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Caption: Noel Black, poet
Noel Black imagines singing karaoke on a yacht to the music of Michael McDonald.

  • Added: May 25, 2018
  • Length: 04:00
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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 KENW and KALW


  • Added: Apr 16, 2018
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Roberto Harrison, poet
Roberto Harrison imagines a time when death itself will be artificial.

Bought by KENW, KALW, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Apr 13, 2018
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 3
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 KALW and KENW


  • Added: Apr 02, 2018
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 2
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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
Caption: Ben Fama, poet
Ben Fama mediates on the loss of a job and the world view of corporate America.

Bought by KALW and KENW


  • Added: Jan 08, 2018
  • Length: 04:02
  • Purchases: 2
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Marie Buck describes relaxing activities many people like to do, and one rather unpleasant one.

Bought by KENW and KALW


  • Added: Dec 27, 2017
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Jennifer Foerster, poet, Credit: Richard Bluecloud Castaneda
Jennifer Foerster imagines encountering her younger self on a walk through the streets of Vienna.

Bought by KALW, KHSU, and KENW


  • Added: Dec 11, 2017
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Mark Sundeen discusses his book, The Unsettlers: In Search of the Good Life in Today's America. He also reads a short passage from the book.

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


  • Added: Dec 11, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Author & fishing guide Callan Wink discusses his collection of short stories, Dog Run Moon. He also reads a short passage.

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


  • Added: Dec 11, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Uche Nduka, poet, Credit: John Casquarelli
Uche Nduka expresses a sense of anguish and offers possible spiritual solutions to current political and existential problems.

Bought by KALW, KENW, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Dec 06, 2017
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 3
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David Owen discusses his nonfiction book, Where the Water Goes: Life and Death Along the Colorado River. He also reads a short segment from the book.

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


  • Added: Nov 30, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Amy King, poet
Amy King considers how the media represent race and police violence.

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


  • Added: Nov 29, 2017
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Jennifer Moxley
Jennifer Moxley meditates on Eros, mythology, and the cosmos.

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


  • Added: Nov 29, 2017
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Cynthia  Cruz
Cynthia Cruz draws on Biblical language to imagine a world both concrete and virtual.

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


  • Added: Nov 29, 2017
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 5