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The Word Wide World Radio Network (W.W.R.N) hosts several awesome online radio programs on poetry and writing, which feature interviews with authors, reviews of new and forthcoming books, discussions on the process and craft of writing, publication, new media and much, much more! The following shows are part of The Moe Green Poetry Discussion (hosted by Rafael Alvarado, Melissa F Alvarado, Brett Candace and Tracy Darling), The Nebraska Girl Lit Hour ( hosted By Melissa F. Alvarado )The Blood-Jet Writing Hour (hosted by Rachelle Cruz), W.W.R.N: Word Ballast (hosted by Billy Burgos), The Reading is Poetry Review (hosted by A.K. Toney), Writers' Sanctuary (hosted by Kim McMillion), OnWord (hosted by S.A. Griffin), Writing on Demand (hosted by Mende Smith), Word Rule (hosted by Carlye Archibeque),An Affirmining Flame (Jessica Houston ) Bougie Girl (hosted by Alaina), The Razors Edge (hosted by A. Razor), Unpublished (hosted by Rafael Alvarado and Tracy Darling), Between the Sheets (hosted by Stacey Mangiaracina),SpokenHeard (hosted by Susan Dobbe Chase), and more. Thanks for tuning in!

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Join Richard Modiano as he talks to Gary Phillips about several of his new books Son of a mechanic and a librarian, South Central L.A. native Gary Phillips draws on his experiences ranging from community activist, labor organizer to... more

Where Verse Becomes A Learning Lesson" Join Hip Hop Jazz Poet A. K. Toney Host of The Reading Is Poetry Review as he reads and listens to special poems in Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Life.

Paulie Lipman slid screaming into this reality on September 24th, 1975 and hasn't shut up since. After an, let's say, auspicious academic career, his resume has included positions such as: Bartender, Bouncer, Traveling Ren Faire... more

JOSEPH MATTSON is the author of the story collection Eat Hell and the novel Empty the Sun (A Barnacle Book), which was a finalist for the 2010 SCIBA Fiction Award. He lives in Los Angeles. Join Melissa F Alvardo as she ta Jos eph... more

Join Rafael F J Alvarado as he talks to Derrick Weston Brown Derrick Weston Brown holds an MFA in creative writing, from American University. He has studied poetry under Dr. Tony Medina at Howard University and Cornelius Eady at... more

Join Rafael F J Alvarado as he talks Rebecca Howell about Hagar Before the Occupation, Hagar After the Occupation Rebecca Gayle Howell's poems and translations appear in such publications as Ninth Letter, Ecotone, 32 Poems,... more

Join Richard Modiano as he discusses Rebel Voices with Daniel Gross Rebel Voices is by far the biggest and best source on IWW history, fiction, songs, art, and lore. As well as the full text and illustrations, it includes an introduction by... more

Join Melissa F. Alvarado as she talks to Lisa Sandlin bout her new book poetry what makes the sky bend Lisa Sandlin was born in the Gulf Coast oil town of Beaumont, Texas, graduated from Rice University in Houston, and earned a... more

Join Billy Burgos as he talks Rishma Dunlop bout her book of poetry Bio Rishma Dunlop is an award winning Canadian poet, playwright, essayist, and translator. She is the author of five books of poetry: Lover Through Departure: New and... more

What is "Talk Story"? Tune in on Friday December 16, 2011 from 12:30-1:30PM, and find out what it means to "Talk Story" with Julia Carmen. Julia was born with a gift of a Curadora de Alma (Healer of the Soul). She will share with you the... more