Poet, author, and editor Oscar Mireles has been a cultural mainstay of the Madison area for years, focusing his time on education, the arts, and community.
Before the age of the internet, musicians and artists had to fight tooth and nail to get their work noticed. This ethos manifested itself in the punk and DIY movements, anticipating the eventual rise (and perhaps fall) of indie rock.
How can Stonewall be explained to young adults? How did a raid of the Stonewall Inn become a catalyst that triggered an explosive demand for gay rights? Listen to this edition of A Public Affair to find out more!
Giant lake sturgeon that swallowed an elk, ghosts and John Muir’s handcrafted locks. They’re all in a reissue of the WPA 1937 collection of Wisconsin folklore. The Monday Buzz talks with editor Jim Zimm.
Have you heard of poet, editor, essayist and translator Martin Espada? Have you read his work? Did you know that he has published more than 15 books? Check out this edition of A Public Affair to find out more about him and his work!
Ann Bausum is an author who writes books for young people that help them discover the drama and significance of stories from history that may barely be presented in their textbooks. Check out this edition of A Public Affair to find out more!