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Join the Prison Poetry Workshop as we travel to New Orleans and join a group of prison poets who are taking on Walt Whitman.

Bought by KFOK-LPFM


  • Added: Feb 10, 2014
  • Length: 07:31
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Randall Horton
We interviewed Randall Horton about his experience with incarceration and the process he underwent in becoming a poet. Randall Horton is the autho...

Bought by KFOK-LPFM


  • Added: Feb 10, 2014
  • Length: 10:27
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: San Quentin
We traveled to San Quentin State Prison, California’s oldest prison, to learn about the lasting tradition of arts and spoken word in this well know...

Bought by KFOK-LPFM


  • Added: Feb 10, 2014
  • Length: 10:26
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Kyes Stevens
We asked poet Kyes Steven of Auburn University's Alabama Prison Arts + Education Project to record a workshop for us. Take a listen. Prison Poetr...

Bought by Troy Public Radio and KFOK-LPFM


  • Added: Feb 10, 2014
  • Length: 05:30
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Author Kevin Barry, Credit: Jennie Baker for Live Wire
Author KEVIN BARRY, author A.M. Homes, and music from Michael Hearst.

Bought by KUT, KCPW, and Northwest Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Jan 30, 2014
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Author Kevin Barry, Credit: Jennie Baker for Live Wire
Author KEVIN BARRY, author A.M. Homes, and music from Michael Hearst.

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


  • Added: Jan 30, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Voices UnBroken, Credit: Voices UnBroken
A poet famous for writing about the civil rights movement and for epitomizing black arts movement feminism, Sonia Sanchez passed through Attica’s g...

Bought by KFOK-LPFM


  • Added: Jan 27, 2014
  • Length: 54:52
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Etheridge Knight
We travel to Indianapolis, IN to explore the story of literary great Etheridge Knight, who published his first book, the soulful 1968 masterpiece ...

Bought by WWNO, WLPR, and KFOK-LPFM


  • Added: Jan 27, 2014
  • Length: 54:09
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Author T.C. Boyle , Credit: Jennie Baker for Live Wire
Authors T.C. BOYLE, M.K. ASANTE, IAN DOESCHER, and music by TANYA DONELLY.

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


  • Added: Jan 22, 2014
  • Length: 53:56
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Prison Poetry Workshop
Sit in any prison classroom or recreation room and ask: How many writers are in the room? How many people are writing rhymes or poems? Carefully-fo...

Bought by KRZA, KSFR, KFOK-LPFM, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 18, 2014
  • Length: 13:53
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Eudora Welty, New Haven, CT, 1974, Credit: William Ferris
Eudora Welty was one of the South’s most beloved writers, and her fiction is still a study in detail and dialogue and wit. Her settings were often ...

Bought by Troy Public Radio and Georgia Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Jan 17, 2014
  • Length: 13:47
  • Purchases: 2
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Today on Art Beat we visit with a Minnesota Children’s literature writer who is also considered a reader, teacher, thinker, and advocate. This indi...

Bought by KPIP-LP and KSRQ


  • Added: Aug 16, 2013
  • Length: 20:40
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Alison Hawthorne Deming
Poet, essayist, and teacher, Alison Hawthorne Deming compares the northeast and southwest landscapes and their different impacts on her writing pro...

  • Added: Feb 27, 2013
  • Length: 29:02
Caption: Luis Alberto Urrea
Luis Alberto Urrea discusses his latest book "Queen of America," and his alternating relationship to prose and poetry. He also talks about his expe...

  • Added: Feb 27, 2013
  • Length: 14:31
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Emily St. John Mandel, author of The Lola Quartet, talks about her unique upbringing, moving to New York with no money, and whether social media he...

  • Added: Feb 17, 2013
  • Length: 47:08
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On this episode of Art Beat, we visit with Minnesota author and Winona native, Kevin Fenton. Kevin penned the book "Merit Badges" which he describe...

Bought by KPIP-LP, KVSC, and KSRQ


  • Added: Dec 07, 2012
  • Length: 32:55
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: B.A. Shapiro
The New York Times estimates that nearly forty percent of museum and gallery art is forged. Keep that in mind as you read the new book by B.A. Sha...

  • Added: Nov 08, 2012
  • Length: 20:24
Caption: Ashley Bryan, Credit: Rama Hughes
Perhaps Rick Benjamin was nominated to host the show because he has just has this unmistakable GLOW...perhaps it's because of the way this energy i...

  • Added: Aug 21, 2012
  • Length: 44:14
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Conversations and live musical performance based on international themes.

  • Added: Jun 05, 2012
  • Length: 01:48:40
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Conversations and live musical performance based on international themes.

  • Added: Jun 04, 2012
  • Length: 01:54:56
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Conversations and live musical performance based on international themes.

  • Added: May 25, 2012
  • Length: 01:52:21
Caption: Sherwin Bitsui
Sherwin Bitsui reads from FLOOD SONG, his poetry collection that won the 2010 American Book Award and the PEN Open Book Award. Raised in a border t...

Bought by WJCU


  • Added: May 24, 2012
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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The Kentucky poet who coined the term “Affrilachian” has a new collection of poetry. Allison Quantz reports he takes on historical and current racism.

Bought by KENW and West Virginia Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Apr 09, 2012
  • Length: 02:27
  • Purchases: 2
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A new chapter in the Godfather will be published later this year. The author speaks with us about the experience, what's in store for the Corleone...

Bought by WABE


  • Added: Mar 19, 2012
  • Length: 29:01
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Jeanne Marie Beaumont
Poet Jeanne Marie Beaumont's books include CURIOUS CONDUCT and PLACEBO EFFECTS, and her collection, BURNING OF THE THREE FIRES. She assembles ever...

Bought by WJCU


  • Added: Mar 09, 2012
  • Length: 29:01
  • Purchases: 1