Search Results: 1990


Adams (October 5, 1990)

Alice Adams - The best-selling author of SUPERIOR WOMEN, Adams reads the title story from her collec

Arias (January 18, 1991)

Arturo Arias - A prominent Central American writer, Arias helped write the screenplay for the movie

Bakken (October 19, 1990)

Dick Bakken - Bakken is primarily known as a performance poet and a tireless organizer of poetry fes

Beasley Jr., Conger (March 16, 1990)

Conger Beasley Jr. - In environmental essays, novels, and short stories, Conger Beasley Jr. has prov

Behn (May 11, 1990)

Robin Behn - Behn talks about the sometimes painful nature of her work, about illness and hope, and

Boissiere (April 27, 1990)

Robert Boissiere - In 1983, Boissiere began writing about his experiences living with the Hopi India

Cassill (May 18, 1990)


Conroy II (March 30, 1990)

Jack Conroy - A tribute to the proletarian writer and novelist who, as the 1930s editor of literary

Dor (June 8, 1990)

Moshe Dor - Dor is an Israeli poet who has won Israel's equivalent of the Pulitzer Prize, the Bialik

Early (February 23, 1990)

Gerald Early - Early, a professor of English at Washington University in St. Louis, has written exte

Gass, William (July 3, 1995)

William Gass - A professor of philosophy, William Gass has written fiction and criticism. He is an a

Gernes (June 16, 1990)

Sonia Gernes - A former nun, Gernes is now a feminist whose poems are largely about women and their

Gomringer (September 28, 1990)

Eugen Gomringer - Eugen Gomringer, considered the father of concrete poetry, talks about his fascina

Gordon (January 5, 1990)

Mary Gordon - The writer reads from her highly acclaimed fourth novel, THE OTHER SIDE, and talks abo

Graham (March 9, 1990)

Jorie Graham - Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Jorie Graham spent most of her early life in Italy. Here

Harteis (January 19, 1990)

Richard Harteis - What happens when an overweight, middle-aged man decides to run in the New York ma

Hausman (March 2, 1990)

Herald Hausman - Hausman is the author of books of poetry and fiction that recount the difficulties

Hillerman (June 1, 1990)

Tony Hillerman - Hillerman's literary mystery novels about two Navajo detectives have been best sell

Hogan (April 6, 1990)

Linda Hogan - Hogan's book of poems SEEING THROUGH THE SUN won an American Book Award from the Befor

Kennedy, Thomas E. (July 24, 1995)

Thomas E. Kennedy - Thomas E. Kennedy, an American who lives in Denmark, is the author of novels and

Larsen (November 9, 1990)

Wendy Larsen - A Vietnam War vet and a teacher in Saigon during 1970-71, Larsen co-wrote, with Vietn

Lee I (December 7, 1990)

Y IN WHICH I LOVE YOU was the 1990 Lamont Poetry selection. Here Lee reads from the work and recall

Lim (November 30, 1990)

Catherine Lim - In her home of Singapore, Catherine Lim is a best-selling author. Written in Englis

Littlebird, Larry (April 20, 1990)

Larry Littlebird - A Plains Native American, Larry Littlebird starred in the film adaptation of N. S

Lopez, Barry (June 26, 1992)

Barry Lopez - The best-selling author of Artic Dreams and Of Wolves and Men, Barry Lopez speaks

Matthews J (January 26, 1990)

Jack Matthews - Reviewers for THE NEW YORK TIMES have raved about Jack Matthews. With more than a d

Nemerov II (May 4, 1990)

Howard Nemerov - This program is a studio recording in which Nemerov reads from WAR STORIES. He rec

O'Connor (December 28, 1990)

Sheila O'Connor - O'Connor reads from TOKENS OF GRACE, her first novel.

Paley I (January 4, 1991)

Grace Paley - One of the best-loved short fiction writers of our time talks about how her writing wa

Parini (September 21, 1990)

Jay Parini - Parini reads from THE LAST STATION, his novel about the last year of Leo Tolstoy's life

Ramke (March 23, 1990)

Bin Ramke - Ramke won the Yale Younger Poets Award for THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN NIGHT AND DAY, his fir

Revell (November 2, 1990)

Donald Revell - Revell's work has been called "constantly exciting\" by one critic and "stunning and

Russo A (February 9, 1990)

Albert Russo - Russo writes in both English and French. He reads from his novel MIXED BLOOD, which

Simic II (November 23, 1990)

Charles Simic - Simic, whose work is often described as "surrealistic,\" reads from his Pulitzer Pri

Troupe I (February 2, 1990)

Quincy Troupe - Born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri, Troupe's poetry reflects his African-America

Walcott (December 14, 1990)

Derek Walcott - This 1992 Nobel Laureate has long been the leading exponent of the written culture o

Conger Beasley: Past American Voice (August 18, 2017)

rom two archive interviews in 1990 and 1996, as well as some never-before aired segments, as he read

Waters, Frank (July 12, 1991)

Frank Waters - Perhaps the greatest of southwestern writers, Frank Waters has been nominated twice f

Wilbur, Richard (August 9, 1991)

Richard Wilbur - Richard Wilbur, the former Poet Laureate of the United States, reads from his 

Wolff G (September 14, 1990)

Geoffrey Wolff - The author of THE DUKE OF DECEPTION reads from his novel THE FINAL CLUB, which is s

Richard Wilbur: Past American Voice (September 28, 2018)

Medal and many more. In this 1990 archive recording, he reads from his Pulitzer Prize-winning

Kansas City Literary Events

Maryfrances Wagner & Robert Stewart

Tuesday, August 21, 2018
Overland Park, Kan.


New Letters Summer 2018 Poetry Series

Follow our new series of poems about children, each day or two through July. Begin reading here. 


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.