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Maya Angelou – Just Give Me a Cool Drink of Water ‘fore I Diiie

Late Night Love Affair, hosted by Sarah Marshall and Candace Opper This month, Candace and Sarah discuss Maya Angelou’s Just Give Me a Cool Drink of Water ‘fore I Diiie. Topics of conversation include: how poetry intimidates us, Dirty Dancing, the need for white space, Gone With The Wind, writers accepting they are people, AC/DC,

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July 24, 2014

The magnitude and quality of grief: In conversation with April Naoko Heck

April Naoko Heck’s A Nuclear Family travels from the nuclear blast of Hiroshima to the life of its speaker in America decades later, but in spite of the distance in both space and time between the events, they never feel unconnected. Through images, Heck reminds us of the utter chaos of war in the most

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June 2, 2014

Lee Briccetti – Poets House

Late Night Conversation, hosted by Kristin Maffei Tonight, Kristin talks to Lee Briccetti, the executive director of Poets House. Poets House is a 60,000-volume poetry library and literary center on the banks of the Hudson River in Battery Park City, Manhattan. The library was founded in 1985 by the late U.S. Poet Laureate Stanley Kunitz

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May 27, 2014

Annie Lighthart and Kasey Jueds

Late Night Conversation, hosted by Candace Opper. This week we we’re featuring a special episode that spotlights a new reading series at Glyph Café and Arts Space in Portland. Glyph’s mission is to provide a crossroads where Portland’s diverse visual and literary arts communities can gather to share ideas and projects. Their poetry and art pairings

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April 15, 2014

Leah Umansky – Don Dreams and I Dream

Late Night New York, hosted by Emily Yoon This month we feature Leah Umansky, author of the poetry chapbook, Don Dreams and I Dream, and a full-length collection, Domestic Uncertainties. Late Night New York is the fruit of our collaborations with the Franklin Park Reading Series in Brooklyn, New York. Listen here… Subscribe on iTunes Listen at Stitcher

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April 10, 2014

Rookie Report

Felix winces as he twists his back from side to side. “Even with the drawers out, this thing’s heavy as a moose carcass. About as much fun to move as one, too.” “Don’t be insulting my furnishings. My grandfather made this, back when furniture and everything else was built to last.” Felix shakes his head

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February 28, 2014

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