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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
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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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On Friday, June 9, the Great River Shakespeare Festival and the Winona Public Library held a Storytelling Showcase. To prep for the showcase, Great...

  • Added: Jul 25, 2017
  • Length: 38:53
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“Death, taxes and childbirth! There's never any convenient time for any of them,”?Margaret Mitchell wrote in Gone With the Wind. That may be true, ...

  • Added: Aug 27, 2016
  • Length: 01:00:00
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In a 1962 interview, Sylvia Plath said, “Poetry, I feel, is a tyrannical discipline. You've got to go so far so fast in such a small space; you've ...

  • Added: Mar 11, 2016
  • Length: 01:00:00
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Most poems today are written in free verse, which means there is no set pattern of rhyme or meter to govern the poem: the poet is free to arrange a...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio


  • Added: Apr 23, 2015
  • Length: 01:00:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Sit in any prison classroom or recreation room in any prison in the country and ask yourself: How many writers are in the room. How many people ar...

Bought by KUNM and KFOK-LPFM


  • Added: Apr 10, 2014
  • Length: 54:35
  • Purchases: 2
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We're revisiting the birthplace of the American mind. Five houses on three streets within a period of five years in Concord, Massachusetts launche...

Bought by KPIP-LP, WRPI, and KFOK-LPFM


  • Added: Mar 28, 2014
  • Length: 58:34
  • Purchases: 3
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We’re reading a famous story called “The Student.” It’s a late winter, early spring night in the 1890s, Easter weekend. A student is coming home f...

Bought by KWMR


  • Added: Mar 27, 2014
  • Length: 20:08
  • Purchases: 1
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Chekhov wrote “Gusev” on shipboard, returning from his stark study mission to the prison island of Sakhalin in 1890. He was 30 years old, ten years...

  • Added: Mar 27, 2014
  • Length: 52:19
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A woman at the crossroads of Oklahoma highways imagines a new state song. Fiction by Aimee Bender, read by Denali Gillaspie.

  • Added: Mar 12, 2014
  • Length: 02:42
Caption: Quiddity International Literary Journal and Public-Radio Program
Missouri’s first Poet Laureate, Walter Bargen, sits down with Quiddity‘s Assistant Editor, John McCarthy, to discuss the importance of silence in p...

Bought by KPIP-LP


  • Added: Mar 04, 2014
  • Length: 15:32
  • Purchases: 1

  • Added: Feb 21, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
Caption: Kyes Stevens
We asked poet Kyes Steven of Auburn University's Alabama Prison Arts + Education Project to record a workshop for us. Take a listen. Prison Poetr...

Bought by Troy Public Radio and KFOK-LPFM


  • Added: Feb 10, 2014
  • Length: 05:30
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Sherwin Bitsui
Sherwin Bitsui reads from FLOOD SONG, his poetry collection that won the 2010 American Book Award and the PEN Open Book Award. Raised in a border t...

Bought by WJCU


  • Added: May 24, 2012
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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“On Friday noon, July the twentieth, 1714, the finest bridge in all Peru broke and precipitated five travelers into the gulf below.” This half-hou...

Bought by KMUN, KPIP-LP, KQED, and KRZA


  • Added: Aug 16, 2011
  • Length: 28:58
  • Purchases: 4
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Pulitzer Prize winning author Michael Cunningham invokes the spirit of Walt Whitman in his latest book ?Specimen Days? ? part of a wave of post 9/1...

Bought by KICI


  • Added: Jul 06, 2006
  • Length: 29:30
  • Purchases: 1