“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 […]
Celebrate May Day, the workers holiday right here on WORT 89.9FM. Savage Class War Radio broadcasts their 135th Annual May Day Workers Festival. Tune in for stories about how to organize and win at your job. And we feature a selection of revolting music and poetry to fame the flames of discontent. Monday, April 26th […]
Ak Cola reads from his debut book New World Hubris. Featuring music by Justin Urness and his band the Wurst.
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, […]
Eighty-five-year-old Barbara Lozowski reads poems she’s written about knitted afghans, growing old, and a circle of trees in the Upper Peninsula. Recorded in Kentucky in 2018. This is a personal story from my grandma, Barbara Lozowski. We call her Ama. She just turned 88, and she has a collection of poems she’s written in spiral […]
Join us for a reading celebrating Black History Month, featuring poets Brittany Rogers, Lauren Russell, Nicholas Nichols, and Ayokunle Falomo. The reading will be followed by a brief Q&A with the poets. This event will be streamed live on our YouTube channel and on our Facebook page. Readers: AYOKUNLE FALOMO Ayokunle Falomo is Nigerian, American, […]