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With a wealth of poets in the region, Spokane Public Radio presents poetry curated and read by a local poet. Featuring a different reader each week, some pieces will be their own and some pieces will be from poets they admire or find particularly poignant or relevant for the time of airing.

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With a wealth of poets in the region, Spokane Public Radio presents poetry curated and read by a local poet. Featuring a different reader each week, some pieces will be their own and some pieces will be from poets they admire or find particularly poignant or relevant for the time of airing.

    Katy Shedlock reads her poem "Isaiah 54"

    Katy Shedlock reads her poem "Isaiah 54"

    Rev. Katy Shedlock is a poet and pastor, who serves Highland Park United Methodist Church and Creators' Table at the West Central Abbey. In 2018 she helped represent Spokane at the National Poetry Slam. Katy's poems have appeared locally in The Inlander and The Spokesman Review and she often performs her work at worship services and church meetings. She loves teaching poetry and has done so in settings as diverse as a village in Kazakhstan, a GED classroom in Allentown, an Orthodox Jewish Girls'

    • 2 min
    Katy Shedlock reads "The Slave Mother" by Frances Harper

    Katy Shedlock reads "The Slave Mother" by Frances Harper

    Rev. Katy Shedlock is a poet and pastor, who serves Highland Park United Methodist Church and Creators' Table at the West Central Abbey. In 2018 she helped represent Spokane at the National Poetry Slam. Katy's poems have appeared locally in The Inlander and The Spokesman Review and she often performs her work at worship services and church meetings. She loves teaching poetry and has done so in settings as diverse as a village in Kazakhstan, a GED classroom in Allentown, an Orthodox Jewish Girls'

    • 2 min
    Katy Shedlock reads "The New Collossus" by Emma Lazarus

    Katy Shedlock reads "The New Collossus" by Emma Lazarus

    Rev. Katy Shedlock is a poet and pastor, who serves Highland Park United Methodist Church and Creators' Table at the West Central Abbey. In 2018 she helped represent Spokane at the National Poetry Slam. Katy's poems have appeared locally in The Inlander and The Spokesman Review and she often performs her work at worship services and church meetings. She loves teaching poetry and has done so in settings as diverse as a village in Kazakhstan, a GED classroom in Allentown, an Orthodox Jewish Girls'

    • 1 min
    Katy Shedlock reads "How long have we forgotten how to listen!" by Nellie Sachs

    Katy Shedlock reads "How long have we forgotten how to listen!" by Nellie Sachs

    Rev. Katy Shedlock is a poet and pastor, who serves Highland Park United Methodist Church and Creators' Table at the West Central Abbey. In 2018 she helped represent Spokane at the National Poetry Slam. Katy's poems have appeared locally in The Inlander and The Spokesman Review and she often performs her work at worship services and church meetings. She loves teaching poetry and has done so in settings as diverse as a village in Kazakhstan, a GED classroom in Allentown, an Orthodox Jewish Girls'

    • 1 min
    Katy Shedlock reads "Tract" by William Carlos Williams

    Katy Shedlock reads "Tract" by William Carlos Williams

    Rev. Katy Shedlock is a poet and pastor, who serves Highland Park United Methodist Church and Creators' Table at the West Central Abbey. In 2018 she helped represent Spokane at the National Poetry Slam. Katy's poems have appeared locally in The Inlander and The Spokesman Review and she often performs her work at worship services and church meetings. She loves teaching poetry and has done so in settings as diverse as a village in Kazakhstan, a GED classroom in Allentown, an Orthodox Jewish Girls'

    • 3 min
    "I Wear My Colon's Ghost" by Taylor Kensel

    "I Wear My Colon's Ghost" by Taylor Kensel

    Taylor Kensel grew up in southeast Idaho. She holds an MFA in Creative Writing (Poetry) from EWU where she teaches writing and works as a Responder at the EWU Writers' Center. In 2017, her poem "Under my prom dress are," was nominated for the Pushcart Prize. Her work can be found in Black Rock & Sage, Rogue Agent, Z Publishing House's An Anthology of Emerging Poets, The Inlander , and others.

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