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Public Radio: A Great Place to Discover Authors

abstract:Radio stations not only interview authors and keep audio files on their websites, but you can also view Spoken Word events. Check out these two superlative Public Radio Stations: BookWorm & Talking Volumes.

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July 31, 2004
Michael Silverblatt has been called "a national treasure" by Susan Sontag. His author interviews are cherished moments in the careers of celebrated authors as well as emerging ones. He's the host of BookWorm, for KCRW. Check out the latest line-up of talent:

Minnesota Public Radio has a stellar program called Talking Volumes, a collaborative effort between MPR, The Star Tribune and The Loft Literary Center.  A new author is featured live monthly at the Fitszgerald Theater in St. Paul, Min.  The performances are taped with a video feed that, while low quality, still puts a face to the voice for those of us online. Purchasing and reading the book are sure to follow.

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by Paula Shackleton

 

 

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