16 episodes

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.

    Dennis Held reads "Monarch" by Carol Muske-Dukes

    Dennis Held reads "Monarch" by Carol Muske-Dukes

    Dennis Held lives in the Vinegar Flats neighborhood of Spokane, Washington, where he is a book editor and community organizer. His first book of poetry, Betting on the Night, was published by Lost Horse Press; his second, Ourself, by Gribble Press. His most recent collection, Not Me, Exactly, was published in 2020 by Hand to Mouth Press. His essay: What I’ll Miss, is published in Pushcart Prize 2022, the best of the small press. He lives along Hangman Creek and watches for kingfishers.

    • 2 min
    "Old Billy and Matilda" by Dick Warwick

    "Old Billy and Matilda" by Dick Warwick

    This material was taken from a 2010 Bookshelf program in which Dick Warwick was interviewed by Dennis Held on the subject of Cowboy Poetry.

    • 2 min
    "The Old Meeting" by Dick Warwick

    "The Old Meeting" by Dick Warwick

    This material was taken from a 2010 Bookshelf program in which Dick Warwick was interviewed by Dennis Held on the subject of Cowboy Poetry.

    • 2 min
    "The Time to Decide" by Bruce Kiskaddon

    "The Time to Decide" by Bruce Kiskaddon

    This material was taken from a 2010 Bookshelf program in which Dick Warwick was interviewed by Dennis Held on the subject of Cowboy Poetry.

    • 2 min
    "Good Night, Fred" by Chris Cook

    "Good Night, Fred" by Chris Cook

    Chris Cook is Spokane’s Poet Laureate for 2019-2021.

    • 2 min
    "That's What Hailey Did" by Chris Cook

    "That's What Hailey Did" by Chris Cook

    Chris Cook is Spokane’s Poet Laureate for 2019-2021.

    • 2 min

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