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Author Julie Schumacher just couldn't get enough of the caustic college professor readers love to hate. So she wrote a follow-up to her 2014 novel ...

  • Added: Nov 07, 2018
  • Length: 03:58
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Editor and author Margot Kahn, along with contributor Maya Jewell Zeller, discuss the anthology "This Is The Place: Women Writing About Home." They...

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio and Spokane Public Radio


  • Added: Oct 29, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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NEW LETTERS ON THE AIR continues National Hispanic Heritage Month with a look back at Latina author Sandra Cisneros, who received the National Med...

Bought by WNJR, KRZA, XRAY.fm, KHNS, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio and more


  • Added: Sep 26, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 6
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In the midst of our nation's immigration crisis, Shobha Rao discusses her novel, "Girls Burn Brighter." She also reads two short passages.

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


  • Added: Jul 01, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3
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I just finished reading Louisa May Alcott's Little Women... and I have some thoughts and feelings.

  • Added: Jun 12, 2018
  • Length: 11:23
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Author Melissa Stephenson discusses her book, Driven: A White-knuckled Ride to Heartbreak and Back. She also reads two short passages.

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


  • Added: May 15, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Meryl Streep narrates an hour-long documentary special about how the Women’s Movement changed poetry, and how women poets changed the culture.

Bought by WRGY, KMUN, 'The Sea', KVCR, WNMU-FM and more


  • Added: Mar 16, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 55
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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
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This episode features a conversation with Caroline Patterson about her collection of short stories, Ballet at the Moose Lodge. She also reads two s...

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


  • Added: Jan 23, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 4
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The award-winning teacher and novelist discusses her latest novel "Innocents and Others"

  • Added: Sep 13, 2017
  • Length: 27:00
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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
Caption: Katie Carter and Donna Salli
Donna Salli's first novel, A Notion of Pelicans, delves into the lives of five women as they each recall a memorable day in October many years ago.

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio


  • Added: Sep 23, 2016
  • Length: 08:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The Mother Daughter Book Club at One More Page bookstore discusses "A Mango Shaped Space" by Wendy Mass
Do you see colors when you do math problems? The heroine of "A Mango Shaped Space" does. Kids from the Mother/Daughter Book Club at One More Page b...

  • Added: Feb 23, 2016
  • Length: 19:28
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Conversations with celebrated American poets Rita Dove and Sonia Sanchez.

Bought by Red River Radio Network, WNSB, Morehead State Public Radio, WRIR, C89.5 - KNHC Seattle and more


  • Added: Jan 21, 2016
  • Length: 53:55
  • Purchases: 7
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Renowned writers, singers, and poets, including Maya Angelou and Nikki Giovanni, paid tribute to Nobel Laureate Toni Morrison with an extravaganza ...

Bought by KUAF Public Radio and WEMU


  • Added: Jan 21, 2016
  • Length: 53:52
  • Purchases: 2
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Forced to ‘rest’ for months in an old Victorian estate, a woman begins to realize something strange about the horrendous wallpaper in the nursery.

  • Added: Sep 07, 2015
  • Length: 38:06
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This Women's Words from KUMD features Felicia Schneiderhan reading the epilogue to her memoir Newlyweds Afloat: Married Bliss and Mechanical Breakd...

  • Added: Jun 01, 2015
  • Length: 07:18
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This Poetry Month: We celebrate the late African American poet Lucille Clifton, who was widely acclaimed for her powerful explorations of race, wo...

Bought by WKCC, KVMR, KENW, Peconic Public Broadcasting, KMUD and more


  • Added: Apr 14, 2015
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 6
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This Poetry Month, we honor the late African American poet Lucille Clifton, who was widely acclaimed for her powerful explorations of race, womanho...

Bought by KOWS, WTJU, KUNV, KKRN, and KPVL


  • Added: Apr 14, 2015
  • Length: 53:56
  • Purchases: 5
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Novelist Helen Oyeyemi reads from her dreamy, fairy-tale-inspired novel and reflects on themes of beauty and race.

Bought by KPIP-LP and PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 18, 2014
  • Length: 07:21
  • Purchases: 2
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When and where were you happiest? Novelist Helen Oyeyemi answers a modified version of the Proust Questionnaire, a set of questions made famous by ...

Bought by KPIP-LP and PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 12, 2014
  • Length: 04:03
  • Purchases: 2
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MaryAnn Wilimek writes poetry and creative nonfiction in Bemidji.Her work has appeared in the Gettysburg Review, Relief, Lake Country Journal, Radi...

  • Added: Sep 23, 2013
  • Length: 02:02
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The U.S. State Department has estimated that 1 million children each year are exploited by the global sex industry. Through a new novel, one author...

Bought by KENW and KFAI


  • Added: Jul 22, 2013
  • Length: 02:34
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Stephanie Powell Watts
2012 Ernest J. Gaines Award Winner Stephanie Powell Watts knows what it's like to be an African American Jehovah's Witness in the South. She talks ...

Bought by WJCU


  • Added: Feb 28, 2013
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Poet Athena Kildegaard lives in "prairie pothole country," her term for Morris, Minnesota where she is a lecturer at the University of Minnesota. A...

  • Added: Nov 26, 2012
  • Length: 02:03