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Tucson 'Bloomsday' A Celebration of Irish Culture

Annual gathering honoring Joyce's book 'Ulysses' mixes oration, song and Irish pride.

How Lisa Napoli Found Her "Radio Shangri-La"

A mid-life crisis sent this successful public radio producer to Bhutan, where she helped establish the nation's first youth-oriented community radio station.

Could There Be Life On Jupiter?

The acclaimed science fiction author Dr. Ben Bova talks about his new novel "Leviathans of Jupiter" and the real science that inspired it.

NPR's Guy Raz and Three-Minute Fiction

The weekend host of All Things Considered talks about the latest round of his "Three-Minute Fiction" contest.

Acclaimed writer Leslie Marmon Silko shares secrets from "The Turquoise Ledge"

Her first book in ten years explores her own life and that of the Sonoran Desert in a non-linear fashion.

A conversation with Billy Collins

One of America's greatest poets, Billy Collins, visited Centennial Hall on Sunday, November 7th to benefit the University of Arizona Poetry Center.

Writer Morgan Schuldt: a champion for the power of language

Tucson based writer, teacher, and publisher Morgan Schuldt shares how living with cystic fibrosis helps focus his poetry on both the light and the dark sides of the human condition.

Laynie Browne, Poet and Teacher

Mark McLemore talks with poet and teacher Laynie Browne about her latest work, "The Desires of Letters", and what it's like to introduce children to poetry for the first time.

Author Lydia Millet

(from Arizona Spotlight - May 7th, 2010)

Coming In Hot

A one-person play gives voice to the rarely discussed experiences of women in the military.

Cyclist/Author Jim Malusa

Mark McLemore interviews Tucson author and bicyclist Jim Malusa. "Into Thick Air" is his story of biking to the lowest points on six continents.

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