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Exploring the mystery of "soul" through poetry and music.

  • Added: Nov 30, 2019
  • Length: 01:03:08
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Stewart O'Nan has written over 20 books as varied as the best-selling novel, SNOW ANGELS (now a film) to the non-fiction book co-written with Steph...

  • Added: Nov 25, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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Poet Randall Freisinger is the author of five collections of poetry, including his 2019 poetry collection WINDTHROW & SALVAGE. He reads from early...

  • Added: Nov 05, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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This program explores the collaboration between author, teacher and activist Stephen Jenkinson and musician, songwriter and singer Gregory Hoskins....

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio


  • Added: Nov 03, 2019
  • Length: 29:34
  • Purchases: 1
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Raki Kopernik discusses her lyric nonfiction book, The Memory House as well as her collection of poetry, The Other Body. She also reads a few selec...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio and Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Oct 30, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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We continue National Hispanic Heritage Month with essayist and fiction writer, Sergio Troncoso. A contributor to the most recent 2019 issue of NEW ...

Bought by XRAY.fm


  • Added: Oct 02, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Ta-Nehisi Coates says we must love our country the way we love our friends — and not spare the hard truths. “Can you get to a place where citizens ...

  • Added: Sep 11, 2019
  • Length: 58:00
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We continue our series on current State Poets Laureate with New York's Alicia Ostriker. The New York State Poet (2018-2020) is a feminist, critic, ...

  • Added: Aug 21, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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Poet and muralist Jose Faus was born in Bogota, Colombia but grew up in Kansas, just across the Missouri border. In this interview in front of an a...

  • Added: Jul 31, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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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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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
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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
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Our celebration of Black History Month continues with Glenn North, the inaugural Poet Laureate of the 18th and Vine Historic Jazz District. This Ca...

  • Added: Feb 20, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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Poetry and music reflecting the end of one year and the start of another.

Bought by KMSU


  • Added: Dec 29, 2018
  • Length: 58:53
  • Purchases: 1
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Journalist Ben Montgomery talks history and unconventional pedestrianism in his book, "The Man Who Walked Backward: An American Dreamer's Search fo...

Bought by KWMR, Spokane Public Radio, and Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Nov 15, 2018
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 3
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Daniel Magariel, a Kansas City native, is a young writer who hit it big with his debut novel, ONE OF THE BOYS. A NEW YORK TIMES Editor’s Choice in ...

  • Added: Jul 03, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
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Review of Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore, reader/listener recommendations, and another installment of Show Me Your Shelf with Rose and Will...

  • Added: Jun 11, 2018
  • Length: 08:33
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For Valentines Day, we have a special love story – part fiction, part fact, based on a landmark US Supreme Court case. It’s called "Loving Vs. Virg...

  • Added: Feb 13, 2018
  • Length: 19:15
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Go to the doctor and they won’t begin to treat you without taking your history — and not just yours, but that of your parents and grandparents befo...

  • Added: Jan 09, 2018
  • Length: 58:00
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Former California Poet Laureate, Al Young has penned 25 books and was recently included in THE BEST AMERICAN POETRY 2016. Young discusses how his c...

Bought by WNJR and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Jan 04, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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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...

Bought by WNJR and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Nov 28, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Ta-Nehisi Coates is a poetic journalist and a defining voice of our times. He’s with us in a conversation that is joyful and hard and kind, soaring...

  • Added: Nov 15, 2017
  • Length: 58:00
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A reading of the original and current version of the Pledge of Allegiance.

Bought by KUNM


  • Added: Oct 20, 2017
  • Length: 01:12
  • Purchases: 1
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Inspired by the documentary THE VIETNAM WAR, we return to an archive interview with the poet John Balaban, who served as a conscientious objector i...

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: Oct 04, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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“From the bottom will the genius come that makes our ability to live with each other possible. I believe that with all my heart.” These are the wor...

  • Added: Sep 13, 2017
  • Length: 58:00