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"Word" is a KJZZ original podcast about the literary arts in Arizona and the region.

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"Word" is a KJZZ original podcast about the literary arts in Arizona and the region.

    Word S8:E6 – What does the NEA Big Read program, NaNoWriMo and Linda Ronstadt have in common?

    Word S8:E6 – What does the NEA Big Read program, NaNoWriMo and Linda Ronstadt have in common?

    On this episode of KJZZ's Word, the application window for the National Endowment for the Arts' Big Read grants is open. Plus, National Novel Writing Month, known as NaNoWriMo, is winding down and writers are feverishly trying to finish 50,000 words by Nov. 30.Finally, music icon and one of Arizona’s beloved daughters, Linda Ronstadt, has a new memoir.

    • 24 min
    Word S8:E4 — What do an Old West mystery, a transgender firefighter and NaNoWriMo have in common?

    Word S8:E4 — What do an Old West mystery, a transgender firefighter and NaNoWriMo have in common?

    What do an Old West mystery/fantasy novel, a former transgender firefighter and NaNoWriMo have in common? Find out on this episode of KJZZ's Word. It's a podcast about literature in Arizona and the region.

    • 24 min
    Word S8:E4 — What do outlaws, dysfunctional family outings and a Scottish bookstore have in common?

    Word S8:E4 — What do outlaws, dysfunctional family outings and a Scottish bookstore have in common?

    What do outlaws, dysfunctional family outings and a Scottish bookstore have in common? Find out on this episode of Word. It's a KJZZ podcasted hosted by Tom Maxedon.

    • 24 min
    Word S8:E3 — What does kid lit and the courage of a Mexican woman journalist have in common?

    Word S8:E3 — What does kid lit and the courage of a Mexican woman journalist have in common?

    What does kid lit and the courage of a Mexican woman journalist have in common? Find out in this episode of Word, a podcast hosted by KJZZ's Tom Maxedon about literature in Arizona and the region.

    • 23 min
    Word S8:E2 — What do vampires, poetry and Agatha Christie have in common?

    Word S8:E2 — What do vampires, poetry and Agatha Christie have in common?

    What do vampires, poetry and Agatha Christie have in common? Find out in this episode of Word, a podcast hosted by KJZZ's Tom Maxedon about literature in Arizona and the region.

    • 24 min
    Word S8:E1 — What do detectives, mobsters, jazz musicians and fall have in common?

    Word S8:E1 — What do detectives, mobsters, jazz musicians and fall have in common?

    What do detectives, mobsters, jazz musicians, and fall have in common? Those are some of the themes we explore on the Season 8 opener of Word. It’s a podcast about literature in Arizona and the region hosted by KJZZ’s Tom Maxedon.

    • 36 min

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