Melvin Hitlon hosts Marcus Slatten and Roger Brooks whom together recite poems from Langston Hughes, Emily Dickinson among others. Excerpts from Stephen Schottenfeld’s Bluff City Pawn: A novel is also read.
Melvin Hinton hosts Roger Brooks who reads excerpts from Douglas J. Wood’s book the “Presidential Intentions”. “The Negro Speaks of Rivers”, “Dreams”, “The Weary Blues” as well as part of “Let America Be America Again” written by Langston Hughes is also read during this hour.
Chris Wagner, longtime librarian at the Goodman branch of the Madison Public Library, speaks with Radio Literature host Melvin Hinton about upcoming events at the library. For more information, visit the library’s website.
Melvin Hinton chats with Marilyn L. Taylor, Ph.D., former Poet Laureate of the state of Wisconsin (2009 and 2010) and the city of Milwaukee (2004 and 2005). Marilyn is the author of six collections of poetry. Her poems and essays have appeared in many anthologies and journals.
Rhonda Lee interviews poet Robin Chapman, who reads from her collection “One Hundred White Pelicans.”
Marilyn Taylor interviews poet F.J. Bergmann about Madison’s poetry subculture and madpoetry.org. F.J. Bergmann is interested in speculative and science fiction poetry.