Tara Hardy

Posted in Radio Programs on May 14, 2010 by Tim Ayres

May 9, 2010

Founder of Bent, a LGBTIQ writing institute in Seattle, and the daughter of Union Auto Workers, Tara Hardy describers herself as a “working class queer femme poet”. She was named by the city council as Seattle’s Poet Populist and was the Seattle Grand Slam Champion in 2002. Listen

Bent Writing Institute

Hosted by Loreena Boswell

Dr. Dick Stull

Posted in Radio Programs with tags , , on April 27, 2010 by Tim Ayres

April 25, 2010

Known as the Existential Professor, Dr. Dick Stull combines classic literature, sports history and music into a mix he calls Jazz Noir. He is accompanied by longtime collaborator Tim Randles on keyboards for a performance in the KHSU studio. Listen

The Existential Professor

Hosted by Tim Ayres

Poems on The Annunciation and The Muse

Posted in Radio Programs with tags on April 5, 2010 by Tim Ayres

March 28, 2010

John Brugaletta and Rachel Wheeler read and discuss works on the subject of the Annunciation; a Christian celebration of the announcement by the angel Gabriel to Mary that she would become the God-bearer, featuring poems by Denise Levertov, Rainer Maria Rilke, Jane Kenyon and others. Then in part two they review poems on the subject of The Muse, featuring works by William Stafford, Robert Frost, Patricia Hamilton and John Brugaletta.

Listen to Part One – The Annunciation

Listen to Part Two – The Muse

Akili Castlin

Posted in Radio Programs with tags , on March 27, 2010 by Tim Ayres

March 14, 2010

Pelican Bay State Prison inmate Aron “Akili” Castlin’s poems are given a reading in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada on the occasion of his collection being published, titled Who Am Eye: A Spokenword Memoir. Listen

read Ottawa Express coverage

visit Akili Castlin’s blog

Phillip Randell

Posted in Radio Programs with tags , , on January 11, 2010 by Tim Ayres

January 10, 2010

Known as The West Coast Wanderer, Senior Poet Laureate Phil Randell travels the western United States attending open mics and selling his vast collection of chapbooks. He reads from his newer work and shares his tales of life as a poet on the road. Listen

Hosted by Tim Ayres

Celia Homesley

Posted in Radio Programs on December 31, 2009 by Tim Ayres

December 27, 2009

Author of the collection Body of Crimson Leaves, Celia Homesley reads newer poems and discusses her writing. Listen

Body of Crimson Leaves at Amazon.com

Hosted by Rachel Wheeler

Redwood Writing Project

Posted in Radio Programs on December 14, 2009 by Tim Ayres

December 13, 2009

Poetry instructor Dan Levinson brings two students from the Redwood Writing Project to read and discuss their work.
(L-R: Dan Levinson, Katherine and Thomas Tuttle,
Ciara Cheli-Colando.) Listen

Redwood Writing Project

Dan Levinson

Hosted by Tim Ayres