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Smarty Pants

Medieval Madams

Medieval Madams

Eleanor Janega on the overlooked lives of ordinary women

Stephanie Bastek

The Sensual Sargent

The Sensual Sargent

Paul Fisher on the restless life of an American great

Stephanie Bastek

Lost in Smog

Lost in Smog

Darren Byler on translating the fiction of Uyghur writer Perhat Tursun

Stephanie Bastek

Santa’s Slay Bells

Santa’s Slay Bells

Kier-La Janisse on holiday slashers and other ghost tales for Christmas

Stephanie Bastek

By Land and By Sea

By Land and By Sea

Dorthe Nors brings us to the North Sea Coast

Stephanie Bastek

Girl Troubles

Girl Troubles

Michelle Gallen talks about her new novel, Ireland in the 1990s, and finding your way in a bombed-out town

Stephanie Bastek

The Forgotten Radical

The Forgotten Radical

Lydia Moland on the children’s writer who had a change of heart

Stephanie Bastek

Roughing It

Roughing It

Ted Conover on life off-grid

Stephanie Bastek

The Abortion Underground

The Abortion Underground

Laura Kaplan on the vital work of Jane

Stephanie Bastek

Tulsa 2022

Tulsa 2022

RJ Young on the commemoration—and commercialization—of the massacre’s centenary

Stephanie Bastek

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Read me a Poem

“Postscript” by Seamus Heaney

“Postscript” by Seamus Heaney

Poems read aloud, beautifully

Amanda Holmes

“The Patience of Ordinary Things” by Pat Schneider

“The Patience of Ordinary Things” by Pat Schneider

Poems read aloud, beautifully

Amanda Holmes

“The Illiterate” by William Meredith

“The Illiterate” by William Meredith

Poems read aloud, beautifully

Amanda Holmes

“The Fig Tree” by Lasse Söderberg

“The Fig Tree” by Lasse Söderberg

Poems read aloud, beautifully

Amanda Holmes

“I cannot live with You” by Emily Dickinson

“I cannot live with You” by Emily Dickinson

Poems read aloud, beautifully

Amanda Holmes

“Having a Coke with You” by Frank O’Hara

“Having a Coke with You” by Frank O’Hara

Poems read aloud, beautifully

Amanda Holmes

“I Have So Often Dreamed of You” by Robert Desnos

“I Have So Often Dreamed of You” by Robert Desnos

Poems read aloud, beautifully

Amanda Holmes

“what the mirror said” by Lucille Clifton

“what the mirror said” by Lucille Clifton

Poems read aloud, beautifully

Amanda Holmes

“The Sadness of Clothes” by Emily Fragos

“The Sadness of Clothes” by Emily Fragos

Poems read aloud, beautifully

Amanda Holmes

“We Lived Happily During the War” by Ilya Kaminsky

“We Lived Happily During the War” by Ilya Kaminsky

Poems read aloud, beautifully

Amanda Holmes

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