Fabu Phillis Carter professionally known as Fabu, a Madison Poet Laureate is an inspiration for people of all ages. She is interviewed by Melvin Hinton on Radio Literature.
Melvin Hinton interviews Doug Moe author of the books Lords of the Ring: The Triumph and Tragedy of College Boxing’s Greatest Team and The World of Mike Royko and journalist for the Wisconsin State Journal.
Melvin Hinton and Susan host Moises Villavicencio Barras who reads poems from his Book “La Luz de Todos los Tiempos” which translates to “The Light of All Times” The hour consists of Moises reading a poem followed by the translation that is read by Melvin.
Melvin Hinton hosts Lenore McComas Coberly who reads from her book “For I Am Mountain Born”. Lenore McComas Coberly was born in Lincoln County and attended Carnegie Institute of Technology, the University of Pittsburgh and the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Melvin Hinton hosts Roger Brooks who reads excerpts from Douglas J. Wood’s book the “Presidential Intentions”. “The Negro Speaks of Rivers”, “Dreams”, “The Weary Blues” as well as part of “Let America Be America Again” written by Langston Hughes is also read during this hour.
Chris Wagner, longtime librarian at the Goodman branch of the Madison Public Library, speaks with Radio Literature host Melvin Hinton about upcoming events at the library. For more information, visit the library’s website.