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NEW LETTERS ON THE AIR continues National Hispanic Heritage Month with a public poetry reading at The Writer's Place in Kansas City with poets Mia ...

  • Added: Oct 09, 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 part two of a former Kansas Poets Laureate reading, sponsored by the Kansas Area Watershed C...

  • Added: Sep 11, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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This week on the show: Alexander von Humboldt is still alive - He was the most famous scientist in the world when he was alive. And then he was ...

  • Added: Sep 10, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
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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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What should you have been reading this summer—and how should you have been reading it?

Bought by KLCC, KTSW 89.9, KMSU, KNVC Carson City Community Radio, WLPR and more


  • Added: Sep 02, 2019
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 8
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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
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Multi-award winning short story writer, Amina Gautier, shares excerpts from her 2018 PEN/Malamud Award-winning, THE LOSS OF ALL LOST THINGS, as par...

  • Added: Jul 17, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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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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: May 23, 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
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Women's History Month continues with National Book Critics Circle Award-winning poet,Laura Kasischke, who explores topics from motherhood to beauty...

  • Added: Mar 27, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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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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Michigan native Marcus Wicker reads from his 2011 National Poetry Series winning collection, MAYBE THE SADDEST THING, which was also a finalist for...

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: Jan 30, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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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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A holiday favorite, this highly anthologized short story is read by the late author Grace Paley. "The Loudest Voice" is an amusing tale about a lit...

Bought by KBBI


  • Added: Dec 07, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Part two of our conversation with Stewart O'Nan, the author of 20 plus books including EMILY, ALONE and LAST NIGHT AT THE LOBSTER, examines his st...

  • Added: Dec 05, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
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A member of the Navajo Nation, Bojan Louis is a poet, fiction writer, essayist and author of the 2018 American Book Award-winning poetry collection...

  • Added: Nov 07, 2018
  • 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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Multi-award-winning poet and MacArthur fellow, Terrance Hayes, reads from his fifth book, HOW TO BE DRAWN, winner of the 2016 NAACP Image Award for...

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  • Added: Oct 10, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1