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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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A conversation with biologist and naturalist E.O. Wilson on what winning a second Pulitzer Prize meant for him and his Harvard colleagues. A look ...

  • Added: Apr 27, 2017
  • Length: 24:59
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For more inspiration to carry us into the new year, we go "Back to the Writing Well," this time to hear from writers Elizabeth Gaffney, author of t...

Bought by KRZA, WNJR, WNJR, and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Dec 30, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Michelangelo's David
Painter, sculptor, architect, engineer, and poet - how can one man be so many things? And what did he keep in his basement?

Bought by KVSC and WABE


  • Added: Jun 01, 2016
  • Length: 16:09
  • Purchases: 2
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Episode #3 travels into the realm of memory as Howard Nemerov and Gwendolyn Brooks read poems about childhood and the fleeting nature of time.

Bought by RadioFreePalmer, KUPR low power FM, Cove Mountain Educational Broadcasting, WNMU-FM, KMUN and more


  • Added: Apr 18, 2014
  • Length: 14:20
  • Purchases: 15
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Episode #2 takes listeners on several poetry journeys: to Africa with James Baldwin and on an interplanetary rocket-poem trip with Allen Ginsberg a...

Bought by KFCF FM, KUPR low power FM, WNMU-FM, Cove Mountain Educational Broadcasting, WCAI / WNAN and more


  • Added: Apr 17, 2014
  • Length: 21:26
  • Purchases: 16
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Episode #1 explores how poetry enables people to channel the voices of others and features excerpts from Studs Terkel’s interviews with Elma Stucke...

Bought by KZMU Moab Community Radio, KISU, KUPR low power FM, WNMU-FM, KMUN and more


  • Added: Apr 10, 2014
  • Length: 15:00
  • Purchases: 18
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Episode Sixty-Two, Mary! Thank you for supporting all that episodic exposition! This episode we speak with romance novelist Mary Tate Engels. Autho...

  • Added: Jun 22, 2013
  • Length: 28:02
Caption: G.P. Putnam's Sons jacket cover, Credit: Natalie C. Sousa, cover design
Meg Rosoff, a Printz Award-winning author, returns to the young adult marketplace with "There is No Dog," a provocative and imaginative novel starr...

  • Added: Feb 08, 2012
  • Length: 21:06
Caption: Author Ann Patchett
An hour long reading and interview with Ann Patchett recorded in front of a live audience at the Portsmouth Music Hall in June, 2011.

Bought by WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Jun 29, 2011
  • Length: 53:30
  • Purchases: 1
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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An original comedic adaptation of the Charles Dickens classic.

Bought by WEZU and KDUR


  • Added: Dec 24, 2008
  • Length: 59:09
  • Purchases: 2