First Draft

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First Draft is a literary talk show featuring half-hour interviews with authors and host Mitzi Rapkin. It highlights the voices of writers as they discuss their work, their craft and the literary arts.

In writing, a first draft is where creativity flows, a story takes root and the voice of a writer emerges. The radio series First Draft highlights the voices of writers as they discuss their work, their craft and the literary arts. This weekly show hosted by Mitzi Rapkin produced at Aspen Public Radio features fiction and non-fiction authors along with occasional poets, screenplay writers, playwrights and songwriters. First Draft is a celebration of writing and the individuals who are dedicated to bringing their carefully chosen words to print as well as the impact writers have on the world we live in.


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Caption: Shulem Deen
First Draft highlights the voices of writers as they discuss their work, their craft and the literary arts. This week's show features an interview...

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  • Added: Sep 27, 2015
  • Length: 28:58
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Kirstin Valdez Quade, Credit: Maggie Shipstead
First Draft highlights the voices of writers as they discuss their work, their craft and the literary arts. This week's show features an interview...

Bought by KWMR


  • Added: Sep 27, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Amina Gautier
First Draft highlights the voices of writers as they discuss their work, their craft and the literary arts. This week's show features an interview...

Bought by KWMR


  • Added: Sep 27, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Jim Shepard
First Draft highlights the voices of writers as they discuss their work, their craft and the literary arts. This week's show features an interview...

  • Added: Sep 27, 2015
  • Length: 28:59
Caption: Skip Horack
First Draft highlights the voices of writers as they discuss their work, their craft and the literary arts. This week's show features an interview...

  • Added: Jul 26, 2015
  • Length: 09:26
Caption: Akhil Sharma, Credit: Bill Miller
First Draft highlights the voices of writers as they discuss their work, their craft and the literary arts. This week's show features an interview...

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  • Added: Jul 26, 2015
  • Length: 28:58
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Saeed Jones
First Draft highlights the voices of writers as they discuss their work, their craft and the literary arts. This week's show features an interview...

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  • Added: Jul 26, 2015
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Leslie Jamison
First Draft highlights the voices of writers as they discuss their work, their craft and the literary arts. This week's show features an interview...

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  • Added: Jul 26, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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First Draft highlights the voices of writers as they discuss their work, their craft and the literary arts. This week's show features an interview...

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  • Added: Jun 07, 2015
  • Length: 28:58
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Celeste Ng, Credit: Kevin Day
First Draft highlights the voices of writers as they discuss their work, their craft and the literary arts. This week's show features an interview...

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  • Added: Jun 07, 2015
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Charles Baxter
First Draft highlights the voices of writers as they discuss their work, their craft and the literary arts. This week's show features an interview...

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  • Added: May 30, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Kevin Morris
First Draft highlights the voices of writers as they discuss their work, their craft and the literary arts. This week's show features an interview...

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  • Added: May 30, 2015
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Lily King
First Draft highlights the voices of writers as they discuss their work, their craft and the literary arts. This week's show features an interview...

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  • Added: May 30, 2015
  • Length: 28:59
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Caption: Molly Antopol, Credit: Debbi Cooper
First Draft highlights the voices of writers as they discuss their work, their craft and the literary arts. This week's show features an interview...

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  • Added: Apr 18, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Matthew Thomas
First Draft highlights the voices of writers as they discuss their work, their craft and the literary arts. This week's show features an interview...

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  • Added: Mar 15, 2015
  • Length: 28:56
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: CJ Hauser, Credit: Shannon Taggart
First Draft highlights the voices of writers as they discuss their work, their craft and the literary arts. This week's show features an interview...

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  • Added: Mar 15, 2015
  • Length: 28:57
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Antonya Nelson
First Draft highlights the voices of writers as they discuss their work, their craft and the literary arts. This week's show features an interview...

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  • Added: Mar 15, 2015
  • Length: 28:54
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Merritt Tierce
First Draft highlights the voices of writers as they discuss their work, their craft and the literary arts. This week's show features an interview...

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  • Added: Mar 15, 2015
  • Length: 28:57
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Stephan Eirik Clark
First Draft highlights the voices of writers as they discuss their work, their craft and the literary arts. This week's show features an interview...

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  • Added: Mar 15, 2015
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Robert Stone
First Draft highlights the voices of writers as they discuss their work, their craft and the literary arts. This week's show features an interview...

  • Added: Jan 14, 2015
  • Length: 28:59