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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
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
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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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Melissa Range's poetry collection Scriptorium illuminates her Appalachian Roots

Bought by WNJR and WUTC


  • Added: Apr 13, 2018
  • Length: 29:29
  • Purchases: 2
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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
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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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 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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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: 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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Writer Dean Klinkenberg talks about his journeys along the Mississippi River

  • Added: Aug 19, 2016
  • Length: 08:56
Caption: MIchael Witmore, Credit: Folger Shakespeare Library
Michael Witmore, Director of the Folger Shakespeare Library, talks about the reasons Shakespeare still resonates with us.

Bought by WNJR and WMUU-LP


  • Added: May 04, 2016
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Jan Beatty
Jan Beatty's poetry is unsentimental and clear-eyed about blue-collar work and the people who do it.

Bought by WNJR and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Apr 15, 2016
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Belinda McKeon  , Credit:  Will Chancellor
Novelist Belinda McKeon: Writing 21st century Ireland

Bought by KBRP Community Radio, WNJR, and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Mar 17, 2016
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 3
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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
Caption: Nnamdi Chukwuocha and Albert Mills
Poets and social workers, Nnamdi Chukwuocha and Albert Mills' primary audience have been Wilmington’s under served children.

Bought by WMUU-LP, KMRE-LP, and WNJR


  • Added: Feb 19, 2016
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 3
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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
Caption: Claudia Rankine
Claudia Rankine discusses her play The Provenance of Beauty: A South Bronx Travelogue

Bought by KMRE-LP, KPVL, WNJR, and KPIP-LP


  • Added: Aug 14, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Author Rebecca Makkai, Credit: Philippe Matsas
From beautifully-crafted short fiction to page-turning gothic novels, Rebecca Makkai puts art at the heart of her work.

Bought by KMRE-LP, WNJR, WABE, KPIP-LP, and KPVL


  • Added: Jul 21, 2015
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 5
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In his recent book, Speaking Wiri Wiri, poet Dan Vera brings light and often laughter to the immigrant experience.

Bought by KPIP-LP, WABE, and WNJR


  • Added: May 05, 2015
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 3
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We're revisiting our 2012 interview with cartoonist, filmmaker, and copyright activist Nina Paley, creator of the feature-length animated film, Sit...

  • Added: Apr 22, 2015
  • Length: 59:00