PRX - Pieces for Tone: Engaging

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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...

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


  • Added: Dec 30, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Lester Blackiston
Pirates and their deeds become legend. Blackbeard, Lester’s personal favorite, did this thing with canon fuses, or so the legend goes. Just as h...

  • Added: Aug 11, 2016
  • Length: 26:15
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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: Robert Bly
Esteemed poet and translator, Robert Bly, is joined by sitarist David Whetstone in this public reading for the Midwest Poets Series. Bly reads a ...

  • Added: Dec 28, 2011
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Edna O'Brien
We're succumbing to the enchantments of prose this hour, first with Edna O'Brien, that "scandalous woman" in the James Joyce and Samuel Beckett fam...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Jun 10, 2011
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: There's too many books!, Credit: Flickr Creative Commons, chrisrobinsonphotography
How does a lifelong passion for books transform itself into an acute fear?

  • Added: Jan 18, 2010
  • Length: 06:30