Public-Radio Program Episodes

Host - Joanna Beth Tweedy

Production Manager - Robert Meyer

To broadcast any Quiddity episode on your public radio station, free of charge—either for special programming or syndication—contact Illinois Public Radio hub station (WUIS) Production Manager, Robert Meyer.

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Episode 8.5

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Features a pair of authors published by Twelve Winters Press, JD Schraffenberger and Rachel Jamison Webster. A longer excerpt of Rachel's interview is availabe in issue 8.1 of Quiddity. Also featured in this episode is poet and 8.1 contributor Charlotte Pence reading a poem "Lemons Are Not Nipples" ...

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Episode 8.4

Features an examination of Abraham Lincoln: the poet.  Joanna Beth Tweedy interviews Dan Guillory, a PhD in American literature from Tulane University.  A native of New Orleans, Guillory is an essayist and poet with eight books, including, The Lincoln Poems (Mayhaven, 2008) and People and Places ...

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Episode 8.3

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Features an interview with poet Jim Moore. In 2012 he received a Guggenheim Fellowship for his book Invisible Strings. His poems have appeared three times in Pushcart Prize Editions as well as in many magazines, including The New Yorker, The Paris Review, and The Kenyon Review. He has also won the ...

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Episode 8.2

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Features a conversation with Poem of The Week founder Andrew McFayden-Ketcham and author Lucy Jane Bledsoe's short story "Thaw" (originally published in Quiddity issue 6.1) . Andrew’s work has appeared in such journals as Glimmer Train, The Missiouri Review, and The Writer’s Chronicle. ...

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New works of poetry and prose from emerging and established writers around the world, plus artwork from Jerry Ingram and interviews with Carlos Matos and National Book Award Finalist, Matt Rasmussen.

Episode 8.1

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Features a review of our seventh broadcasting season featuiring work from issues 7.1 and 7.2 as well as segements from the last year. Included in this episode are excepts from interviews with Matt Rasmussen, Tim Seibles, and Jacob Saenz. We also review our Midwestern Roundtable and the 2014 ...

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Episode 7.12

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Features an interview with poet Tim Seibles. Over the last twenty plus years, Seibles has authored six books of poetry, been the recipient of fellowships from the NEA and The Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center, and has received the PEN Oakland Josaphine Mills Award for Poetry.  A prominent voice ...

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Episode 7.11

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Features writers from the 2014 Pygmalion Literary Fest Lit Crawl, recorded live at The Esquire Lounge in Champaign, IL. Readers in this episode include: Justin Hamm, Ruben Quesada, and Laura Adamczyk. Justin Hamm is the founding editor of the museum of americana and the author of a full-length ...

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Episode 7.10

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Features novelist Eric Shonkwiler and work from Quiddity issue 7.2.  While Eric has lived and worked in every contiguous US time zone, the Ohio native points to the influence of the Midwest in his debut novel  Above All Men (MG Press, 2013). This episode also features work from issue 7.2 ...

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Episode 7.9

Features a conversation with The Pygmalion Literary Festival coordinator Caleb Curtiss about Pygmalion's decade long evolution from a music event to a weekend encompassing an open air vintage and craft marketplace as well as the addition of a literary component. We also speak to novelist Josh Isard ...

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Episode 7.8

Features selections from the Quiddity AudioVault. Since our inception, Quiddity has invited our contributors to share their voices not only on the page, but through the microphone. In this episode, we collect some past favorites including work from Truth Thomas, Gail Jeidy, and Rimas ...

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