Poetry Moment

KPBX: Monday-Friday 9am

With a wealth of poets in the region, Spokane Public Radio is excited to present Poetry Moment. This program features a week of poetry curated and read by a local poet. Some pieces will be their own and some pieces will be from poets they admire or find particularly poignant or relevant for the time of airing. 

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Paul Lindholdt is a professor of English at Eastern Washington University. He is the creator and editor of a recently published collection: "The Spokane River."

Aileen Keown Vaux reads her own poem, "LOL"

Jun 15, 2018

Aileen Keown Vaux earned her MFA in Creative Writing from Eastern Washington University. Her collection of poems Consolation Prize, inspired by her passion for county fairs and her experiences growing up in Central Washington, was published by Scablands Books in 2018.

Aileen Keown Vaux reads "Spoiled" by Jane Wong

Jun 14, 2018

Aileen Keown Vaux earned her MFA in Creative Writing from Eastern Washington University. Her collection of poems Consolation Prize, inspired by her passion for county fairs and her experiences growing up in Central Washington, was published by Scablands Books in 2018.

Aileen Keown Vaux earned her MFA in Creative Writing from Eastern Washington University. Her collection of poems Consolation Prize, inspired by her passion for county fairs and her experiences growing up in Central Washington, was published by Scablands Books in 2018.

Aileen Keown Vaux reads "The Sky," by Natalie Shapero

Jun 12, 2018

Aileen Keown Vaux earned her MFA in Creative Writing from Eastern Washington University. Her collection of poems Consolation Prize, inspired by her passion for county fairs and her experiences growing up in Central Washington, was published by Scablands Books in 2018.

Aileen Keown Vaux earned her MFA in Creative Writing from Eastern Washington University. Her collection of poems Consolation Prize, inspired by her passion for county fairs and her experiences growing up in Central Washington, was published by Scablands Books in 2018.

Brooke Matson reads "Anti-Psychotic" by Franz Wright

Jun 7, 2018

Brooke Matson is a poet and educator in Spokane, Washington, where she is the executive director of Spark Central, a non-profit dedicated to igniting creativity, innovation, and imagination. Matson is the author of two full-length books of peotry. Her poems have appeared most recently in Poetry Northwest, The Pacific Northwest Inlander, and Crab Creek Review.

Brooke Matson is a poet and educator in Spokane, Washington, where she is the executive director of Spark Central, a non-profit dedicated to igniting creativity, innovation, and imagination. Matson is the author of two full-length books of peotry. Her poems have appeared most recently in Poetry Northwest, The Pacific Northwest Inlander, and Crab Creek Review.

Brooke Matson reads "Witchgrass" by Louise Gluck

Jun 6, 2018

Brooke Matson is a poet and educator in Spokane, Washington, where she is the executive director of Spark Central, a non-profit dedicated to igniting creativity, innovation, and imagination. Matson is the author of two full-length books of peotry. Her poems have appeared most recently in Poetry Northwest, The Pacific Northwest Inlander, and Crab Creek Review.

Brooke Matson reads "Looks Like a Boy" by Jamaal May

Jun 5, 2018

Brooke Matson is a poet and educator in Spokane, Washington, where she is the executive director of Spark Central, a non-profit dedicated to igniting creativity, innovation, and imagination. Matson is the author of two full-length books of peotry. Her poems have appeared most recently in Poetry Northwest, The Pacific Northwest Inlander, and Crab Creek Review.

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