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Sharma Shields discusses her novel, The Cassandra. She also reads a short passage.

Bought by Spokane Public Radio and Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Aug 20, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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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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Poets Hadara Bar-Nadav and Kathryn Nuernberger, who were both chosen as 2017 NEA Literary Fellows, talk about their work in this interview at the K...

  • Added: Jan 16, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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In 2006, Robin Robertson's collection, SWITHERING, won the prestigious Forward Poetry Prize for best book. Now selections from that and his other f...

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: Aug 29, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Rolling Stone book publisher Alan Rinzler at home in Berkeley., Credit: Marcos Nájera
The men in Zeta’s life. From family to friends to former lovers? You never know—some say Zeta was a constant chameleon in life, love, and the law. ...

  • Added: Jun 08, 2018
  • Length: 16:59
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NEW LETTERS ON THE AIR features the Past American Voice of Conger Beasley Jr. Pulled from three archive programs in 1990 and 1996, this author of f...

  • Added: Aug 24, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
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In front of an audience at the Kansas City Public Library, the first Chicano U.S. Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera shares poetry from his books, i...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN, WMUU-LP, and WNJR


  • Added: Apr 19, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Francine Sterle is the author of "Nude In Winter," published in 2006 which was a LA Times Book of the Year finalist. She has also published two o...

  • Added: Sep 30, 2015
  • Length: 01:22
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Jeanne Lutz grew up on a dairy farm in southern Minnesota and lives in St Paul now. She loves to write poetry because its something she can do anyw...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Sep 02, 2015
  • Length: 01:11
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Gioia Timpanelli
What is the best time to do each thing? Who are the most important people to work with? What is the most important thing to do at all times? These ...

Bought by WTJU and KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio


  • Added: Mar 19, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Donald Dass, a Duluth poet, says about himself that he's a lifelong bon-vivant easing into geezerhood while examines he the mystery, whimsy and fru...

  • Added: Aug 13, 2014
  • Length: 01:48
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Larry Gavin teaches English at Faribault High School. He's had three collections of poetry published by Red Dragonfly Press and he's a nationally ...

  • Added: Aug 13, 2014
  • Length: 01:57
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Teresa Evangeline spends her days on a little piece of land along the Pine River observing and experiencing the beauty of the world. Then, through...

  • Added: May 14, 2014
  • Length: 01:51
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Mike Finley says about himself, "I'm a Minnesotan who has been writing forever. I seem to write poems that are simultaneously anxiety provoking and...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Apr 03, 2014
  • Length: 02:23
  • Purchases: 1
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The story this time is called “Dreams.” It’s a dense 7-page fantasy of the good life in the far wilds of Eastern Siberia. It’s a dream of freedom t...

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Mar 27, 2014
  • Length: 41:36
  • Purchases: 1
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Mark Conway is a 2012 recipient of an artist initiative grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board. And he is the Director of the Literary Arts Inst...

  • Added: Mar 27, 2014
  • Length: 02:03
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Charlie Pulkrabek is a writer and visual artist living in the Bemidji area. The Beat is a daily reminder that, in Minnesota poetry matters, and Min...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Mar 07, 2014
  • Length: 02:08
  • Purchases: 1
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LouAnn Shepard Muhm is a widely published poet and teacher living in northern Minnesota. She has been featured in the mnartists.org series "What Li...

  • Added: Feb 28, 2014
  • Length: 01:26
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Prolific poet and winner of a 2013 Guggenheim Fellowship Award, Anne Waldman is younger than the Beat Generation, but she did know many of its pro...

  • Added: Oct 25, 2013
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Trish Reeves
Poet Trish Reeves draws inspiration from family history, human resilience, and a series of glass negatives which are featured in NEW LETTERS magazi...

Bought by WJCU


  • Added: Nov 16, 2012
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Original Broadcast Promotional Art, Credit: Aaron Hansen
A radio drama adaptation of Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet," set in modern-day “Verona, California,” with live sound effects and some of the fines...

Bought by KUNM, WNMU-FM, KRPS, KREV-LP, KGOU and more


  • Added: Nov 02, 2011
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 8

  • Added: Jul 22, 2010
  • Length: 16:26
Caption: There's too many books!, Credit: Flickr Creative Commons, chrisrobinsonphotography
How does a lifelong passion for books transform itself into an acute fear?

  • Added: Jan 18, 2010
  • Length: 06:30

  • Added: Aug 13, 2008
  • Length: 01:01:55
  • Purchases: 6
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"Vietnam Visits Uncle Bill" is a story in which a Vietnam veteran confronts his past through a dialogue with the ghost of the My Lai massacre.

Bought by The PRX Podcast


  • Added: May 11, 2008
  • Length: 19:31
  • Purchases: 1