• We’re Getting Ready for Poetry Month. You can help.

    National Poetry Month

    From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    National Poetry Month, which takes place each April, is a celebration of poetry introduced in 1996 and organized by the Academy of American Poets as a way to increase awareness and appreciation of poetry in the United States. The Academy of American Poets’ website Poets.org serves as a hub for information about local poetry events during the month. The organization also provides free educational resources to teachers for classroom celebrations and activities, and commissions an annual festival poster.[1] Since 1998, National Poetry Month has also been celebrated each April in Canada.[2]

    KCHU will again be broadcasting a poem a day throughout the month of April.  In order to be ready, we need to start recording in March.  If you have a favorite, short poem, preferably one you wrote yourself or that’s in the public domain, and you’d like to record it for broadcast, send an email to kchu770am@gmail.com with ‘Poetry’ in the subject line.  Include your name and contact information, what times of day you might be available to record and the title and author of the poem you’ve chosen.  If you’d like to participate but don’t know what to read, there are links below to lists of public domain poetry.  We can use more recent published poems only if we get prior permission from the publisher.  If you or someone you love has a special day in April, you can request that your poem be broadcast on that day with advance notice.

    Public Domain Poetry – Main Index

    Public Domain Poems – Selected Public Domain Poetry from the Great …

    Robert Frost Poetry – Selected Public Domain Poems by Robert Frost

    Poetry Foundation

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  • Maltese Falcon Broadcasts

    The entire broadcast of The Maltese Falcon is now posted here by broadcast date , most recent at the top.  Go to the bottom of the page to start at the beginning.

    Thanks to Dawson Moore for scripting and voicing, Jay Stevens and Heidi Franke for sharing their voice talent and to Marcia Lynn for editing.

    Broadcast of The Maltese Falcon was made possible by The Big Read and a grant from The City of Valdez

    Thursday, December 8th, The Last Chapter

    Wednesday, December 7th

    Tuesday, December 6th

    Monday, December 5th

    Wednesday, November 30th, through Friday, December 2nd, NO BROADCAST

    Tuesday, November 29th

    Monday, November 28th

    Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016

    Monday, November 21st, 2016

    Thursday, November 17th-Chapters Seven and Eight

    Tuesday, November 15th-Chapters Five and Six

    Monday, November 14th-Chapters One through Four

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  • Maltese Falcon Broadcast begins Monday 11/14

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