Women's Words

Sunday 1:30pm and 3:30pm

Women's Words is a program bringing you the written work of the women of Minnesota, airing every Sunday afternoon at 1:30 and 3:30 during the Women's Music Show

Funding for this program is provided by the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

Women's Words is produced by Chris Harwood, Assistant Producer is Hayley Westphal.

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Women's Words on March 15, 2015 featured Duluthian Dianna Hunter reading her short story, "Why Not Minot?"

Women's Words on March 8, 2015 featured Duluthian Dianna Hunter reading her short story, "Horses and Other Embodied Spirits."

  Women's Words on March 1, 2015 featured Christie Gove-Berg of Forest Lake, Minnesota reading her children's story, Esther the Eaglet: A True Story of Rescue and Rehabilitation.

Women's Words on February 22, 2015 featured Margi Preus of Duluth reading a second excerpt from her new book Enchantment Lake.

Margi Preus is the author of the Newbery Honor winner Heart of a Samurai and Shadow on the Mountain. Preus has traveled the globe to research her novels and, along the way, has made friends in Japan, Norway, and many other places. She lives in Duluth, Minnesota.  

Women's Words on February 15, 2015 featured Margi Preus reading an excerpt from her book Enchantment Lake.

  Margi Preus is the author of the Newbery Honor winner Heart of a Samurai and Shadow on the Mountain. Preus has traveled the globe to research her novels and, along the way, has made friends in Japan, Norway, and many other places. She lives in Duluth, Minnesota. Visit her online at margipreus.com to learn more about her and her new book, Enchantment Lake.

Women's Words on February 8, 2015 featured Terri Falsani reading her poems "Understanding Eve" and "Higher Latitude".

2/08 Women's Words: Terri Falsani

Funding for Women's Words is provided by The Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

Women's Words on January 29, 2015 featured Jocelyn Pihlaja of Duluth reading her short story, "Swimming In It."

2/01 Women's Words: Jocelyn Pihlaja

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When Jocelyn headed off to college, she avowed, "I'm going to be a lawyer." Then she took her first political science class and was forced to concede, "Except I hate this stuff."

Women's Words on January 25, 2015 featured Marie Zhuikov of Duluth reading an excerpt from her book, Plover Landing.

1/25 Women's Words: Marie Zhuikov

Funding for Women's Words is provided by The Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. ? Copyright 2015, KUMD ?

Women's Words on January 18, 2015 featured Terri Falsani reading two poems, "Resurrection," and "Soon Enough."

1/18 Women's Words: Terri Falsani

Funding for Women's Words is provided by The Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. ? Copyright 2015, KUMD

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Women's Words on January 11, 2015 featured Marie Zhuikov of Duluth reading an excerpt from her book, Eye of the Wolf.

1/11 Women's Words: Marie Zhuikov

Women's Words on January 4, 2015 featured Duluthian Jocelyn Pihlaja reading her short story, "There Is Gentle."

1/04 Women's Words: Jocelyn Pihlaja

When Jocelyn headed off to college, she avowed, "I'm going to be a lawyer." Then she took her first political science class and was forced to concede, "Except I hate this stuff."

Women's Words on December 28, 2014 featured Lise Lunge-Larsen of Duluth reading and excerpt from her children's book, The Hidden Folk: Stories of Fairies, Dwarves, Selkies, and Other Secret Beings.

12/28 Women's Words: Lise Lunge-Larsen

Women's Words on December 21, 2014 featured Holly Harden reading "After Caroling," an excerpt from her cookbook Good Food from Mrs. Sundberg's Kitchen.

12/21 Women's Words: Holly Harden

Women's Words on December 14, 2014 featured Terri Falsani reading her poem "Barred Owl."

12/14 Women's Words: Terri Falsani

Terry Falsani, born and raised in Portland, Maine, has lived in Duluth, Minnesota since l973. A mother of two, she enjoyed second and third careers as creative director at Fochs and Associates Advertising and teaching English literature.

Women's Words on December 7, 2014 featured Esther Hoffmann from Mankato, Minnesota reading her poem "The Talk."

12/7 Women's Words: Esther Hoffmann

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