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Arab-American writer Naomi Shihab Nye was born in St. Louis and is now a long-time resident of San Antonio and the 2018 winner of the Texas Institu...

  • Added: Jun 19, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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We kick off National Preservation Week and continue our celebration of National Poetry Month by pulling from our audio archives to look back on the...

  • Added: Apr 24, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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NEW LETTERS ON THE AIR begins National Poetry Month with Edward Hirsch, a poet and "MacArthur genius" who was the editor of THE BEST AMERICAN POETR...

Bought by WNJR and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Apr 10, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Bonnie Bolling, the mother of four grown sons, has been the editor-in-chief of VERDAD magazine since 2006, and now, she and her husband divide the...

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  • Added: May 16, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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For Black History Month, we present THE 19th U.S. Poet Laureate (2012-14) and former Mississippi Poet Laureate (2012-16), Natasha Trethewey, who wo...

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  • Added: Feb 08, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Amy King, poet
Amy King considers how the media represent race and police violence.

Bought by KVNO, KALW, KHSU, KENW, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Nov 29, 2017
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Poet Michelle Boisseau died November 15, 2017 from cancer at age 62. In this interview conducted earlier this year at the Kansas City Public Libra...

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  • Added: Nov 28, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Pax Bill tells the driver his story

  • Added: Jun 22, 2017
  • Length: 04:53
Caption: Alli Warren, poet, Credit: Andrew Kenower
Alli Warren mingles tropes of baseball, horticulture, and birdwatching as she celebrates her life.

Bought by KSKA, KALW, KENW, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Oct 18, 2016
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Heidi Holtan speaks with novelist and poet Rachel L. Coyne about her new book "The Patron Saint of Lost Comfort Lake." Rachel's book has recently ...

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  • Added: Mar 28, 2016
  • Length: 12:55
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Dr Kate Macdonald, Assistant Professor of English Literature at the University of Gent, Belgium
As part of a series marking Armistice Day, the anniversary of the end of the First World War, reporter, Alison Turner, talked to Dr Kate Macdonald ...

  • Added: Nov 01, 2012
  • Length: 54:00
Caption: Tai Shan, Credit: Mark Blasco
Songwriter Tai Shan talks about her approach to writing songs inspired by Frank Miller's The Dark Knight Returns. Written and performed for the mo...

  • Added: Apr 19, 2012
  • Length: 05:00
Caption: Edna O'Brien
Julia Child introduces the Irish writer, Edna O'Brien, who gives a magnificent performance of VIOLETS, a story about fixing lunch for an important ...

  • Added: Sep 21, 2010
  • Length: 26:52
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Duluth journalist Wendy K. Webb her debut creepy novel "The Tale of Halcyon Crane," ("creepy" in a good way)

  • Added: Apr 05, 2010
  • Length: 18:15