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Award-winning poet Elizabeth Alexander talks movingly about her memoir "The Light of the World" about her husband's sudden death at age 50.

  • Added: Sep 14, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
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Pax Bill tells the driver his story

  • Added: Jun 22, 2017
  • Length: 04:53
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Poetry about the prison experience, including poets by inmates.

  • Added: Feb 25, 2017
  • Length: 55:35
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Award-winning author Jacqueline Woodson talks about her novel Another Brooklyn (longlisted for National Book Award.) It’s in the form of a coming-o...

  • Added: Sep 28, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
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A 2015 MacArthur "Genius" Fellow Ellen Bryant Voigt talks with fellow poet and professor, Michelle Boisseau, about her collection HEADWATERS. Voigt...

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: Jan 21, 2016
  • Length: 30:30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Cover Designed by Riverplace
A shelterbelt is a line of trees, meant to protect from the wind and snow. Farmers plant them to keep fields from eroding or topsoil from blowing a...

  • Added: Nov 23, 2015
  • Length: 15:07
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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Sergio Troncoso discusses his journey from a small Texas border town to his education at Harvard and eventually Yale, where he now teaches. His col...

Bought by XRAY.fm


  • Added: May 08, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The Nonviolent Life by John Dear
Three authors talk about how their books relate to peacemaking. The Nonviolent Life by John Dear, Before Happiness by Shawn Achor and Princess Mari...

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI, Radio Baha'i, WLGI, Aspen Public Radio, and KUOW


  • Added: Nov 29, 2013
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 4
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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Lisa Brandom, Rich Adams, and Lynn Ramage Shafer share about the transition to new perceptions: of God, of familiar places, and of humiliation. Sou...

  • Added: Apr 27, 2011
  • Length: 29:00
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Now that Adam's "school" is closing, Hattie's family must deal with a childlike man whose existence they've denied for years.

Bought by KTNA


  • Added: May 04, 2005
  • Length: 29:14
  • Purchases: 1