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  • 01:00

    March 2017 PSH Live Open Reading

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    An impromptu conversation about self publishing versus small press versus traditional publishing ensued over many callers, plus poems read by poets calling in from Austin, Texas, Sioux St. Marie, Ontario, Canada. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Sacramento, California, Birmingham, Alabama, and Chapel Hill, North Carolino. As always, M.C.'d by Poetry Super Highway's Rick Lupert.

  • 00:35

    Juan Felipe Herrera interview | Tiferet Talk with Gayle Brandeis

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    Tiferet Journal, and our Tiferet Talk Interviews host Gayle Brandeis are most honored and grateful to have the current U.S. Poet Laureate, Juan Felipe Herrera, as our esteemed guest.
    Juan Felipe Herrera is the author of 28 books of poetry, YA novels, and collections for children including: “Half the World in Light: New and Selected Poems" (2008), winner of National Book Critics Circle Award and the International Latino Book Award. His other honors include fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts, two Latino Hall of Fame Poetry Awards, and a PEN / Beyond Margins Award. Elected a Chancellor for the Academy of American Poets in 2011, Herrera served as the Poet Laureate of California from 2012-2015. In 2016, he was awarded the Robert Kirsch Award for lifetime achievement at the 36th L.A. Times Book Prizes. Librarian of Congress James H. Billington appointed Juan Felipe Herrera as the Library’s 21st Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry on June 10, 2015.
    Mr. Felipe Herrera poetry collections include, 187 Reasons Mexicanos Can’t Cross the Border: Undocuments 1971-2007, Half of the World in Light: New and Selected Poems (2008), and Border-Crosser with a Lamborghini Dream (1999).  He has also written several children’s books such as, "The Upside Down Boy," "Calling the Doves" and "Super Cilantro Girl" that have been adapted into a play by the LightBox Theatre Company. “Calling the Doves” won the Ezra Jack Keats Book Award in 1997.
    To find out more about our guest, current U.S. Poet Laureate, Juan Felipe Herrera, please visit: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Juan_Felipe_Herrera

  • 01:09

    Ep 9 Beyond the Word with Suite Franchon: BOOK of POETRY NPM Edition

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    Book of Poetry part 1. Its Ep 9 of Beyond the Word with Suite Franchon and Gumbo for the Soul series author and publisher Beverly Black Johnson joins your host with publishing your best poetry book talk. They're sharing best strategies from content to publishing. Suite Franchon is an author, poet, producer, radio and tv personality. The voice and face of WITNN Wilmington and creator of Peace, Love, Poetry and Soul Opera TV will also share from her debut book Living The Journey!
    OMG, spoken word is popping up everywhere! The Master Griot Project contends this is just the tip of the iceberg. We have not yet seen all that the word can do. Spoken word is moving beyond just public service announcements, slams, and open mics to commercials, creative edutainment campaigns and leveraging the internet of everything to produce new works and galvanize fans.
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    Connect with Suite Franchon FANCLUB FOR UPDATES, TOUR DATES & DISCOUNTS!http://suitefranchon.fanbridge.com  http://suitefranchon.us BEVERLY BLACK JOHNSON about.me/GumbofortheSoul Master Griot / NBBTA Radio www.MasterGriotRadio.com

  • 00:15

    Prayer and Praise

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    Prayers unto God Most HIgh for our communities, people, and nations!  Praise unto God for he answers
    "We always thank God for all of you and continually mention you in our prayers."(1 Thessalonians 1:2)
    "We ought always to thank God for you, brothers and sisters, and rightly so, because your faith is growing more and more, and the love all of you have for one another is increasing."(2 Thessalonians 1:3)
    "Rejoice always, 17 pray continually, 18 give thanks in all circumstances;for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus."(1 Thessalonians 5:16-18

  • 00:30

    SpokenHeard with Omar Holman and Susan Dobbe Chase

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    A Rutgers graduate, Omar Holmon started out doing poetry just to see what he could get away with saying at upscale events. Omar has been featured in Laphroaig Whiskey (commercial), Ted X, Button Poetry, Verses and Flow. His writings can be found in The Legendary, Pank, The Serotonin Factory, Aim for the Head, and The Used Furniture Review, After a lot of years competing in slam poetry, Omar can now usually be found contributing essays on Black Nerd Problems, a website he co-founded with Will Evans. Meaning, whenever you see a nerd talking comics or cartoons, look in their fandom… you’ll see Omar.

  • 01:00

    Performance Poetry, Teaching & Youth

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    March is Poetry Month. We welcome Linda Shockley, president, Lawnside Historical Society to talk about an exciting and historical youth poetry competition named in honor of Jessie Redman Fauset.

  • 00:45

    Panorama Hispano: Edwin Martinez

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    Interview with Edwin Martinez

  • 02:29

    Ink life

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    Come join our first show. My Spoken Word. Ink life

  • 01:00

    Xaael Heru on Sunday HOT Delight

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    ...And we're back! Sunday HOT Delight: The Hip-Hop of Spoken Word & Poetry hosted by Mieasha Stroud, along with the Hotwordz Crewsaders, will be bringing the fire as we retire for the end of the week. Tune in this Sunday from 6:30pm-7:30pm EST to get a little of this and that from poets, spoken word artists, a little Hip-Hop, and a lot of HOTWORDZ!

    Xa'ael Heru is a lyrical Hip-Hop genius artist originating from Brooklyn, NY . Also specializing in metaphysics, he always pays tribute to ancestors of whom's legacy he allows to guide him through the present. Check out his rhymes that range from higher thought to everyday living.

    Tune in this Sunday from 6:30pm-7:30pm EST by calling 347-945-6182 or visiting www.myspace.com/hotwordz. This is also an open mic show, so get on and show us what you got, just keep it clean and keep it HOT....LIKE....THAT! See you on the mic!

  • 00:48

    Spoken word Poetry Open Mic !

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    I invite you to call in and share your work.
    No Theme – No restrictions. 
    New York 7:00 PM EST
    California 4:00 PM PST
    London 5 +
    Rome 6 +
    Melbourne and Sydney 16 +
    Via internet or telephone
    Call in number 1.646.478.5603
     Email: cbravollc@gmail.com

  • 01:01

    Liquid Libations Radio: My Favorite Poets - Episode 3 March 18, 2017

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    Liquid Libations Radio: Nighttime Poetry with Andrea - Episode 3 March 18, 2017 Please join Andrea Weston at 10:00pm EST, as she shares selected poems tonight from some of her favoirte poets and discusses what's new in her world. 
    Please join in the sharing and conversation tonight via telephone line (646) 787-8076 or online at http://tobtr.com/9897211 the chatroom and telephone lines will be open.