Podcasts

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Josh Ritter

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Singer/Songwriter and Author

Indie singer Josh Ritter talks about writing, composing, and performing. [27:58]

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Margot Livesey

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NEA Literature Fellow

Author Margot Livesey discusses The Flight of Gemma Hardy -- her reimagining of Jane Eyre. [32:40]

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John Collins

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Founder/Director Elevator Repair Service

Backstage with the director of Gatz, a play that takes as its text F. Scott Fitzgerald's classic of and about the Jazz Age. [36:04]

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Christopher Paul Curtis

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Author

Christopher Paul Curtis talks about making history real for young readers. [34:01]

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Richard Currey

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Author, Veteran

A writer and Vietnam Veteran discusses Tim O'Brien's The Things They Carried. [28:31]

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Ron Capps

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Author, Veteran, Operation Homecoming Writing Instructor

Ron Capps helps returning service members write their way home. [27:06]

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Dean Bakopoulos

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NEA Literature Fellow

Dean Bakopoulos discusses his first novel about fathers and sons in middle America's working class. [30:40]

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Natalie Merchant

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Singer/Songwriter

Natalie Merchant discusses her love of poetry.[24:27]

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Maxine Hong Kingston

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Author and 2013 National Medal of Arts recipient

Maxine Hong Kingston discusses her path-breaking books. [22:55]

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Claudia Rankine

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Poet, Playwright

Claudia Rankine discusses her play The Provenance of Beauty: A South Bronx Travelogue. [26:03]

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