by Michael Cohen and libretto by Enid Futterman. Perfect for scheduling in April ...

Bought by KPVL and KENW


  • Added: Apr 22, 2012
  • Length: 58:01
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Opal Whiteley, Credit: Cottage Grove Historical Society
"Talking With The Wind: The Mystery of Opal Whiteley," a half-hour documentary about Opal Whiteley who caused an international scandal in 1920 whe...

Bought by WXAV 88.3FM, KUFM - Montana Public Radio, XRAY.fm, Prairie Public, KSUT and more


  • Added: May 06, 2010
  • Length: 28:21
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Book Cover
Award-winning poets reflect on creativity in crisis and read from their work.

Bought by KFCF FM and KPIP-LP


  • Added: Apr 15, 2010
  • Length: 29:01
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Cover, Times Book Review 11/22/09, Credit: Ruth Gwili
The 2015 Best Picture has drawn from Raymond Carver's WHAT WE TALK ABOUT WHEN WE TALK ABOUT LOVE, his most famous story; he reads it in his own voi...

Bought by WRGY, KRCB-FM "Radio 91", KUER, PRX Remix, KUT and more


  • Added: Nov 23, 2009
  • Length: 29:43
  • Purchases: 8
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Takes place August 1964 as Keroauc is packing to move to Florida ( edited language version ) ----- for unedited explicit language version go to ---...

Bought by KAAD-LP, WCBE, KMXT, KUNM, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio and more


  • Added: Apr 01, 2008
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 30
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Takes place August 1964 as Keroauc is packing to move to Florida (EXPLICIT language version) --- for edited language version and promos go to --- h...

Bought by WVPE


  • Added: Apr 01, 2008
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Like "An Affair to Remember" but with a Christmas theme.

Bought by WITF, WNMU-FM, KMXT, WITF, WNMU-FM and more


  • Added: Dec 08, 2007
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 8

  • Added: Mar 24, 2005
  • Length: 29:43
  • Purchases: 8

  • Added: Mar 24, 2005
  • Length: 30:01
  • Purchases: 8