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Audio archives of spoken word broadcasts from Community Radio WERU 89.9 FM Blue Hill, ME 99.9 Bangor (weru.org)

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Audio archives of spoken word broadcasts from Community Radio WERU 89.9 FM Blue Hill, ME 99.9 Bangor (weru.org)

    Poetry Express 11/17/21: “Show Me the Difference Between Then and Now”

    Poetry Express 11/17/21: “Show Me the Difference Between Then and Now”

    “Show Me the Difference Between Then and Now” by LaLa Drew read by the poet About the host: Jan Bindas-Tenney is a trans non-binary and queer writer, reader, fighter, lover, friend and parent living on unceded Abenaki land. They hold an MFA in nonfiction from University of Arizona. Their writing has appeared in the opinion pages of Maine newspapers, in legislative testimony, as well as in Orion, Guernica, Gulf Coast, Arts & Letters, CutBank, the Maine Review, among other places. They work at the Maine Humanities Council where they curate a weekly poetry feature on WERU Community Radio called Poetry Express.

    • 1 min
    Poetry Express 11/11/21: “Unbound”

    Poetry Express 11/11/21: “Unbound”

    “Unbound” by LaLa Drew read by the poet and written in response to “In the Warble Wall” by Jan Bindas-Tenney About the host: Jan Bindas-Tenney is a trans non-binary and queer writer, reader, fighter, lover, friend and parent living on unceded Abenaki land. They hold an MFA in nonfiction from University of Arizona. Their writing has appeared in the opinion pages of Maine newspapers, in legislative testimony, as well as in Orion, Guernica, Gulf Coast, Arts & Letters, CutBank, the Maine Review, among other places. They work at the Maine Humanities Council where they curate a weekly poetry feature on WERU Community Radio called Poetry Express.

    • 2 min
    Poetry Express 11/4/21: “In the Warble Wall”

    Poetry Express 11/4/21: “In the Warble Wall”

    “In the Warble Wall” by Jan Bindas-Tenney read by the poet About the host: Jan Bindas-Tenney is a trans non-binary and queer writer, reader, fighter, lover, friend and parent living on unceded Abenaki land. They hold an MFA in nonfiction from University of Arizona. Their writing has appeared in the opinion pages of Maine newspapers, in legislative testimony, as well as in Orion, Guernica, Gulf Coast, Arts & Letters, CutBank, the Maine Review, among other places. They work at the Maine Humanities Council where they curate a weekly poetry feature on WERU Community Radio called Poetry Express.

    • 3 min
    Poetry Express 10/24/21: “In Defense of Wearing a Binder During a Pandemic”

    Poetry Express 10/24/21: “In Defense of Wearing a Binder During a Pandemic”

    “In Defense of Wearing a Binder During a Pandemic” by Jan Bindas-Tenney About the host: Jan Bindas-Tenney is a trans non-binary and queer writer, reader, fighter, lover, friend and parent living on unceded Abenaki land. They hold an MFA in nonfiction from University of Arizona. Their writing has appeared in the opinion pages of Maine newspapers, in legislative testimony, as well as in Orion, Guernica, Gulf Coast, Arts & Letters, CutBank, the Maine Review, among other places. They work at the Maine Humanities Council where they curate a weekly poetry feature on WERU Community Radio called Poetry Express.

    • 2 min
    Poetry Express 10/17/21: “In Defense of Women Wearing High Heels in Action Movies”

    Poetry Express 10/17/21: “In Defense of Women Wearing High Heels in Action Movies”

    “In Defense of Women Wearing High Heels in Action Movies” by Portland, ME Poet Laureate Maya Williams, read by the poet About the host: Jan Bindas-Tenney is a trans non-binary and queer writer, reader, fighter, lover, friend and parent living on unceded Abenaki land. They hold an MFA in nonfiction from University of Arizona. Their writing has appeared in the opinion pages of Maine newspapers, in legislative testimony, as well as in Orion, Guernica, Gulf Coast, Arts & Letters, CutBank, the Maine Review, among other places. They work at the Maine Humanities Council where they curate a weekly poetry feature on WERU Community Radio called Poetry Express.

    • 1 min
    Poetry Express 10/10/21: “You Are Not the Disposable Trash”

    Poetry Express 10/10/21: “You Are Not the Disposable Trash”

    “You Are Not the Disposable Trash” by Maya Williams read by the poet and written in response to “Comfort Measure” by Cait Vaughan About the host: Jan Bindas-Tenney is a trans non-binary and queer writer, reader, fighter, lover, friend and parent living on unceded Abenaki land. They hold an MFA in nonfiction from University of Arizona. Their writing has appeared in the opinion pages of Maine newspapers, in legislative testimony, as well as in Orion, Guernica, Gulf Coast, Arts & Letters, CutBank, the Maine Review, among other places. They work at the Maine Humanities Council where they curate a weekly poetry feature on WERU Community Radio called Poetry Express.

    • 1 min