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Today, we talk with spy fiction writer Alan Furst about his latest book, Under Occupation. Then we air excerpts from interviews we did with him abo...

  • Added: Jan 10, 2020
  • Length: 59:01
Caption: R.O. Kwon, Credit:  Smeeta Mahanti
Author R.O. Kwon's book The Incendiaries has been named a best book of the year by over forty publications. Not bad for a first book! But it's als...

  • Added: Dec 13, 2019
  • Length: 28:53
Caption: Madeline Miller, Credit: Nina Subin
The ever-compelling Greek myths fuel Madeline Miller's imagination. Circe is the second novel she sets among the god and goddesses and she puts the...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Dec 13, 2019
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 1
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Considered by his native Canada to be nothing less than a national treasure, multiple Juno Award winning songwriter, guitarist and social and spiri...

Bought by WMUU-LP and KUFM - Montana Public Radio


  • Added: Dec 01, 2019
  • Length: 29:04
  • Purchases: 2
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In her biography, Henry David Thoreau: A Life, Laura Walls shows us a man deeply engaged with friends, relatives and neighbors, a man thoroughly of...

  • Added: Jul 30, 2019
  • Length: 58:55
Caption: Katie Carter & Anthony Swann
Anthony Swann is a well-known poet around the Bemidji area. His poetry collection Paint with Words was released in 2016 and now he’s just release...

  • Added: Jun 24, 2019
  • Length: 37:38
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A conversation with CMarie Fuhrman about her nonfiction and work as co-editor of the anthology, Native Voices. She also reads two short passages.

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


  • Added: Jun 05, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 4
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ana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah talks about his award-winning story collection Friday Black. Then, we talk about the art of the really really short story w...

  • Added: Dec 20, 2018
  • Length: 59:01
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Tracey reads her first place poem for the Fall Poetry Contest in 2017 and 2nd place poem for the Winter Poetry contest in 2017/18.

  • Added: Dec 18, 2018
  • Length: 04:49
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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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The idea that art, literature and music in particular, might work as a sort of “Marshall Plan of the Mind” is our topic tonight. At the end of Worl...

  • Added: Dec 11, 2018
  • Length: 59:02
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Carol Ann Russell recently received an Artist Fellowship from the Region 2 Arts Council

  • Added: Nov 28, 2018
  • Length: 19:59
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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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Harvard professor Elisa New explores the value of poetry in a social setting as it relates to her PBS production, "Poetry in America."

Bought by Spokane Public Radio and Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Oct 22, 2018
  • Length: 28:58
  • Purchases: 2
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All it takes is a spark. Several years ago, Cate Belleveau agreed to portray Mary Welsh Hemingway in a Beltrami County Historical Society fundrais...

  • Added: Aug 06, 2018
  • Length: 13:34
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Author Roxanna Elden discusses her new satirical novel Adequate Yearly Progress, which tells the story of the teachers’ lives across one year in th...

  • Added: Aug 06, 2018
  • Length: 45:49
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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In Ralph Ellison’s Invisible Theology, published by NYU Press, M. Cooper Harriss finds in Ellison’s masterpiece an underlying “civil religious orie...

  • Added: May 29, 2018
  • Length: 58:04
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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
Caption: Wendell Affield & Katie Carter
Wendell Affield was forbidden to go into the chickenhouse. Once his mother passed away, he was able to enter. What he discovered was a treasure t...

  • Added: Apr 30, 2018
  • Length: 54:06
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We talk with poet Kathryn Levy about her latest poetry volume Reports (New Rivers Press, 2013). Then we hear an extended excerpt from our 2008 inte...

  • Added: Apr 25, 2018
  • Length: 59:01
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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
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Brad Meltzer has been on the New York Best Seller list multiple times - with books ranging from mysteries and thrillers to inspirational children's...

  • Added: Mar 05, 2018
  • Length: 17:20
Caption: Dion Graham, Credit: JoAnne Perrin
Actor Dion has narrated hundreds of audio books and is an aural shape-shifter.

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: Mar 02, 2018
  • Length: 29:40
  • Purchases: 1