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Caption: Quiddity International Literary Journal and Public-Radio Program
An interview with MMA fighter and poet Carlo Matos, plus work from issue 7.1

  • Added: May 08, 2014
  • Length: 17:17
Caption: Jeopardy! champion Ken Jennings, Credit: Jennie Baker for Live Wire Radio
Actress Wendi McLendon-Covey, Jeopardy! champion Ken Jennings, and music from Ages and Ages.

Bought by WCPN, WRIR, KUT, KCPW, KUOW and more


  • Added: May 08, 2014
  • Length: 53:57
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: David Mura, Credit: Courtesy of American Program Bureau, Inc.
Poet, Writer and Spoken-Word Performer David Mura uses his considerable talents as a poet, novelist, memoirist and performer to explore what it me...

Bought by KPIP-LP


  • Added: Apr 16, 2014
  • Length: 27:29
  • Purchases: 1
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Inspired by Frost’s focus on the choices we make throughout our lives, Sarah Milad has recorded voices from progressive ages to read his poem. The ...

  • Added: Apr 14, 2014
  • Length: 01:17
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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
Caption: Actress/author Annabelle Gurwitch, Credit: Jennie Baker for Live Wire Radio
Actress author ANNABELLE GURWITCH, shoe designer D'WAYNE EDWARDS, and music by LOVE GIGANTIC.

Bought by KSRQ, Rhythm & News Service, KUNV, 90.5 WESA, and 90.1 WFYI Public Radio


  • Added: Apr 03, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Actress/author Annabelle Gurwitch, Credit: Jennie Baker for Live Wire Radio
Actress author ANNABELLE GURWITCH, shoe designer D'WAYNE EDWARDS, and music by LOVE GIGANTIC.

Bought by WCPN, KUT, KUOW, Northwest Public Broadcasting, and KCPW


  • Added: Apr 03, 2014
  • Length: 54:02
  • Purchases: 5
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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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Oyeyemi has a way of seeing modern life as a series of fairy tales, and she likes to scatter them throughout the forest, upending monsters and unde...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Mar 27, 2014
  • Length: 21:58
  • Purchases: 1
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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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The story this time is called “Dreams.” It’s a dense 7-page fantasy of the good life in the far wilds of Eastern Siberia. It’s a dream of freedom t...

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Mar 27, 2014
  • Length: 41:36
  • Purchases: 1
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Vanka is a tiny tale that has the feel of Dickens, about a 9-year-old orphan in Moscow, pining for his grandpa in the village, his only vestige of ...

  • Added: Mar 27, 2014
  • Length: 26:29
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Here’s how to read David Foster Wallace’s thousand-page door stop and masterpiece Infinite Jest: it’s a Boston novel the way Ulysses is a Dublin n...

Bought by KFOK-LPFM


  • Added: Mar 25, 2014
  • Length: 58:34
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Tope Folarin, Credit: David Fleming
Tope Folarin becomes the first writer born outside of Africa to win the Caine Prize with his short story set in Texas in an evangelical Nigerian ch...

Bought by KPIP-LP


  • Added: Mar 20, 2014
  • Length: 28:24
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Filmmaker Beth Harrington, Credit: Jennie Baker for Live Wire
Musician and author WESLEY STACE, filmmaker BETH HARRINGTON, and music from ALBATROSS.

Bought by WCPN, WRIR, KUT, KUOW, KCPW and more


  • Added: Mar 13, 2014
  • Length: 54:01
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Filmmaker Beth Harrington, Credit: Jennie Baker for Live Wire
Musician and author WESLEY STACE, filmmaker BETH HARRINGTON, and music from ALBATROSS.

Bought by 90.1 WFYI Public Radio, Rhythm & News Service, KUNV, and 90.5 WESA


  • Added: Mar 13, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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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: Comedian April Richardson , Credit: Jennie Baker for Live Wire
NPR Correspondent DAVID FOLKENFLIK, Comedian APRIL RICHARDSON, and music by SHELBY EARL.

Bought by WCPN, KUT, Northwest Public Broadcasting, and KCPW


  • Added: Feb 13, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Comedian April Richardson , Credit: Jennie Baker for Live Wire
NPR Correspondent DAVID FOLKENFLIK, Comedian APRIL RICHARDSON, and music by SHELBY EARL.

Bought by KUNV, 90.1 WFYI Public Radio, Rhythm & News Service, and KSRQ


  • Added: Feb 13, 2014
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Prison Poetry Workshop
We sat with Reginald Dwayne Betts and listened as he shared his own story of incarceration and his ongoing process of becoming a writer and poet.

Bought by KFOK-LPFM


  • Added: Feb 11, 2014
  • Length: 12:41
  • Purchases: 1
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Poet Cara Benson leads a powerful writing workshop at the Mt. McGregor Correctional Facility in Saratoga County, New York. We listen in as a group ...

Bought by KFOK-LPFM


  • Added: Feb 11, 2014
  • Length: 21:03
  • Purchases: 1
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Judith has taught poetry in prisons across the United States and intensively at San Quentin and other California prisons through Arts-in-Correction...

  • Added: Feb 11, 2014
  • Length: 07:27