Poets’ Voices

Conversations with writers in, around, or passing through Peoria.

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  • Poets' Voices

    Poets' Voices is a radio show of conversations with writers in, around, and passing through the Peoria, Illinois area. Jim Sullivan, host of the show, teaches English at Illinois Central College. The show is broadcast at 2:00 on Wednesday afternoons and repeated 8:30 Saturday morning on WAZU, 90.7 FM, East Peoria, Illlinois. The station is a community radio station broadcasting from Illinois Central College. My thanks especially to Louis Linder, Jeremy Styninger, and Gary Hale for helping me put the show together.
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Archive for March 2013

Rick Becker on literature and teaching literature

Wednesday, March 20th, 2013
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Rick Becker, Professor of English at Illinois Central College, within months of his retirement, sat with me in his office, while the taxidermied heads and bodies of hunting trophies watched us, to talk about his career teaching literature and humanities classes, as well as his favorite writers and whatever else this fine raconteur felt like discussing.