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 July 27, 2014 featured Esther Hoffmann, a poet from Mankato, Minnesota, reading two poems, "For the Males," and "Mama Gaia."

7/27 Women's Words: Esther Hoffmann

Women's Words on July 20, 2014 featured Minnesota poet Kathleen Jesme reading three poems, "I Didn't Go Back for a Long Time," "Gravity," and "Then It Was Another Season," from her poetry collection, Albedo, published by Ahsahta Press.

7/20 Women's Words: Kathleen Jesme

Women's Words on July 13, 2014 featured Duluthian Kathleen Roberts reading her poem, "awakening."

7/13 Women's Words: Kathleen Roberts

Women's Words on July 6, 2014 featured Duluthian Dianna Hunter reading her short story, "Del Lago," about a farm she worked in the mid-1970s.

Women's Words on June 29, 2014 featured an encore airing of UMD graduate student Amy Lee reading two poems, "Feeding the Hungry," and "Voices, Crazling, Rattling."

6/29 Women's Words: Amy Lee

Women's Words on June 22, 2014 featured Duluthian Jocelyn Pihlaja reading her short story, "Sweet Like Sugar," about having her daughter's friend, who has juvenile diabetes, spend the night at a sleepover.

6/22 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 June 15, 2014 featured Duluthian Jocelyn Pihlaja reading her short story, "Nice Day for a White Wedding."

6/15 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 Sunday, June 8, 2014 featured P.A. Pashibin of Cotton, MN reading two poems, "The Murderous Crows of London Road," and "Translating Clover."

6/8 Women's Words: P.A. Pashibin

Women's Words on Sunday, June 1, 2014 featured Gail Trowbridge reading an excerpt from her novel-in-progress titled The Secret of Sandhill Cranes.

6/1 Women's Words: Gail Trowbridge

Women's Words on Sunday, May 25, 2014 featured P.A. Pashibin of Cotton, MN reading three poems, "The Boatman at Twilight," "Speaking of Remains," and "Ultimate Sympathy."

5/25 Women's Words: P.A. Pashibin

Women's Words on May 11, 2014 featured Duluthian Jocelyn Pihlaja reading her short story, "Demented."

5/11 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 May 4, 2014 featured Duluthian Jocelyn Pihlaja reading her short story, "Breasting the Swelling Tide and Stepping Alone Upon the Other Side."

5/4 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 April 27, 2014 featured Duluthian Katelynn Monson reading two poems, "To My Friend the Sequoia and a Redwood Bum, with Special Thanks to Jack Kerouac," and "Stories of Fire."

4/27 Women's Words - Katelynn Monson

Women's Words on April 20, 2014 featured Duluthian Katelynn Monson reading an excerpt from "Circles: A Poetry Journal," a series of poems she wrote for Professor Beth Bartlett of the UMD Department of Women's Studies.

4/20 Women's Words - Katelynn Monson

Women's Words on April 13, 2014 featured Duluthian Jocelyn Pihlaja's short story, "Fourteen Years Since the Blue Moon," recollecting the difficult months leading up to her oldest child's birth.

4/13 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."

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