Kelly Writers House Podcasts


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  1. Raphael Rubinstein [info]
  2. Live at the Writers House [info]
  3. Greg Manning's writing about 9/11 [info]
  4. Judith Rodin [info]
  5. Dennis Barone [info]
  6. Rothstein oral poetry event [info]
  7. The Mind of Winter [info]
  8. Djanikian's poems on the Armenian genocide & after [info 1 2]
  9. Jamaica Kincaid [info]
  10. David DeLaura memorial [info]
  11. Book ideas for the holidays [info]
  12. Geoffrey Hartman on holocaust testimonies [info]
  13. Wideman back at Penn [info]
  14. Finding the Words after 9/11 [info]
  15. Bill Owen, Bill Williams, & the garden [info]
  16. Alan Light on The Beastie Boys [info]
  17. Helen Davies sings about leprosy [info]
  18. Book suggestions for the holidays, 2008
  19. Jamie-Lee Josselyn's memoir of her mother
  20. E. L. Doctorow [info]
  21. Grace Paley [info]
  22. autumn comes to the Writers House
  23. Robert Coover [info]
  24. 7-Up on trash [info]
  25. Roger Angell [info]
  26. Walter Bernstein [info]
  27. Nick Spitzer & the vernacular avant-garde [info]
  28. digerati at the Writers House in 1999 [info]
  29. "hubcore" - an open-mic night for the KWH planning committee [info]
  30. a J.C. Hallman short story [info]
  31. the Kanye West-fest [info]
  32. getting medieval [info]
  33. writing about television [info]
  34. new media journalism [info]
  35. radio host/producer Benjamen Walker [info]
  36. Francie Shaw, artist's talk on the occasion of her exhibit [info]
  37. an introduction to the RealArts internship program [info: 1, 2]
  38. sportswriter Bob Ford [info]
  39. sex in journalism [info]
  40. Buzz Bissinger in conversation [info]
  41. Rachel Fershleiser, Maris Kreizman, and Arielle Brousse discuss the Bookternet [info]
  42. Interview with Ella Browning
  43. Interview with Jennifer Yu
  44. Interview with Adam Dickinson


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