Word S10.8 – 2023 highlights and 'Tiny Library' winners
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by KJZZ 91.5FM Phoenix
2M ago
On this season-ending episode of Word, we highlight some of those who appeared during 2023. It's a "Fest Of Us," celebrating literature and the winners of KJZZ's "Tiny Library" drawing ..read more
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Word S10:E7 – Betsy Coffeen, Kelly Barnhill and Theodore Wheeler
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by KJZZ 91.5FM Phoenix
2M ago
On this episode we catch up with children’s authors who discuss the importance of empathy and interconnectedness as well as a former journalist who has a page-turning new historical novel about an American reporter who turned into a mouthpiece for Nazi propaganda during World War II ..read more
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Word S10:E6 – ‘Books We Love’ with Riyon Harding, Craig Santos Perez and NPR’s Andrew Limbong
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by KJZZ 91.5FM Phoenix
3M ago
On this episode of  KJZZ's Word podcast about literature, we feature the winner of the National Book Award for his collection of poetry. Plus, the holiday season means it’s time for NPR’s annual, “Books We Love" feature. Also, a children's author offers two new interactive titles ..read more
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Word S10.4 — Magic, Marvel and Lincoln with Roland Lazenby, Gavin Edwards and NPR's Steve Inskeep
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by KJZZ 91.5FM Phoenix
4M ago
It’s Halloween and on this episode, we explore Magic, Marvel and President Abraham Lincoln ..read more
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Word S10:E3 – Carew Papritz on banning books, plus murder with J.A. Jance and Chuck Palahniuk
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by KJZZ 91.5FM Phoenix
4M ago
On this episode, Word spotlights horror in numerous ways from banned books to a new novel about a murdered Indigenous woman, as well a murder satire of cozy mysteries. Guests include Carew Papritz, J.A. Jance and Chuck Palahniuk ..read more
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Word S10:E2 – ‘Tempe’s Got Talent’ with Austin Davis, plus YA lit from Mary Vensel White and J. Elle
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by KJZZ 91.5FM Phoenix
5M ago
Poets and storytellers have an opportunity to perform in the Valley, plus we feature young adult travel and romance set in Arizona, as well as a YA fantasy/romance rooted in dark magic ..read more
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Word S10.E1 – Anecdotes: Baseball, biography and Bob Dylan
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by KJZZ 91.5FM Phoenix
5M ago
On this Season 10 opener of KJZZ's Word podcast hosted by Tom Maxedon, it’s all about anecdotes.In this episode, we feature conversations about minor league baseball, the only Latino governor of Arizona, Raúl Héctor Castro, affectionately known as Raúlito, plus tales on the road about legendary troubadour Bob Dylan ..read more
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Word S9:E8 — Travels and travails take us into summer
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by KJZZ 91.5FM Phoenix
9M ago
On this episode of Word, it’s the season-ender! We discuss reading events beyond the upcoming Juneteenth holiday that offer a deeper connection to why it’s celebrated. Plus, a literary conversation from Kenya happened while on "vacation," and I returned to the Valley to discuss a debut novel from an ASU professor emerita ..read more
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Word S9:E7 — My cousin wasn't a murderer, and other fabulous parameters of this penultimate pod
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by KJZZ 91.5FM Phoenix
9M ago
On this episode, a Diné writer releases her first novel. Plus, we examine an international true-crime story by a Valley poet-turned sleuth. And, we extend a bow to Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month with a day at the Kentucky Derby.   ..read more
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Word S9:E6 — Lizzo, language and love usher in May
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by KJZZ 91.5FM Phoenix
9M ago
Coming up on this episode, musician Lizzo is the subject of a new graphic short story series.Plus, a linguist argues for bad language … "Like, literally, dude."And, a rapid-fire play examines the search for love and dignity by single Black females.   ..read more
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