“I want to make space for people who feel like they don’t fit the mold—and by that I mean all of us, at some point. The good truth is that we get to own all of ourselves.” These are the words of local poet R.B. Simon, who joins Wednesday host Ali Muldrow for today’s final […]
Continuing her National Poetry Month series for April, today Ali Muldrow gets to have the very best kind of book club with poet Jasmine Mans about her latest collection, Black Girl, Call Home, which some readers have called “the Black Girl Bible.” They have a rich conversation about the power of poetry to mimic memory, […]
Many Black writers in Wisconsin have what Ali Muldrow calls “an unrequited love story” with their home state. Today, Ali spends the hour with Dasha Kelly, the first Black woman to be named Wisconsin Poet Laureate, to celebrate the personal and political power of poetry and hear some live readings of Dasha’s work. Dasha Kelly […]
Poetry is many things to many people. It can be a rallying cry or a soothing balm in times of crisis—and in 2020, we could use plenty of both. Today, Wednesday host Ali Muldrow discusses the radical possibilities of art and poetry with Xandria Phillips, author of the new collection HULL. Among other things, they […]
A one-hour spoken word program featuring Nathan J. Reid’s original work, which will be shared in both a live and pre-recorded capacity.
This is a one-hour spoken word program featuring Nathan J. Reid’s original work, which he shares in both a live and pre-recorded capacity. There’s also a wonderful rendition of “The Raven” by Edgar Allen Poe to honor Halloween.