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2009 Review (December 25, 2009)

2009 Review - In this special anthology of excerpts from previous programs, we look back at 2009 th

Alexie, Sherman (September 24, 2003)

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

Amichai, Yehuda (September 12, 2001)

Yehuda Amichai - In honor of the Jewish holidays, a public poetry reading by Israel’s most imp

Baraka, Amiri (February 12, 1988)

Amiri Baraka - Amiri Baraka (formerly LeRoi Jones) is a poet, playwright, and essayist, whose 1960s

Baraka, Amiri (February 14, 2001)

Amiri Baraka - Prominent poet and playwright, Amiri Baraka (formerly known as LeRoi Jones) has been

Cooper, J. California (February 15, 1991)

J. California Cooper - The playwright and fiction writer J. California Cooper reads from Family

Di Blasi, Debra (May 10, 2000)

Debra Di Blasi - A screenwriter, fiction writer and poet, Debra Di Blasi’s work has been calle

Dobyns (April 18, 1986)

Stephen Dobyns - Poet, novelist, and screenwriter Stephen Dobyns reads poems from his collection CEM

Epiphanies: Why They Wield the Pen (January 7, 2007)

Epiphanies: Why They Wield the Pen - Ten writers talk about what prompted them to begin writing in t

Garrett (November 11, 1988)

George Garrett - Garrett is the author of dozens of books of poems, stories, and nonfiction, as well

Packard, William (May 20, 1983)

William Packard - William Packard, a poet, playwright, novelist, and founding editor of New York Qua

Parks, Suzan-Lori (November 16, 2005)

Suzan-Lori Parks - In the first half of this two-part interview, the first African-American woman to

Parks, Suzan-Lori (August 1, 2008)

Suzan-Lori Parks - As part of our Authors in the Movies Series we revisit this 2004 interview with P

Reed, Ishmael (February 20, 2002)

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

Sanchez, Sonia (March 23, 2012)

Sonia Sanchez - One of the most important writers of the Black Arts Movement and author of more than

Schevill (June 1, 1984)

James Schevill - Schevill, who writes poetry, fiction, and plays, reads from THE AMERICAN FANTASIES:

Skarmeta (November 25, 1988)

Antonio Skarmeta - A Chilean writer living in exile in Berlin, Skarmeta writes novels and screenplay

Akhtar, Ayad (April 26, 2013)

Ayad Akhtar - Born to Pakistani parents in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Ayad Akhtar grew up in a secular ho

Parks, Suzan-Lori (March 2, 2005)

Suzan-Lori Parks - In this second half of an interview with Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, novel

Amiri Baraka: Past American Voice (January 17, 2014)

Amiri Baraka: Past American Voice - In this compilation of archive interviews from 1988 and 1996 alo

Sanchez, Sonia (February 7, 2014)

Sonia Sanchez - February 2014 marks the release of the book adaptation of the documentary, The Black

Baraka, Amiri (July 16, 2003)

Amiri Baraka - In this special celebration of Poet Laureates, we revisit this 1996 interview with pr

Burroway, Janet (June 20, 2014)

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

Understanding Others: Transformative Writers (November 28, 2014)

Understanding Others: Transformative Writers - This show features excerpts from six of our 2013 prog

Browder, Catherine (July 31, 2015)

Catherine Browder - Describing herself as a latecomer to writing, author Catherine Browder discusses

Smith, Anna Deavere (November 25, 2016)

Anna Deavere Smith - An Obie Award-winning playwright, MacArthur fellow, and 2015 NEH Jefferson Lect

In the Beginning (January 1, 2016)

In the Beginning - New Letters on the Air explores the spark that ignites writers' imaginations. Pul

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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.