Women's Words on November 18, 2012 again featured Amy Jo Swing of Duluth, this time reading a chapter called "Lollypop, Lollypop" from her middle grade novel-in-progress called Mo the Mouse and the Train of Words.
Women's Words on Sunday, September 23 featured Dr. Linda LeGarde Grover, reading an excerpt of her manuscript The Road Back to Sweetgrass, a work that received the 2008 Native Writers Circle of the Americas First Book Award.
Women's Words on Sunday September 16 featured Liz Minette, a poet from Esko (and also a featured announcer of our own Women's Music program on KUMD!). She reads two of her poems, "thistle" and "Four Crows." Funding for Women's Words is provided by the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.
Sheila Packa, the Poet Laureate of Duluth, is a 1981 graduate of UMD. She will give her first reading as the 2010-2012 Duluth Poet Laureate on Sunday, Oct. 3 at 3 p.m in the Weber Music Hall with Kathy McTavish accompanying Packa's reading on Cello.
Brenda Paro is a writer and photographer who is presenting her new work in an exhibit called "Subtle Cargoes" at Washington Gallery. It opens Friday July 9th from 6 to 8 p.m and shows Saturday and Sunday from 1:00 to 5:00 pm through July 25th. Brenda speaks with Radio Gallery about the journey she traveled that inspired her to create art that combined her photography and poetry using different printing techniques and materials.