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Stone, Bianca (May 12, 2017)

ne Else's Wedding Vows to her 2016 illustrated collection, Poetry Comics from the Book of Hours, and

Young, Al (February 17, 2017)

d in The Best American Poetry 2016. In the first half of our conversation, he discusses how his fami

Terrell, Whitney (June 9, 2017)

Whitney Terrell - Novelist Whitney Terrell talks about his time being embedded with the military in

Herrera, Juan Felipe (April 14, 2017)

English at the Writers Place 2016 Inaugural William H. Hickok Reading Series.  The California-

Native American Poets Visit the Middle East (December 9, 2016)

es. They were recorded at the 2016 Association of Writers and Writing Programs Conference in Los Ang

Mann, Jen (December 23, 2016)

Jen Mann - Kansas blogger Jen Mann talks about her humorous book Spending the Holidays With People I

Jones, Rodney (July 7, 2017)

Rodney Jones - Visiting Kansas City for the Midwest Poets Series, National Book Critics Circle Award

Young, Al (February 24, 2017)

d in The Best American Poetry 2016. The first part of this interview with Al Young is 

The World Is One Place (March 3, 2017)

The World Is One Place - Writers Diane Glancy and Linda Rodriguez discuss co-editing the anthology&n

Ní Dhomhnaill, Nuala (March 10, 2017)

Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill - Though Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill was born in the UK, she was sent to live wi

McDougall, Jo (April 21, 2017)

Jo McDougall - Jo McDougall discusses her two recent books of poetry—The Undiscovered Room and

Hayes, Terrance (August 18, 2017)

to Be Drawn while at the 2016 Hall Center for the Humanities Lecture Series at the University o

Hirsch, Edward (April 28, 2017)

The Best American Poetry 2016. In the first part of this interview, he talks about editing that

Williams, Diane (May 5, 2017)

Diane Williams - Coming of age in the 1960s, Diane Williams struggled to be taken seriously as a wri

Hall, Rachel (August 2, 2017)

Rachel Hall - Published in various anthologies and literary magazines, including New Letters, fictio

Hirsch, Edward (June 16, 2017)

Edward Hirsch - In the second part of this conversation, poet and "MacArthur genius" Edward Hirsch d

Watson, Larry (June 30, 2017)

Larry Watson - While at the Woodneath Library Center, novelist Larry Watson reads from his tenth boo

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Tracy K. Smith has been named the next U.S. Poet Laureate!

Hear poetry from her Pulitzer Prize-winning book, Life on Mars, on the New Letters on the Air half-hour show or a short excerpt on KCUR before she was in Kansas City last year. Find out more about our new ambassador for poetry from NPR.

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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.