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"Hogzilla Chuck Norris Duck Ape" is the creation of a special ed class in St. Louis and winner of the Global Monster Project. And, Gothic Literatur...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, WLPR, WMUU-LP, WCMU, Royalton Community Radio and more


  • Added: Oct 11, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
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-Uncovering the epic musical crossover of the 19th century: a John Philip Sousa arrangement of Gilbert and Sullivan’s H.M.S. Pinafore. -Stephen Vi...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, WTJU, KXCV, WCMU, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: Sep 19, 2019
  • Length: 53:56
  • Purchases: 9
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Amitav Ghosh’s newest novel Gun Island is a story about both two of his great themes - migration and climate.

  • Added: Sep 10, 2019
  • Length: 06:00
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-On Sept. 27 and 28, the most notable poets of our time will gather in the nation’s capital to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Furious Flower...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, KXCV, WCMU, WAMC, Radio Phoenix and more


  • Added: Sep 05, 2019
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 11
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On Sept. 27 and 28, the most notable poets of our time will gather in the nation’s capital to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Furious Flower ...

Bought by WMUU-LP, WCMU, KXCV, WRGY, Harford Community Radio and more


  • Added: Sep 05, 2019
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 6
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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
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When writer and radio producer Lulu Miller (Invisibilia) discovered she’d have to leave Virginia, she wrote a startling love letter to the state-- ...

Bought by Troy Public Radio, WNMU-FM, and KXCV


  • Added: Jul 11, 2019
  • Length: :30
  • Purchases: 3
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-When writer and radio producer Lulu Miller (Invisibilia) discovered she’d have to leave Virginia, she wrote a startling love letter to the state--...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, KICI, WTJU, KVSC, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: Jul 11, 2019
  • Length: 53:55
  • Purchases: 10
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When writer and radio producer Lulu Miller (Invisibilia) discovered she’d have to leave Virginia, she wrote a startling love letter to the state-- ...

Bought by WFHB, WTJU, Kansas Public Radio, KMUN, WVAS and more


  • Added: Jul 11, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 11
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 KWMR, Yellowstone Public Radio, and Spokane Public Radio


  • Added: Jun 05, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Marietta McCarty wrote a loving memoir about the daunting task of emptying her beloved family home in "Leaving 1203: Emptying a Home, Filling the H...

Bought by WTJU, KXCV, WRGY, WMUU-LP, KVSC and more


  • Added: May 23, 2019
  • Length: 53:57
  • Purchases: 9
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-Marietta McCarty wrote a loving memoir about the daunting task of emptying her beloved family home in "Leaving 1203: Emptying a Home, Filling the ...

Bought by WVAS, WFHB, WUGA (part of GPB), Kansas Public Radio, Harford Community Radio and more


  • Added: May 23, 2019
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 10
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-Pediatrician and poet Irène Mathieu says both science and poetry use language to understand deeper truths about the human condition. -In college, ...

Bought by WMMT, KALW, RadioFreePalmer, WRST-FM Oshkosh, KUAF Public Radio and more


  • Added: Mar 14, 2019
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 12
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Poetry and medicine are seemingly different occupations. But pediatrician and poet Irène Mathieu says both science and poetry use language to under...

Bought by Radio Phoenix, Kansas Public Radio, WFHB, WLPR, WUGA (part of GPB) and more


  • Added: Mar 14, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: A sofa and mattresses on the street in front of an apartment building. "Sofa Free, and throw in 2 box springs", Credit: walknboston is licensed under CC by 2.0.
There’s an eviction crisis in the United States, and it’s disproportionately affecting communities of color.

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh, C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, WTJU, WRGY, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: Feb 21, 2019
  • Length: 53:57
  • Purchases: 10
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We talk with the great cartoonist Jules Feiffer about the third graphic novel in his noir trilogy about the Hollywood blacklist of the 1940s and 50...

  • Added: Jan 03, 2019
  • Length: 59:01
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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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Around the country, historians and community organizations are commemorating the 400th anniversary of 1619. That’s the first year that African Amer...

Bought by WJAB, WMUU-LP, WCMU, WRGY, KXCV and more


  • Added: Dec 07, 2018
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 7
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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