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Guggenheim Fellow Charles Harper Webb reads from his collection of essays, A MILLION MFAS ARE NOT ENOUGH and shares poetry from his earlier books, ...

  • Added: Jan 02, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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Droll offerings of poetic verse; dedicated to the memory of a good friend of the program.

  • Added: Sep 15, 2018
  • Length: 01:00:01
Caption: Uyayoan Noel
Urayoán Noel considers the pleasures of coffee and how those pleasures may differ between the English and Spanish languages.

Bought by KALW, KVNO, KTNA, KENW, PRX Remix and more


  • Added: Nov 29, 2017
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 7
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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...

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  • Added: Jul 26, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Antonya Nelson is the author of eleven books of fiction. She talks about her most recent books: the novel BOUND which covers growing up in Wichita,...

Bought by WMUU-LP and WNJR


  • Added: Jul 19, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin takes a look back at the troubled, tragic, and wildly entertaining life of Carrie Fisher with the audio edi...

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  • Added: Apr 18, 2017
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 3
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April is National Poetry Month, and this year, it's also the 40th anniversary of NEW LETTERS ON THE AIR We'll celebrate what T.S. Eliot called THE...

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  • Added: Apr 05, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 8
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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...

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  • Added: Dec 30, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 4
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin looks for laughs in Jennifer Worick's blog-turned-audiobook, Things I Want to Punch in the Face.

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  • Added: Nov 15, 2016
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Arthur Phillips
Four hundred years after the death of William Shakespeare and during the Folger Library's year long nationwide tour of The Bard's first folio in 20...

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  • Added: Jun 06, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Tony Kushner
Pulitzer Prize winners Tony Kushner, Jane Smiley, Richard Russo, as well as Sherman Alexie, Naomi Shihab Nye, and the late August Wilson share some...

  • Added: Jan 07, 2016
  • Length: 30:00
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Tim Dorsey was a reporter and editor for the Tampa Tribune from 1987 to 1999, and is the author of seventeen other novels: Tiger Shrimp Tango, The ...

  • Added: Jan 23, 2015
  • Length: 11:04
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Fiction writer Charles Baxter reveals some of his motivations for writing short stories and novels. In this interview in front of an audience at th...

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: Nov 20, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Author Daniel Handler and artist Lisa Brown, Credit: Jennie Baker for Live Wire Radio
Author DANIEL HANDLER and artist LISA BROWN, comedian JAY FLEWELLING, music from THE DOUBLECLICKS.

Bought by Rhythm & News Service and KSRQ


  • Added: Jun 19, 2014
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Author Daniel Handler and artist Lisa Brown, Credit: Jennie Baker for Live Wire Radio
Author DANIEL HANDLER and artist LISA BROWN, comedian JAY FLEWELLING, music from THE DOUBLECLICKS.

Bought by WRIR, WCPN, KUT, 90.1 WFYI Public Radio, Northwest Public Broadcasting and more


  • Added: Jun 19, 2014
  • Length: 54:03
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Comedian Todd Glass, Credit: Jennie Baker for Live Wire Radio
Comedian TODD GLASS, author DANIEL H. WILSON, and music by EDJ.

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  • Added: Jun 12, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Comedian Todd Glass, Credit: Jennie Baker for Live Wire Radio
Comedian TODD GLASS, author DANIEL H. WILSON, and music by EDJ.

Bought by KUNV, WRIR, Rhythm & News Service, and KSRQ


  • Added: Jun 12, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Comedian Cameron Esposito, Credit: Jennie Baker for Live Wire Radio
Author DAVID KINNEY, comedian CAMERON ESPOSITO, actor JOHN KIM, and music from LEMOLO.

Bought by Rhythm & News Service, KUNV, and KSRQ


  • Added: Jun 05, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Comedian Cameron Esposito, Credit: Jennie Baker for Live Wire Radio
Author DAVID KINNEY, comedian CAMERON ESPOSITO, actor JOHN KIM, and music from LEMOLO.

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  • Added: Jun 05, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Actor David Giuntoli, Credit: Jennie Baker for Live Wire Radio
Actor DAVID GIUNTOLI, writer VENDELA VIDA and music by CUMULUS.

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  • Added: May 22, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Actor David Giuntoli, Credit: Jennie Baker for Live Wire Radio
Actor DAVID GIUNTOLI, writer VENDELA VIDA and music by CUMULUS.

Bought by KSRQ, Rhythm & News Service, and 90.1 WFYI Public Radio


  • Added: May 22, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Comedian Nathan Fielder, Credit: Jennie Baker for Live Wire Radio
Comedians NATHAN FIELDER and ANDY HAYNES, authors JOEL WARNER & PETER MCGRAW, and music from HOLIDAY FRIENDS.

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  • Added: May 15, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Comedian Nathan Fielder, Credit: Jennie Baker for Live Wire Radio
Comedians NATHAN FIELDER and ANDY HAYNES, authors JOEL WARNER & PETER MCGRAW, and music from HOLIDAY FRIENDS.

Bought by KMUN, KUOW, KSRQ, 90.1 WFYI Public Radio, KUNV and more


  • Added: May 15, 2014
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Jeopardy! champion Ken Jennings, Credit: Jennie Baker for Live Wire Radio
Actress Wendi McLendon-Covey, Jeopardy! champion Ken Jennings, and music from Ages and Ages.

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  • Added: May 08, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Scott McCaughey of The Minus 5, Credit: Jennie Baker for Live Wire Radio
Author BARBARA EHRENREICH, author JASON PORTER, and music from THE MINUS 5.

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  • Added: May 01, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6