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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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Women's History Month concludes with poet and essayist Kathryn Nuernberger. She discusses how she once shied away from being a "woman writer" and w...

  • Added: Apr 03, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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Author Kiersten White's retelling of the Mary Shelley's classic novel from the point of view of Mrs. Frankenstein.

  • Added: Oct 30, 2018
  • Length: 29:36
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Author and journalist Gwen Florio discusses her literary novel, Silent Hearts. She also reads a short passage.

Bought by Spokane Public Radio and Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Aug 14, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Krista Tippett is probably best known as the host & creator of the public radio program On Being. But she's also the author of three books that pul...

  • Added: Aug 10, 2017
  • Length: 07:36
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Novelist Whitney Terrell talks about his third novel, THE GOOD LIEUTENANT, now out in paperback. Terrell was embedded with the military in Iraq, wr...

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: Jun 14, 2017
  • Length: 30:30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Jacqueline Woodson, Credit: Juna F. Nagle
With Another Brooklyn, acclaimed children’s author Jacqueline Woodson creates an adult novel that reads like poetry

Bought by WMUU-LP


  • Added: Mar 08, 2017
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: GetPublished! Radio Host Gerald Everett Jones, Credit: La Puerta Productions
Here's Gerald's audio book review of A Spool of Blue Thread by Anne Tyler.

  • Added: Mar 05, 2017
  • Length: 03:07
Caption: Rachel Howzell Hall
With her character Lou Norton, Hall creates one of the few African American female detectives.

Bought by KISA Digital Studios, KPIP-LP, WTJU, WMUU-LP, and WNJR


  • Added: Feb 17, 2017
  • Length: 27:59
  • Purchases: 5
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Pulitzer Prize-winning fiction writer, Geraldine Brooks talks about her 2015 book, THE SECRET CHORD, which was recently released in paperback. Thi...

Bought by WNJR and WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Dec 07, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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We remember a Past American Voice--Arkansas native and former Rhode Island Poet Laureate, C.D. Wright who died suddenly in early 2016. She authored...

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: May 05, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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A 2015 MacArthur "Genius" Fellow Ellen Bryant Voigt talks with fellow poet and professor, Michelle Boisseau, about her collection HEADWATERS. Voigt...

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: Jan 21, 2016
  • Length: 30:30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Julianna Baggott , Credit: Laura Ciociola
Harriet Wolf’s Seventh Book of Wonders took Julianna Baggott 18 years to write. Julianna discusses how writing 14 other novels in a variety of genr...

Bought by WMUU-LP and KMRE-LP


  • Added: Jan 08, 2016
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 2
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Best known for her books about the joys of life in Italy, Frances Mayes has published a new memoir. But this time, she takes her readers back to he...

Bought by KENW, WAMC, and KKRN


  • Added: May 29, 2015
  • Length: 03:43
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Tayari Jones, Credit: Courtesy of Algonquin Press
Novelist Tayari Jones is one writer who loves writng.

Bought by WABE and WNJR


  • Added: Mar 06, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 2
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Some critics of popular culture say there aren’t enough accurate portrayals of abortion decisions. But one scholar says, in some recent mother-daug...

Bought by KENW, WAMC, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Feb 27, 2015
  • Length: 03:42
  • Purchases: 3
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The life and thought of the French feminist philosopher.

Bought by WMUU-LP, KTRL, and KWTF community radio for Sonoma County


  • Added: Feb 04, 2015
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 3
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Conversations with celebrated American poets Rita Dove and Sonia Sanchez.

Bought by KQED, WVAS, WESM 91.3 FM, Red River Radio Network, WJAB and more


  • Added: Jan 07, 2015
  • Length: 52:58
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Freakonomics' Stephen J. Dubner
Freaks and nerds unite! Freakonomics' Stephen Dubner teaches Tricia and Greta how to think like a freak. Plus a portrait of astronaut Sally Ride on...

Bought by KUAC, WRIR, and KMXT


  • Added: Jun 24, 2014
  • Length: 26:59
  • Purchases: 3
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Murder, mystery, and poetry come together in medieval scholar Bruce Holsinger’s new novel set in Chaucer’s London.

Bought by WTJU and KKRN


  • Added: May 30, 2014
  • Length: 53:57
  • Purchases: 2
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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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Retired educator, Lorie Yourd, shares her insightful, reflective poem "After Hearing About the Rain."

  • Added: Jan 17, 2013
  • Length: 02:08
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Kristy Guevera-Flanagan talks the terrors of truth, the progressive nature of soap operas, and why it took a woman writer to get Wonder Woman out o...

  • Added: Nov 29, 2012
  • Length: 21:10
Caption: Joe Wright, San Francisco, CA 11/11/12, Credit: Andrea Chase
Joe Wright talks dancing through class distinctions, the seduction of ego, and the magic of the intangible.

  • Added: Nov 18, 2012
  • Length: 12:04
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WTIP's Ann Possis chatted with author Mary Casanova recently about her newest book, "Frozen," from the U of MN Press. Set in the beautiful, wild ar...

Bought by KVSC


  • Added: Oct 31, 2012
  • Length: 18:37
  • Purchases: 1