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'Tis the season for our end-of-year episode. Each year at the holidays, World Ocean Radio host Peter Neill reads At The Fishhouses, a poem by Eliza...

  • Added: Dec 26, 2018
  • Length: 04:34
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Ariel Burger talks about his book WITNESS: Lessons from Elie Wiesels Classroom. And later in the show, we re-air our 2016 interview with Ani Tuzman...

  • Added: Dec 13, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: We Are Not Done Yet, Credit: HBO
A talk with Jeffrey Wright about his documentary that looks at veterans writing and performing collective poems.

Bought by KVSC


  • Added: Dec 11, 2018
  • Length: 30:10
  • Purchases: 1
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Poetry about sleep and dreams, actual and metaphorical.

  • Added: Dec 08, 2018
  • Length: 59:57
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Words and music evocative of the night.

  • Added: Nov 24, 2018
  • Length: 01:00:55
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Poet Ellen Bass describes looking back on her childhood in Philadelphia for inspiration, especially in her two recent books, LIKE A BEGGER and THE ...

  • Added: Nov 20, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
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Gavin VanHorn is the author of The Way of the Coyote: Shared Journeys in the Urban Wilds.

  • Added: Nov 12, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
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Poetry and music inspired by casting our votes.

  • Added: Nov 03, 2018
  • Length: 01:00:44
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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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Ted Olson, a professor of Appalachian Studies at East Tennessee State University, discusses how his writing has been impacted by the region's histo...

  • Added: Oct 24, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
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Poetry and music that explores the phenomenon of time.

  • Added: Oct 20, 2018
  • Length: 01:04:07
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The mystique of the violin explored in poetry and music.

  • Added: Oct 06, 2018
  • Length: 01:06:24
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Droll offerings of poetic verse; dedicated to the memory of a good friend of the program.

  • Added: Sep 15, 2018
  • Length: 01:00:01
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Tasks and chores taking on deeper meaning.

  • Added: Sep 08, 2018
  • Length: 54:47
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Poetic and musical meditations on vivid memories and longings.

  • Added: Sep 01, 2018
  • Length: 58:27
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What books should thoughtful people read this summer?

Bought by KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KSKQ, WLPR, KMRE-LP, GCR (Global Community Radio) and more


  • Added: Aug 20, 2018
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 7
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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
Caption: Kiran Singh Sirah
A conversation with Kiran Singh Sirah--head of the International Storytelling Center which builds community one story at a time.

Bought by KVNF


  • Added: Jun 08, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Interview with Richard Powers on his new book "The Overstory."

  • Added: May 21, 2018
  • Length: 11:20
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Flights of imagination and childlike musings.

  • Added: May 18, 2018
  • Length: 59:42
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Jennifer Haigh's novel Heat and Light takes a hard look at fracking in an Appalchian town

  • Added: May 03, 2018
  • Length: 28:18
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Humorous and ironic examinations of the human condition.

  • Added: Apr 14, 2018
  • Length: 01:02:01
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Melissa Range's poetry collection Scriptorium illuminates her Appalachian Roots

Bought by WNJR and WUTC


  • Added: Apr 13, 2018
  • Length: 29:29
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Bart Ehrman, The Triumph of Christianity
Bart Ehrman asks how did a religion that began with a small group of illiterate day laborers become the dominant religion of the Roman Empire in ju...

Bought by KPIP-LP and WETS


  • Added: Mar 31, 2018
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 2
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Emily St John Mandel's post-apocalyptic novel Station Eleven looks at what endures when civilization ends.

  • Added: Mar 23, 2018
  • Length: 29:28