The Poem of the Week, with Rusty Russell reading his poem “Idiot Savant.”
… and if you’re of a more literary bent, the Wisconsin Book Festival is also upon us. They’re featuring spoken word poetry from First Wave. Willy Ney, Executive Director of the UW Office of Multicultural Arts Initiative joined the Monday Buzz on October 13.
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.
Lynn Shoemaker reads poems from “The Book of Lost Things,” by Patrick Moran, on Radio Literature.