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To reassert the liveliness of ordinary things, precisely in the face of what is hardest and most broken in life and society — this has been Michael...

  • Added: Apr 11, 2018
  • Length: 58:00
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Our celebration of Women's History Month continues with Rachel Hall, whose own family’s history of strong women and wartime papers and photos insp...

Bought by WNJR and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Mar 29, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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We continue Women's History Month with Monica Youn. A lawyer-turned-poet and twice a finalist for the National Book Award, she reveals why she felt...

  • Added: Mar 22, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
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The experience of performing music is examined by poetry and musical references.

  • Added: Mar 17, 2018
  • Length: 58:40
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We continue Women's History Month with Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill. Considered one of the country's leading poets writing all in Irish, she’s won numerous ...

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio


  • Added: Mar 15, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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The voices of Maria Callas, Joan Sutherland, Mirella Freni, Anna Netrebko, Kathleen Ferrier, Luciano Pavarotti, Roland Villazon paired with thought...

  • Added: Feb 24, 2018
  • Length: 58:48
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Poetry and music about love and longing.

  • Added: Feb 10, 2018
  • Length: 52:40
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Bestselling author Jamie Ford discusses his novel, Love and Other Consolation Prizes. He also reads short passages from the book.

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, Yellowstone Public Radio, and KMRE-LP


  • Added: Dec 29, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3
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HOUR ONE: "Endings (In Four Novellas)" - New Year's Eve can be depressing. We don't handle endings very well. This hour, how to end - relationships...

  • Added: Dec 22, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:58
Caption: Tom Sancton
In the early 1960s, New Orleans was like any other destination on the Gulf Coast — hot, steamy and segregated, sometimes violently so. But the irre...

  • Added: Nov 30, 2017
  • Length: 52:00
Caption: Tsering Wangmo Dhompa
Tsering Wangmo Dhompa meditates on political exile and personal loss.

Bought by KVNO, PRX Remix, KALW, KHSU, and KENW


  • Added: Nov 29, 2017
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Carmen Jimenez Smith
Carmen Giménez Smith reads a poem in response to a photograph by the 1970s East Los Angeles art collective Asco.

Bought by KVNO, KALW, KENW, PRX Remix, KTNA and more


  • Added: Nov 29, 2017
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 6
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Poet Susan Aizenberg discusses the use of fiction within poetry, admitting that she draws from real life, but notes that there is a distinction bet...

Bought by KFCF FM and WNJR


  • Added: Oct 26, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Mark Sullivan details the story of real life forgotten war hero, Pino Lella and draws parallels with his own life. He also reads a short segment fr...

Bought by KWMR, Yellowstone Public Radio, Spokane Public Radio, and KMRE-LP


  • Added: Oct 25, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Award-winning poet Elizabeth Alexander talks movingly about her memoir "The Light of the World" about her husband's sudden death at age 50.

  • Added: Sep 14, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
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Poetry and music which takes refuge in imagination and mindfulness.

  • Added: Sep 09, 2017
  • Length: 55:17
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Guest editor of BEST AMERICAN POETRY 2017, Natasha Trethewey talks about her her first creative non-fiction book, BEYOND KATRINA: A MEDITATION ON T...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN and WNJR


  • Added: Sep 08, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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An emotional interview where Jennifer Finley talks about overcoming oppression through writing and coming back to herself following a divorce. She ...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, Yellowstone Public Radio, KSJD, KWMR, and KMRE-LP


  • Added: Sep 05, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: James Tolan
Olivia Stiffler and the late James Tolan, whose new books were released in summer 2017 after his death in March, discuss their unique mentorship ...

  • Added: Aug 30, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
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Former celebrity journalist Jeannette Walls discusses her hardscrabble childhood which she depicted in her memoir THE GLASS CASTLE, now an August 2...

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


  • Added: Aug 18, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Radio Curious visits with Stephen Most, author, playwright, and documentary film maker, who shares his life's experiences and stories in the new bo...

Bought by KVMR


  • Added: Aug 09, 2017
  • Length: 58:02
  • Purchases: 1
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Michael McGriff talks about his artistic process and reads from two collections of poetry. He also discuses his translation of the Swedish Nobel Pr...

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


  • Added: Aug 07, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: 'The Underworld' by Kevin Canty
Kevin Canty discusses his novel, 'The Underworld,' along with the nature of the human experience and Canty's own creative process. He also reads fr...

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


  • Added: Aug 03, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Antonya Nelson is the author of eleven books of fiction. She talks about her most recent books: the novel BOUND which covers growing up in Wichita,...

Bought by WMUU-LP and WNJR


  • Added: Jul 19, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: John Medeiros and Andrea Jenkins, co-curators of the series. , Credit: Uche Iroegbu
Queer Voices reading series creates a safe space for LGBTQIA+ writers to share their writing. KFAI's Dixie Treichel attended a reading and produce...

  • Added: Jul 13, 2017
  • Length: 03:30