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Welcome to the weekly podcast of the public radio literary program "New Letters on the Air." Listening to "New Letters on the Air" is like eavesdropping on intimate conversations with favorite writers who reveal secrets about their creative methods, read a few favorite passages, and inspire the listener's imagination.
||New Letters On the Air Michael Nava||An attorney for the California Supreme Court by day, Michael Nava is the author of seven novels in the Henry Rios mystery series, six of which won the Lambda Literary Awards for Gay Men's Mystery books. His 2014 novel,�The City of Palaces,�breaks from||1 10 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||New Letters On the Air Marjorie Agosín||The author of the 2015 International Latino Book Award-winning young adult novel, I Lived on Butterfly Hill, Marjorie Agos�n has always felt outside her culture. Born to Chilean parents in Bethesda, Maryland, she was actually raised in Chile until polit||24 9 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||New Letters On the Air Junot Díaz||With nearly a decade between his first collection,�Drown�and his follow-up novel�The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao�that won the Pulitzer Prize in 2008...||17 9 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||New Letters On the Air Nikki Giovanni||With a long writing career that stretches back to the 1960s and the Black Art Movement, Nikki Giovanni has nearly three dozen books of poetry, fiction, essays, memoir, and children's stories with numerous honors, including the American Book Award in 2008||10 9 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||New Letters On the Air Working-Class Poets||The rigors, joys, and difficulties of work are examined through poetry, including the long work "Beauty" by B.H. Fairchild (shown) that was initially in his multi-award winning book The Art of the Lathe and is now in his 2014 book of new and selected work||3 9 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||New Letters On the Air Dave Smith||This conversation with Dave Smith, the author of more than 20 books of poetry, essays, memoir and fiction, is the second half of an interview recorded in late 2014 as part of the Midwest Poets Series. He talks about the importance of elegiac poetry and th||27 8 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||New Letters On the Air Martha Serpas||Growing up in bayou country, the poet Martha Serpas is attached to the landscape and culture of southern Louisiana. Poems about the environment and the endangered Gulf shores permeate her work, including her 2006 collection, The Dirty Side of the Storm, a||20 8 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||New Letters On the Air E.L. Doctorow: Past American Voice||We remember E.L. Doctorow who passed away on July 21, 2015, at the age of 84. The author of three books of short fiction, a stage drama, and twelve novels, including multi-award winners Ragtime�and�Billy Bathgate, Doctorow received many major...||13 8 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||New Letters On the Air Sydney Lea||Vermont Poet Laureate (2011-2015), Sydney Lea is the author of over a dozen books of poetry, essays, and fiction, including three books published in 2013: I Was Thinking of Beauty, A North Country Life: Tales of Woodsmen, Waters, and Wildlife, and ...||6 8 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||New Letters On the Air Catherine Browder||Describing herself as a latecomer to writing, author Catherine Browder discusses her new book, Now We Can All Go Home, which pays tribute to Anton Chekhov and three of his plays, Uncle Vanya, Three Sisters, and The Seagull. In this book, Browder picks up||30 7 2015||Free||View In iTunes|