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.
Melvin Hinton takes calls from listeners sharing prose and poems on the air.
Melvin Hinton speaks with Cathryn Cofell about the search for a Wisconsin Poet Laureate.
Melvin Hinton reads from Frederick Douglass’ Fourth of July Oration, “What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?” and he discusses The Truth About the Harry Quebert Affair: A Novel, by Joel Dicker, and Lisa Lutz’s “The Last Word.” Norm Stockwell reads “The New Colossus,” a sonnet by American poet Emma Lazarus.
Marilyn L. Taylor, former Wisconsin Poet Laureate (2009, 2010) and newest addition to the Radio Literature collective, joins veteran Radio Literature host, Melvin Hinton. Together they consider irreverence and having fun with form while exploring Marilyn’s academic, professional, and personal influences (mlt-poet.com).