PRX - Pieces for Tone: Engaging

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Patricia Smith, a 2017 National Endowment for the Arts fellow and the 2018 winner of the coveted Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award, reads this time from ...

  • Added: Feb 05, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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Stewart O'Nan has written over 20 books as varied as the best-selling novel, SNOW ANGELS (now a film) to the non-fiction book co-written with Steph...

  • Added: Oct 31, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
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We travel to the Virginia tidewater region with poet Dave Smith, who grew up along that coast. Though he has lived and taught elsewhere, his many b...

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: Aug 08, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Three powerful interviews about the ongoing catastrophe in Palestine and Gaza on the eve of the Nakba.

  • Added: May 12, 2018
  • Length: 56:01
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For Black History Month, we present THE 19th U.S. Poet Laureate (2012-14) and former Mississippi Poet Laureate (2012-16), Natasha Trethewey, who wo...

Bought by WNJR and WNJR


  • Added: Feb 08, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Some of the prominent popular musicians who passed away in 2017 are celebrated in a one-hour special hosted by public radio music historian Paul In...

Bought by WAER, 90.1 WFYI Public Radio, WVAS, KUFM - Montana Public Radio, KDUR and more


  • Added: Dec 14, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 18
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A one-hour program focusing on the work of female jazz guitarist Emily Remler. Great for Women's History Month!

Bought by KMUW, WCPN, WNMU-FM, WFAE, WNCU and more


  • Added: Jun 29, 2017
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 13
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Mwende Katwiwa performs a poem about a police killing in New Orleans that occurred on Lundi Gras.

  • Added: Oct 04, 2016
  • Length: 02:24
Caption: Debra Ramirez, a Mossville native. , Credit: Photo by Tina Antolini.
The residents of Mossville, Louisiana have long prized self-sufficiency. Founded by freed slaves in the 1700s, Mossville was a place where everyone...

Bought by KVLU


  • Added: May 19, 2016
  • Length: 31:37
  • Purchases: 1
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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
Caption: Frances Hilary McGuigan
As a boy I always thought it would be terrifying to be a tree rooted in the ground when developers arrived with backhoes and chainsaws. How you cou...

  • Added: Apr 08, 2016
  • Length: 27:22
Caption: Sword and Scale Episode 16
Just weeks after graduating law school, a young lady disappears from her apartment in Macon, Georgia. A dismembered torso is found in a nearby tra...

  • Added: Jan 19, 2016
  • Length: 01:01:37
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Seeing the city while on public transportation.

  • Added: Dec 29, 2015
  • Length: 08:28
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Seventeen year-old Shamarra Rombawa lives in Wilmington, Delaware. Her city was dubbed "Murder Town" by a 2014 article in Newsweek because of its h...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Dec 16, 2015
  • Length: 03:08
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Steve Moore
Charmed lives lack for something. If you’re born in a state of nirvana or somehow privileged as a member of the elect, what’s the point? It’s only ...

  • Added: Nov 27, 2015
  • Length: 26:34
Caption: Steve Moore
Charmed lives lack for something. If you’re born in a state of nirvana or somehow privileged as a member of the elect, what’s the point? It’s only ...

  • Added: Nov 27, 2015
  • Length: 26:07
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Jeanne Lutz grew up on a dairy farm in southern Minnesota and lives in St Paul now. She loves to write poetry because its something she can do anyw...

  • Added: Jul 30, 2015
  • Length: 01:12
Caption: Lady E, Credit: John MacLellan
Lady E lost just about everything that gave her life meaning and then she found something else inside her. Her voice.And now Lady E sings the blues...

  • Added: Apr 02, 2015
  • Length: 27:23
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As I considered making a show to serve as a kind of year in review, I first thought to choose my favorite program from each month of the year, 12 s...

  • Added: Dec 30, 2014
  • Length: 57:06
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In February 1996, David Foster Wallace came to Boston. He was the not-quite recognized writer of the massive book, Infinite Jest, which was just be...

Bought by XRAY.fm, KFOK-LPFM, and WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Jun 25, 2014
  • Length: 36:36
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: AIDS Skeletons, Credit: Bob Smith
Youth Media Project intern Tara Trudell, a student at New Mexico Highlands University, interviews South African folk artists Lulama Sihlabeni, in a...

  • Added: Apr 09, 2014
  • Length: 08:22
Caption: Diana Moya Lujan's piece at the Museum of International Folk Art
An N’MPower participant, who wishes to remain anonymous, interviews Spanish Colonial artist Diana Moya Lujan, in a community engagement project bet...

  • Added: Apr 09, 2014
  • Length: 05:57
Caption: Sharon Wirtz, left, talks to Marquell Hicks, right, in front of a panel from the NM AIDS Memorial Quilt, Credit: Katy Gross
N’MPower participant, Marquell Hicks, interviews quilt artists Sharon Wirtz and Jane Gabaldon, in a community engagement project between the Museum...

  • Added: Apr 09, 2014
  • Length: 10:00
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Daniel, a student at Harrison High School in Minneapolis writes about his regret when a gift to him broke.

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Jan 13, 2014
  • Length: 01:50
  • Purchases: 1
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This journey begins in the deepest recesses of the human brain--the hippocampus, and ends in the memory support unit of a retirement community. It'...

  • Added: Aug 05, 2013
  • Length: 27:22