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.
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!
Madison poet Jeri McCormick reads on St. Patrick’s Day, commemorating the historical famine era in Ireland. Her book, Marrowbone of Memory draws on stories passed down from survivors and collected in Irish archives.