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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
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
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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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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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Poetry inspired by music and musicians.

  • Added: Jan 25, 2019
  • Length: 01:00:09
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What books should thoughtful people read this summer?

Bought by KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KSKQ, WLPR, KMRE-LP, GCR (Global Community Radio) and more


  • Added: Aug 20, 2018
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 7
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Black History Month concludes with the Past American Voice of essayist and fiction writer James Alan McPherson (1943-2016). In this archive recordi...

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: Feb 28, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Georgia State Poet Laureate Judson Mitcham, whose work will appear in THE BEST AMERICAN POETRTY 2017, is also a gifted fiction writer. In this sho...

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: Jul 26, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Novelist Whitney Terrell talks about his third novel, THE GOOD LIEUTENANT, now out in paperback. Terrell was embedded with the military in Iraq, wr...

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: Jun 14, 2017
  • Length: 30:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Poetry and music about paintings and painters.

  • Added: Mar 10, 2017
  • Length: 56:21
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Ranging from whimsical to introspective: poetry touched my music.

  • Added: Mar 04, 2017
  • Length: 01:01:30
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An hour-long program of jazz and American popular song invoking the image of the heart for Valentine's Day. Featuring music from Doris Day, Kurt El...

Bought by Troy Public Radio, Troy Public Radio, KUFM - Montana Public Radio, and KHNS


  • Added: Jan 30, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Charles Baxter
In this special anthology on fiction writing, we go to the writing well to fill the creative spirit as several authors share their varied technique...

Bought by WNJR and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Nov 16, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Another hour of Dylan's most literate work, hosted by Paul Ingles, to further mark his winning the 2016 Nobel Prize for Literature.

Bought by WYSO, WXAV 88.3FM, WRVO Public Media, and KGLT


  • Added: Oct 28, 2016
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 4
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We remember a Past American Voice--Arkansas native and former Rhode Island Poet Laureate, C.D. Wright who died suddenly in early 2016. She authored...

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: May 05, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Robert Wiltenbug surveys the great moments of mercy, both granted and withheld, in Shakespeare's many plays.

  • Added: Jan 04, 2016
  • Length: 15:07
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We honor Native American Heritage Month and Veteran's Day with Gerald Vizenor. Raised on the White Earth Reservation in Minnesota, Vizenor at age 1...

Bought by WNMU-FM, RadioFreePalmer, WCAI / WNAN, and WNJR


  • Added: Nov 06, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Conversations with celebrated American poets Rita Dove and Sonia Sanchez.

Bought by KQED, WVAS, WESM 91.3 FM, Red River Radio Network, WJAB and more


  • Added: Jan 07, 2015
  • Length: 52:58
  • Purchases: 8
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Why do books so often turn to music? Richard Powers, author of a new, music-filled novel Orfeo, speaks to the strength of songs and symphonies, inc...

Bought by WABE and PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 12, 2014
  • Length: 12:57
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Naomi Benaron
NAOMI BENARON is a trained scientist, marathon runner, and massage therapist. She is also the author of two award-winning fiction books, LOVE LETTE...

Bought by WJCU


  • Added: Nov 07, 2013
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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John Irving reads from and talks about his novel "In One Person," and sits down with Virginia Prescott about writing, sex, and why he'd never becom...

  • Added: Feb 22, 2013
  • Length: 51:30
Caption: Colin Fischer, Credit: Jacket cover design by Emily Osborne
This is the story of an exceptional 14-year-old boy with Asperger’s syndrome. He hates the color blue, keeps a very detailed notebook, needs flash...

  • Added: Nov 13, 2012
  • Length: 14:42
Caption: New Society Publishers jacket, Credit: cover design by Diane McIntosh
Whatever your spiritual path, chances are that the primary tenets of your faith include universal love, acceptance and compassion. Yet three thousa...

  • Added: Jun 26, 2012
  • Length: 28:55
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Former inmates and activist Mary McAnally read "Stringtown Prison Blues" and discuss their experiences with the penal system. Full transcript of po...

Bought by PRX Remix, KFAI, KOSU, and KOSU


  • Added: Dec 23, 2011
  • Length: 03:37
  • Purchases: 4