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Catalog Number: 20050413

As part of National Poetry Month, this program features three winners of the New Letters poetry prize reading their award-winning pieces: Ellen Bass, an accomplished poet and creative writing teacher from Santa Cruz, California; Donald Junkins, who is the poetry editor for the North Dakota Quarterly, reads five poems about New South Wales Australia; and Christopher Bursk, who works as a volunteer in the corrections system and teaches at Bucks County Community College in Pennsylvania.

| Interview Year: 2005 | Genre: Poetry |

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New Letters on the Air Archive Audio on The Paris Review Podcast

The Paris Review’s podcast for Wed., Jan. 31, 2018, will feature John Ashbery reading his poem “Soonest Mended,” from a 1986 New Letters on the Air program. More information and links to The Paris Review Podcast here.

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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.