The twelfth Wisconsin Book Festival is coming up this month. For the first time, the festival is the purview of the Madison Public Library, who inherited it from the Wisconsin Humanities Council. Over four days from October 17th through the 20th, the festival will host more than 50 events incorporating literature, film, art, and performance. […]
A program will be held in early June to celebrate the legacy and life of the artist, musician, and poet Spencer Bell. Spencer lost his life to adrenal cancer at the age of 20. His family, friends, and fans will come together the second weekend in June to commemorate his legacy and to raise awareness […]
This week Taylor Scott, an undergraduate and First Wave poetry scholar at UW Madison, called in to the vox popline and left a poem message. Listen to Scott’s poem at the bottom of the page.
On Monday, November 12, our host Linda Jameson spoke with Madison poet and co-producer Norma Gay Prewett (Gay Davidson-Zielske) about her poetry and the process of writing poetry. She speaks about internal rhyming, the nuances of elements used in poetry, and the interaction of feeling with rhyming to produce poetry. Norma explains that when beginning […]