Search Results: 1980


Bell C I (April 14, 1980)

Charles Bell - Bell reads poems from DELTA RETURN, based on his childhood in the South.

Bell C II (May 12, 1980)

Charles Bell - Bell reads from a group of poems entitled The FIVE-CHAMBERED HEART and from his book

Bell M I (January 16, 1981)

Marvin Bell - Bell reads a selection of his poems including "The Self and the Mulberry Tree" and "St

Colter (December 22, 1980)

Cyrus Colter - The African-American novelist and short story writer reads the story "A Chance Meetin

Dana (October 5, 1980)

Robert Dana - Dana reads selections from three of his poetry collections: IN A FUGITIVE SEASON, SOME

Dunn I (November 24, 1980)

Stephen Dunn - Both Programs I & II include readings from Dunn's books of poetry and an intervie

Gildner II (January 21, 1980)

Gary Gildner - Gildner reads "Letters From Vicksburg," a sequence of sonnets based on letters writte

Harper I (October 17, 1980)

Michael Harper - Much of Harper's poetry concerns jazz musicians. Here he reads from IMAGES OF KIN:

Holden (November 26, 1980)

Jonathan Holden - Holden reads from his award-winning book DESIGN FOR A HOUSE.

Hollo (January 7, 1980)

Anselm Hollo - Hollo has published numerous volumes of translations of poetry. His own books of poem

Howell (October 30, 1981)

Christopher Howell - Howell, author of WHY SHOULDN'T I and THE CRIME OF LUCK, reads poems about his

Hugo I (April 20, 1980)

Richard Hugo - In this program, Hugo reads poems from WHITE CENTER.

Justice I (October 26, 1980)

ald Justice - Justice won the 1980 Pulitzer Prize for SELECTED POEMS. On this program, he reads odes

Kumin, Maxine (September 22, 1980)

Maxine Kumin - Maxine Kumin reads poems from Up Country, for which she won the 1973 Pulitzer Prize i

MacDonald (November 3, 1980)

Cynthia MacDonald - A former opera singer, MacDonald reads poems from her books WHOLES and TRANSPLAN

Oliphant (April 28, 1980)

Dave Oliphant - Oliphant, a Texas poet, reads from LINES AND MOUNDS and FOOTPRINTS: POEMS 1961-1978.

Olson E (July 13, 1980)

Elder Olson - This poet and critic reads from OLSON'S PENNY ARCADE and his COLLECTED POEMS.

Olson T I (March 10, 1980)

Toby Olson - Philadelphia poet Toby Olson's books include VECTORS, CITY, and a novel, THE LIFE OF JE

Ray J I (May 29, 1980)

Judy Ray - Judy Ray, a co-founder of NEW LETTERS ON THE AIR, reads from PEBBLE RINGS, which recalls

Rhodes I (February 25, 1980)

Richard Rhodes - Rhodes reads excerpts from his books THE UNGODLY, HOLY SECRETS, and THE LAST SAFARI

Scott-Fleming (February 1, 1980)

Sonia Scott-Fleming - Scott-Fleming, a British author, reads two stories, "Word Groups" and "Statues

Tate, James (December 25, 1981)

James Tate - Highly acclaimed for his work, James Tate won the Yale Series of Younger Poets Award fo

Taylor, Peter (August 13, 1993)

Peter Taylor - Peter Taylor won the 1987 Pulitzer Prize in fiction for his novel, A Summons to

Taylor, Peter (November 3, 1980)

Peter Taylor - Peter Taylor, winner of both the Pulitzer Prize and the PEN/Malamud Award has written

Tolson, Melvin B. (June 4, 1982)

Melvin B. Tolson - Robert M. Farnsworth discusses the influence of the writer and educator Melvin B.

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

ncluding interviews from 1980, 1987, and 2002, as well as excerpts from a 2002 live reading, fe

Kumin, Maxine (August 21, 2002)

Maxine Kumin as we revisit a 1980 interview as part of this special U.S. Poet Laureate series.

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New Letters Summer 2018 Poetry Series

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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.