Madison Reads Leopold is a community read-aloud celebrating the life and legacy of Aldo Leopold. The event features a diverse lineup of public figures and community members sharing Leopold’s eloquence and wisdom from “A Sand County Almanac” and other works. The Arboretum will host the 13th-annual free public reading on March 3, 2018, in the […]
Chloe Benjamin’s first novel, 2014’s The Anatomy Of Dreams, crafted while Benjamin attended graduate school at UW-Madison, focused on a trio of people who devote their lives to understanding lucid dreaming. The novel twists and turns into a struggle around questionable ethics, subconsciousness, and asks how well its characters know themselves. Benjamin, still based in […]
Derrick Austin‘s poetry has an ability to quickly and quietly transport the reader to a serene place. His work pulls from history, religion, and mythology, while at the same time using imagery that reflects contemporary figures and pop culture. What makes his debut collection, 2016’s Trouble The Water, so attractive and enchanting is its scope. […]
This group of writers has no formal name but has been meeting regularly to review and edit each other’s work for years. They’ve taken to calling themselves the Thursday Morning Writers Group for the Access Hour radio events they schedule once a year. Everyone in the writers group definitely likes to read their material on the […]
Shiloh Jaxen hosts a broadcast of a reading of part of the Rudolph Steiner lecture called “The Influence of Spiritual Beings on Man,” in particular Chapter 8 on “elemental beings.” (It would be interesting to have the whole lecture series broadcast, but that would take about 8 hours.)
Music and words, mainly prose or poetry read aloud in a recorded jazz, folk, and international music milieu.