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 November 2013

Jane Carman–Experimental Writer

Tuesday, November 19th, 2013
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Jane Carman's writing falls between genres, overlaps them, or hybridizes them.  Is this fiction, poetry, non-fiction, theory?  Conventional categories and familiar reading strategies?--Why bother with those?  Anyway, she talked some about her writing (whatever one might try to call it), about the Publications Unit at Illinois State University, and about teaching experimental writing in freshman composition classes.

Brian Hedgepeth–poet

Friday, November 1st, 2013
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In Brian Hedgepeth's office at Illinois State University, we talked about Brian's poetry, about literary publishing, and about Word Bombing--a series of poetry performance events that he organizes in Bloomingtohn-Normal.