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Jericho Brown’s irreverent, magnetic presence is beloved in the worlds of poetry and education. We were joined by Newark high school students for t...

  • Added: Jun 05, 2019
  • Length: 58:00
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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
Caption: We Are Not Done Yet, Credit: HBO
A talk with Jeffrey Wright about his documentary that looks at veterans writing and performing collective poems.

Bought by KVSC


  • Added: Dec 11, 2018
  • Length: 30:10
  • Purchases: 1
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For Labor Day weekend, listen to Robert Stewart, the St. Louis born writer and editor of NEW LETTERS magazine, as he talks about his creative proce...

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: Aug 31, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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In today’s installment of the Untold Stories of Central Minnesota, Arts & Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack visits the Great River Regional L...

  • Added: Jul 12, 2018
  • Length: 29:02
Caption: Kiran Singh Sirah
A conversation with Kiran Singh Sirah--head of the International Storytelling Center which builds community one story at a time.

Bought by KVNF


  • Added: Jun 08, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Alex Kime
In the first half of this conversation with writer Keegan Jennings Goodman reads an excerpt of his most recent book. Edited by Alex Kime.

  • Added: May 16, 2018
  • Length: 22:19
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Jennifer Haigh's novel Heat and Light takes a hard look at fracking in an Appalchian town

  • Added: May 03, 2018
  • Length: 28:18
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Emily St John Mandel's post-apocalyptic novel Station Eleven looks at what endures when civilization ends.

  • Added: Mar 23, 2018
  • Length: 29:28
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We often find ourselves talking to poets and writers about the vivid connections between art and faith. This special hour came out of a live collab...

  • Added: Dec 21, 2017
  • Length: 58:00
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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
Caption: Junot Diaz, Credit: Nina Subin
The National Book Award winner talks about author Julia Alvarez, Oscar Wao, and the wonder of reading.

  • Added: Oct 12, 2017
  • Length: 24:59
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Music fuses with literature this Thursday at the Grand Rapids Area Library when Minnesota Book Award Winners Melanie Hoffert, Margi Preus, and Matt...

  • Added: Sep 11, 2017
  • Length: 14:25
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Ian Rankin is best known for two characters: Inspector John Rebus, the protagonist of now 21 mystery novels, and the city of Edinburgh, whose dark ...

  • Added: Aug 10, 2017
  • Length: 10:30
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Author, outspoken vegetarian, social media abstainer and writing teacher Jonathan Safran Foer is author of three novels: Everything Is Illuminated,...

  • Added: Aug 10, 2017
  • Length: 08:09
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Michael Cunningham is best known as the author of The Hours, winner of the Pulitzer Prize in fiction, which imagines a fateful day in the life of V...

  • Added: Aug 10, 2017
  • Length: 11:04
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Michael McGriff talks about his artistic process and reads from two collections of poetry. He also discuses his translation of the Swedish Nobel Pr...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, Yellowstone Public Radio, KWMR, and KSJD


  • Added: Aug 07, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Kim Roberts
Kim Roberts brings a poet’s eye to The Scientific Method

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: May 04, 2017
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Thomas Dooley
Thomas Dooley's collection of poetry Trespass shines a light in dark places.

Bought by WNJR and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Apr 27, 2017
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 2
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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
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In a slim, lucid and compulsively readable book, Nathaniel Philbrick makes an enthusiastic case for taking a look at Melville’s classic Moby-Dick.

Bought by WNJR and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Nov 30, 2016
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Ashley Bryan
Author and illustrator Ashley Bryan talks about his new book, “Freedom Over Me: Eleven Slaves, Their Lives and Dreams Brought to Life,” his experie...

Bought by KPIP-LP


  • Added: Oct 05, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Yu Hua and Michael Berry Beijing August 2010  , Credit: courtesy of Michael Berry
Michael Berry reflects on the art of translating Yu Hua’s influential novel and new Big Read title To Live into English

Bought by KPIP-LP, WRIR, WNJR, and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Aug 23, 2016
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 4
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Father and daughter poets Willis and Aliki Barnstone share their work, talk about how they influence each other, and read from poems old and new.

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: Jul 22, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Audiences will be treated to King Lear the way it sounded in 1606 at its first performance at the Court of Saint James. Director and IU associate p...

  • Added: May 05, 2016
  • Length: 23:27