The Front Row, Monday, 03/30/2009

Author Charles Simic, joins us live to read selections from his latest collection, That Little Something, which he'll also discuss this evening at the Jewish Community Center on the Inprint/Brown Reading Series. We also hear from authors Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni, and Andrei Codrescu on this all literary edition of the program...
Former U.S. Poet Laureate, Charles Simic, reads from his latest collection, That Little Something, and engages in conversation with fellow poet, Tony Hoagland, one of the faculty members of the University of Houston's Creative Writing Program … in this month's literary event presented by Inprint, Incorporated, as part of its Margarett Root Brown Reading Series. It's tonight at 7:30 at the Jewish Community Center of Houston. Simic reads some of his work and discusses it with TFR host St. John Flynn. Listen. Download.

Poet and fiction-writer, Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni, a member of the faculty of the University of Houston's Creative Writing Program, talks with KUHF's Catherine Lu about her latest novel, Shadowland, the final installment in her fantasy trilogy for young readers, chronicling the adventures of the magical Brotherhood of the Conch. Ms. Divakuruni reads excerpts from and autographs copies of Shadowland … and also the just-released paperback edition of her 2008 adult novel, Palace of Illusions … this evening at 7:00PM at the Blue Willow Bookshop. Listen. Download.

Poet, essayist, novelist, and N-P-R commentator, Andrei Codrescu, speaks with KUHF's Bob Stevenson. Mr. Conrescu reads from his brand-new book, The Post-Human Dada Guide … discusses the events and ideas chronicled therein the book … and signs copies of it … this evening at 7:00PM at the Menil Collection. Listen. Download.