Search Results: 1987


Ai (February 5, 1988)

Ai - Ai is best known for her persona poems. She reads two from her book SIN and from a long poem-i

Bowers (April 28, 1989)

Neal Bowers - An Iowa poet, Bowers reads from a series of love poems and from his book THE GOLF BALL

Boyd (December 11, 1987)

Blanche McCrary Boyd - A humor writer for the VILLAGE VOICE and the author of THE REDNECK WAY OF KNO

Brock-Broido (May 1, 1987)

Lucie Brock-Broido - The poetry winner of the 1986 NEW LETTERS Literary Awards reads from her prize-

Cherry I (April 10, 1987)

Kelly Cherry - Widely published poet and fiction writer Kelly Cherry reads poems arising from coming

Cheuse (October 16, 1987)

Alan Cheuse - NPR's book reviewer is also the author of several books of fiction. Here he reads from

Codrescu (January 1, 1988)

Andrei Codrescu - Codrescu is the author of several volumes of poetry and two autobiographies. He co

Dickey I (December 4, 1987)

James Dickey - Dickey won the National Book Award in 1966 for BUCKDANCER'S CHOICE, but he is best kn

Dillard (October 2, 1987)

Annie Dillard - Dillard won the 1975 Pulitzer Prize in nonfiction for A PILGRIM AT TINKER CREEK. On

Edmond (March 20, 1987)

Lauris Edmond - A New Zealand poet and winner of the prestigious Commonwealth Award, Edmond reads po

Ford, Richard (November 6, 1987)

Richard Ford - Richard Ford reads from The Sportswriter, which has been called, "A beautif

Gonzales (June 19, 1987)

Laurence Gonzales - Gonzales has worked for literary presses, slick magazines, and Hollywood movies.

Hall D (May 8, 1987)

Donald Hall - Hall gave up his job as a professor to move with his wife, poet Jane Kenyon, to his an

Kenyon I (May 15, 1987)

Jane Kenyon - New Hampshire poet Kenyon was named as one of America's most promising poets at a Libr

Kisubi (March 27, 1987)

Alfred Kisubi - Originally from Uganda, Kisubi fled Kenya to escape the tyranny of Idi Amin. He read

Kittredge (September 11, 1987)

William Kittredge - Kittredge talks about leaving his half-million acre Oregon farm to live in a Mon

Kumin, Maxine (June 10, 1988)

Maxine Kumin - The Pulitzer Prize-winning poet, Maxine Kumin, talks about the challenges she fa

Langland (October 9, 1987)

Joseph Langland - Langland's book of poems ANY BODY'S SONG was hailed by many as the best in the Nat

McCarriston (June 5, 1987)

Linda McCarriston - McCarriston has received acclaim for her poems about spousal abuse. Here she rea

McDougall, Jo (November 13, 1987)

Jo McDougall - Even though she didn’t begin to write in earnest until her children were grown,

Perera (March 6, 1987)

Padma Perera - Originally from India, Perera reads from her poetry and prose, including the book BIR

Pettit (November 18, 1988)

Michael Pettit - Pettit talks about his writing and reads poems from CARDINAL POINTS.

Ray D 3 (April 5, 1987)

David Ray - Ray reads from SAM'S BOOK, which is dedicated to the memory of Ray's son, Samuel Cyrus D

Rhodes II (May 22, 1987)

Richard Rhodes - Rhodes reads from and discusses his book THE MAKING OF THE ATOMIC BOMB, which won t

Robison (September 18, 1987)

James Robison - This frequent contributor to THE NEW YORKER reads "Envy," a piece from RUMOR AND OTH

Scary Poems (October 23, 1987)

Scary Poems Scary Poems - Celebrate Halloween with America's most frightening poems written by a var

Simpson M (January 15, 1988)

Mona Simpson - Simpson reads from ANYWHERE BUT HERE, her acclaimed first novel, and discusses why he

Stanford (September 4, 1985)

Ann Stanford - The California poet was recorded in a live reading of her nature poems, as well as po

Stern D (November 27, 1987)

Daniel Stern - Stern is the author of 10 books, including his well-known 1968 novel, THE SUICIDE ACA

Sze, Arthur (March 13, 1987)

Arthur Sze - Arthur Sze is a second-generation Chinese-American poet. In this program, he reads from

Updike I (April 24, 1987)

John Updike - On both programs, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of the four "Rabbit" novels reads

Updike II (September 25, 1987)

John Updike - On both programs, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of the four "Rabbit" novels reads

Viereck (June 12, 1987)

Peter Viereck - Viereck won the Pulitzer Prize in poetry in 1949 for TERROR AND DECORUM. Here he rea

Waldman, Anne (September 28, 1989)

Anne Waldman - Anne Waldman, one of the few women to rise to prominence among the Beats, reads poems

Woods (January 16, 1987)

John Woods - Woods is a Michigan poet and author of many books of poetry. On this recording, he read

Maxine Kumin: Past American Voice (February 28, 2014)

ng interviews from 1980, 1987, and 2002, as well as excerpts from a 2002 live reading, featurin

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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.