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).
Rusty Russell interviews Judyth Hill about her poetry writing and teaching.
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.
Lynn Shoemaker does very short fiction. “We could call it Twitter fiction too if we wanted to.”
Author and poet Lisa Marie Brodsky talks about her new book, Motherlung, with Marilyn L. Taylor on Radio Literature 7/17/14.
Rusty Russel interviews Joseph Dispenza, author of the literary non-fiction memoir Older Man Younger Man: A Love Story.