Search Results: 1985


Alcosser (October 11, 1985)

Sandra Alcosser - Sandra Alcosser reads from A FISH TO FEED ALL HUNGER. In the collection, nature fo

Baker W (July 26, 1985)

Will Baker - Poet and nonfiction writer Will Baker reads poems, some relating to farm life in Califo

Bell M II (January 25, 1985)

Marvin Bell - Bell talks about his work and reads poems including the title piece from DRAWN BY STON

Bertolino (October 4, 1985)

James Bertolino - Bertolino, of Washington state, has edited more than 60 books and anthologies. Her

Cooley (May 30, 1986)

Peter Cooley - In this recording, the New Orleans poet and contributing editor of the NORTH AMERICAN

Curtis (September 27, 1985)

urtis, a Welsh poet who won a 1985 award from the British National Poetry Society, reads poems about

Dove I (August 9, 1985)

Rita Dove - Dove, a Pulitzer Prize-winning poet now teaching in Virginia, reads from THE YELLOW HOUS

Goodman (October 25, 1985)

Mitchell Goodman - Goodman, who is also known as a novelist and political activist, reads from his p

Hecht I (March 29, 1985)

Anthony Hecht - Hecht talks about the way poetry changed during the 1960s and shares his advice for

Jackson, Angela (August 8, 1986)

Angela Jackson - Chicago poet Angela Jackson reads from her collections Voodoo/Love Magic and Solo i

Jaffe I (April 12, 1985)

Dan Jaffe - Jaffe reads a short story and excerpts from THE MUSCLES AND BONES THAT CARRY US TO LOVE,

Janik (November 8, 1985)

Phyllis Janik - Janik, a Chicago author, reads new poems, as well as an excerpt from her novel ENDIN

Juergensen & Ciardi (November 29, 1985)

Hans Juergensen - Ciardi and Juergensen, two authors and veterans, share some poems and tales about

Juergensen & Ciardi A (November 29, 1985)

John Ciardi - These two authors and veterans share some poems and tales about their World War II exp

Kessler (January 10, 1986)

Rod Kessler - Kessler reads two short stories from his award-winning collection OFF IN ZIMBABWE: "Th

Kizer, Carolyn (July 12, 1985)

e of her longer poetry at the 1985 Associated Writing Program Conference in San Diego. This program

Morin (December 6, 1985)

Edward Morin - Morin, a Michigan poet and author of THE DUST OF OUR CITY, reads a selection from HOT

Mort (December 6, 1985)

John Mort - Mort reads "The New Captain" from TANKS, a collection of Vietnam stories, and discusses

Nicholson & Taylor (May 17, 1985)

Joseph Nicholson - Nicholson reads a sequence of prose poems and short fiction pieces; Taylor reads

Nicholson & Taylor A (May 17, 1985)

William E. Taylor - Nicholson reads a sequence of prose poems and short fiction pieces; Taylor read

O'Brien M & Olds (April 19, 1985)

Michael O'Brien - Two New York poets read from their work; O'Brien from VEIL, HARD RAIN and Olds fro

O'Brien M & Olds A (April 19, 1985)

Sharon Olds - Two New York poets read from their work; O'Brien from VEIL, HARD RAIN and Olds from SA

Ochester (May 24, 1985)

Ed Ochester - Ochester reads poems, mostly from his book WEEHAKWEN FERRY.

Oles (September 6, 1985)


Olson T II (September 20, 1985)

Toby Olson - Olson reads a selection of poems from WE ARE THE FIRE and an excerpt from his award-win

Petrakis (November 1, 1985)

Harry Mark Petrakis - Petrakis, a Greek storyteller and novelist from Chicago, reads "Pa and the Sad

Quinn & Moses (February 14, 1986)

Sister Bernetta Quinn - Two Midwestern poets read poems about poets, the prairie, and American pione

Quinn & Moses A (February 14, 1986)

W.R. Moses - Two Midwestern poets read poems about poets, the prairie, and American pioneer history.

Ray D 6 (April 26, 1985)


Rivers (December 27, 1985)

J.W. Rivers - Rivers reads from WHEN THE OWL CRIES, INDIANS DIE, which tells about Mexican history a

Shacochis (April 4, 1986)

Shacochis - Shacochis won the 1985 National Book Award for EASY IN THE ISLANDS. Here he reads "Hunge

Shelton (June 14, 1985)

Richard Shelton - Shelton reads from SELECTED POEMS, 1969-1981, about the Sonora Desert and the coll

Svoboda (December 13, 1985)

Terese Svoboda - Svoboda reads from her book ALL ABERRATION, poems about the prairie, urban life, an

Wideman, John Edgar (November 12, 1985)

Edgar Wideman - While at the 1985 Association of Writers and Writing Programs Conference, John Edga

Williams, Miller (August 22, 1986)

Miller Williams - Miller Williams, the winner of the 1990 Poets' Prize, is a noted poet, editor, and

Carolyn Kizer: Past American Voice (March 20, 2015)

pts from two live readings in 1985 and 2000, as well as interviews from 1994 with Rebekah Presson an

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Kansas City Public Library Announces Kids and Teens eReading Rooms

The KCPL has digitized the concept of physical reading rooms by creating individual, specialized eReading Rooms of ebooks and audiobooks for children and teenagers.


Clarion Awards Selection CD Special

Jamaica KincaidJim ShepardGloria Vando & Anika ParisLuis Alberto Urrea, and Alex George, normally $7.99 per episode, this cd collection comes with over $15.00 in savings. Downloads of these programs have been reduced and are available through our archives.