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Journalist and director of arts and culture for the city of Detroit Rochelle Riley interviews author Marie Benedict.

  • Added: Jun 15, 2019
  • Length: 54:30
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Poetry and music inspired by graduations and transitions.

  • Added: Jun 15, 2019
  • Length: 01:01:12
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National Writers Series co-founder Doug Stanton talks with authors Elizabeth Berg, Elizabeth Letts, and Lynne Olson.

Bought by WKAR


  • Added: Jun 14, 2019
  • Length: 54:31
  • Purchases: 1
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Joaquín Zihuatanejo discusses poems based on life in his hometown of East Dallas. He also talks about his early life growing up without his father ...

  • Added: Jun 12, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Dan Savage on Live Wire, Credit: Jennie Baker
This episode talks "the morning after" with sex and relationship columnist Dan Savage, author and journalist Shaughnessy Bishop-Stall, and comedy d...

  • Added: Jun 11, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
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Poet Mike Finley shares his poem "Fatherhood" on this segment of Wordish.

  • Added: Jun 10, 2019
  • Length: 06:04
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Interviews: Freedom's Detective, by Charles Lane; The Mars Room, by Rachel Kushner, Words No Bars Can Hold, by Deborah Appleman; Reviews: Robert Ca...

  • Added: Jun 10, 2019
  • Length: 59:51
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Poet Julie Gard shares her poem "Meeting Place" with us on this segment of Wordish.

  • Added: Jun 07, 2019
  • Length: 02:40
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Jericho Brown’s irreverent, magnetic presence is beloved in the worlds of poetry and education. We were joined by Newark high school students for t...

  • Added: Jun 05, 2019
  • Length: 58:00
Caption: Michael Ian Black on Live Wire, Credit: Jennie Baker
This episode discusses "getting to the point" with actor and comedian Michael Ian Black, writer Melissa Febos, Olympic fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad, and...

  • Added: Jun 05, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
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On this week’s Shelf Discovery, Kristin searches for answers to a decades-old mystery in Catherine McKenzie’s I’ll Never Tell.

  • Added: Jun 03, 2019
  • Length: 03:00
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With Walt Whitman's 200th birthday on May 31st, we're revisiting the time just before the Civil War with Justin Martin's book, REBEL SOULS: WALT WH...

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: May 31, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: John Hodgman on Live Wire, Credit: Jennie Baker
This episode considers the "hand-me-down" with author and humorist John Hodgman, writer RJ Young, and founder of She Shreds magazine Fabi Reyna, wi...

  • Added: May 28, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
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Poet Rob Carney discusses his collection, The Book of Sharks. He also recites several poems from memory.

Bought by Spokane Public Radio and Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: May 28, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin takes a new look at an old tale in Jennifer Donnelly's Stepsister.

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio) and Harford Community Radio


  • Added: May 27, 2019
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Poetry and music about working.

  • Added: May 24, 2019
  • Length: 01:00:00
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A lawyer-turned-poet and twice a finalist for the National Book Award, Monica Youn reveals why she felt the need to leave the legal field for creat...

  • Added: May 23, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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A novel about the Dakota Sioux people and their lifestyle prior to the arrival of the settlers.

  • Added: May 22, 2019
  • Length: 12:06:02
Caption: Ryan O'Connell on Live Wire, Credit: Jennie Baker
This episode examines the "figure of speech" with grammar expert Mary Norris of The New Yorker, actor and television writer Ryan O'Connell, and com...

  • Added: May 21, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
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On this week’s Shelf Discovery, Kristin lives through a summer of anticipation and loss with a struggling teen writer in Brief Chronicle of Another...

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio) and WLPR


  • Added: May 20, 2019
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Lauren Groff on Live Wire, Credit: Jennie Baker
This episode unpacks "character building" with celebrated author Lauren Groff, writer Tommy Orange, comedian Caitlin Weierhauser, and singer-songwr...

  • Added: May 14, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
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Poet Robert Jevne shares his poem "Eliza - Not Eliza" on this segment of Wordish.

  • Added: May 14, 2019
  • Length: 02:37
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We'll hear from Bev Thomas, her new book is a thriller, "A Good Enough Mother".. Pauli Meinecke from Harmony Natural Foods Coop in Bemidji will giv...

  • Added: May 13, 2019
  • Length: 01:00:04
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On this week’s Shelf Discovery, Kristin goes on a dream honeymoon with two warring in-laws in Christina Lauren’s The Unhoneymooners.

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio) and Harford Community Radio


  • Added: May 13, 2019
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: US Senator Jeff Merkley on Live Wire, Credit: Jennie Baker
This episode ponders the "not too distant future" with U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley of Oregon, poet Anis Mojgani, comedian Joe Zimmerman, and Afroviva...

  • Added: May 08, 2019
  • Length: 58:59