Search Results: 2002


Alexie, Sherman (September 24, 2003)

Sherman Alexie - A Spokane/Coeur d'Alene Indian, Sherman Alexie grew up on the Spokane Indian Reserv

Balaban, John (September 29, 2017)

John Balaban - Discover the stories behind the poetry of John Balaban, who served as a conscientious

Burns, Michael (May 5, 2004)

Michael Burns - Noted Missouri poet Michael Burns draws inspiration from poets William Stafford and

Burroway, Janet (September 17, 2003)

Janet Burroway - Always thoughtful and intelligent, in the second of a two-part interview, Janet Bur

Collins, Billy (March 31, 2004)

is collections, including his 2002 work, Nine Horses.  

Feminist Poets (March 2, 2007)

Feminist Poets - This program pays tribute to some of the feminist poets of the last century who ope

Gildner, Gary (April 28, 2004)

discusses and reads from his 2002 memoir, My Grandfather's Book, in which he searches for informati

Goldbarth, Albert (January 19, 2005)

Albert Goldbarth -  The only poet to twice win the prestigious National Book Critics Circle Awa

Hix, H.L. (May 19, 2004)

H. L. Hix - An award-winning poet and philosopher, H.L. Hix reads from his collections Perfect

Jaffe, Dan (January 27, 2017)

Dan Jaffe - Poet Dan Jaffe, the guest co-editor of a recent issue of New Letters magazine that focus

Reed, Ishmael (February 20, 2002)

Ishmael Reed - The author of numerous books of poetry, plays, essays and fiction, Ishmael Reed conti

After 9/11 (September 11, 2002)

After 9/11 - This theme show examines the value of the written word and the importance of poetr

Richard, Russo (September 10, 2003)

Richard Russo - Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for his epic novel Empire Falls, Richard Russo is the a

Stout, Renee (September 3, 2003)

Renee Stout - Renee Stout, a visual artist who often blends the written word into her work, talks wi

Vando, Gloria (March 19, 2003)

Gloria Vando - Founder of the women’s literary magazine, Helicon Nine, in 1997, Gloria Vando&r

Walker, Rebecca (February 13, 2002)

Rebecca Walker - Rebecca Walker, a child of the Civil Rights Movement,  talks about her book Bl

Wilson, August (February 18, 2004)

August Wilson - August Wilson best captured African-American life in the 20th century in plays

Adrienne Rich: Save America's Treasures Selection (March 1, 2013)

the Air interview and from a 2002 Cockefair Chair presentation at the University of Missouri-Kansas

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

ews from 1980, 1987, and 2002, as well as excerpts from a 2002 live reading, featuring poems fr

Burroway, Janet (June 20, 2014)

Janet Burroway - Renowned poet, novelist, playwright, creative writing teacher and author of the tex

Feminist Poets: Past American Voices (March 15, 2019)

Feminist Poets: Past American Voices - This program pays tribute to the past American voices of femi

August Wilson: Past American Voice (February 3, 2017)

he late August Wilson in this 2002 interview with the playwright who chronicled African-American lif

Trillin, Calvin (October 23, 2002)

Calvin Trillin -

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