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NEW LETTERS ON THE AIR begins the celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month with the 2018 Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize winner, Martín Espada. In t...

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: Sep 17, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Diane Williams, a three-time winner of the Pushcart Prize for Fiction is the author of eight books, and the editor of the acclaimed literary journa...

Bought by WNJR and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Sep 10, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Our wars abroad and our wars at home. This week on the show, acclaimed graphic artist Molly Crabapple and Syrian journalist Marwan Hisham join Laur...

Bought by KDNK


  • Added: Jul 11, 2018
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Dr. John Andrew Morrow
Recently discovered texts show the peaceful relationship Islam and Christianity enjoyed for centuries.

Bought by WETS


  • Added: Jul 03, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Afrofuturism is a growing genre-movement that spans literature, art, music, and film. It provides radical alternatives to dominant Western narrativ...

Bought by WMMT, 90.1 WFYI Public Radio, KQED, KVNF, WRIR and more


  • Added: Jun 29, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Isaac Butler, co-author of The World Only Spins Forward
2018 is the 25th anniversary of Angels In America. Author of its oral history, The World Only Spins Forward discusses the influence of the play.

Bought by KPIP-LP and WETS


  • Added: Jun 22, 2018
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 2
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Interview with Scottish author Gail Honeyman. Her debut, highly-acclaimed novel is "Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine."

  • Added: Jun 18, 2018
  • Length: 10:13
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Kenyatta Rogers distracts himself with writing during an uncomfortable flight from Chicago to Los Angeles.

Bought by KALW, KHSU, and KENW


  • Added: Jun 11, 2018
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 3
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We kick off National Pride Month with part two of a conversation with poet Ellen Bass, who discusses how, after being married and having two childr...

  • Added: Jun 05, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Elaine Kahn, poet
Elaine Kahn meditates on care, loss, and the uncertainty of the future.

Bought by KALW, KHSU, and KENW


  • Added: May 31, 2018
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Noel Black, poet
Noel Black imagines singing karaoke on a yacht to the music of Michael McDonald.

Bought by KHSU, KENW, and KALW


  • Added: May 25, 2018
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 3
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"The sudden passionate happiness which the natural world can occasionally trigger in us,” Michael McCarthy writes, “may well be the most serious bu...

  • Added: May 02, 2018
  • Length: 58:00
Caption: Feliz Lucia Molina, poet
Feliz Lucia Molina remembers her life as a child while growing up in the San Fernando Valley.

Bought by KUER, PRX Remix, KENW, and KALW


  • Added: Apr 16, 2018
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Roberto Harrison, poet
Roberto Harrison imagines a time when death itself will be artificial.

Bought by KUER, KENW, KALW, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Apr 13, 2018
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: David Skrbina, The Jesus Hoax
Dr. David Skrbina makes the case that Christianity started as a hoax by Paul.

Bought by WETS


  • Added: Apr 08, 2018
  • Length: 54:01
  • Purchases: 1
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Transitioning from Women’s History to National Poetry Month, we’ll hear from poets Hadara Bar-Nadav and Kathryn Nuernberger, who were both chosen a...

  • Added: Apr 06, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Randall Horton, poet
Randall Horton thinks about the ways we trap ourselves and others in boxes.

Bought by KUER, PRX Remix, KALW, and KENW


  • Added: Apr 02, 2018
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 4
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A literary thinker with a “telescopic view of time”; an astrophysicist with an eye to “cultural evolution towards good.” What unfolds between these...

  • Added: Mar 28, 2018
  • Length: 58:00
Caption: Diana Arterian, poet
Diana Arterian describes the wedding ceremony of Agrippina the Younger, Empress of Rome and mother to the infamous Emperor Nero.

Bought by KALW, KENW, and KKRN


  • Added: Mar 21, 2018
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Johannes Goransson, poet
Johannes Göransson catalogs his summer travels through Berlin and Stockholm.

Bought by KALW and KENW


  • Added: Mar 08, 2018
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Molly Caro May discusses her latest book, Body Full of Stars: Female Rage and My Passage Into Motherhood.

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


  • Added: Feb 28, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Kit Robinson, Poet
Kit Robinson describes a walk home on a summer night as a cinematic experience.

Bought by KALW and KENW


  • Added: Feb 22, 2018
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Black History Month continues with Michigan native Marcus Wicker. He reads from his 2011 National Poetry Series winning collection, MAYBE THE SADDE...

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: Feb 14, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Jennifer Firestone, poet
Jennifer Firestone recounts the state of dementia in a loved one.

Bought by KALW and KENW


  • Added: Feb 02, 2018
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 2
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This program features a thoughtful conversation with Ken Egan about his historical nonfiction, Montana 1889, including the competing visions for, a...

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


  • Added: Jan 23, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 4