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18 11, 2021

Podcast: Dr. Paula Derdiger Illuminates Postwar British Fiction

By |November 18th, 2021|

On this month’s episode of the Deerfield Public Library Podcast, we’re thrilled to welcome Dr. Paula Derdiger to discuss her recent book Reconstruction Fiction: Housing and Realist Literature in Postwar Britain (Ohio State University Press, 2020).  Dr. Derdiger is an Associate Professor of English at the University of Minnesota Duluth.

12 11, 2021

Favorite Theater Resources – in celebration of Deerfield Family Theater

By |November 12th, 2021|

Curtains up! In celebration of the opening of Deerfield Family Theater’s newest production, Schoolhouse Rock Live! (which opens today!) we in the Adult Services Department put together a list of some favorite theater-related resources. Check out the list, with links to items in our catalog, below.  You can also listen

21 10, 2021

Podcast: Poet Lisa Hiton Discusses New Book “Afterfeast”

By |October 21st, 2021|

This month on the Deerfield Public Library Podcast, I am thrilled to present a conversation with Lisa Hiton on the occasion of the publication of her debut full-length poetry collection, Afterfeast. Selected by the poet Mary Jo Bang as the winner of the Dorset Prize for Poetry, Afterfeast is published

20 05, 2021

New Podcast Series: Queer Poem-a-Day

By |May 20th, 2021|

I’m very excited to announce a new daily podcast series launching this June from our library: Queer Poem-a-Day. For Pride Month, we're reinventing our regular podcast interview series as a daily poetry podcast featuring poems written and read by contemporary LGBTQIA+ poets. Our participating poets include established award-winners and emerging

15 04, 2021

Podcast: Dr. Jason Oliver Chang on “Unmasking Yellow Peril”

By |April 15th, 2021|

On this month’s episode of the Deerfield Public Library Podcast, we were honored to welcome Dr. Jason Oliver Chang, Associate Professor of History, as well as Asian and Asian American Studies at the University of Connecticut.  Dr. Chang’s work encompasses many aspects, from academic writing to public advocacy. We use

18 03, 2021

Podcast: Jasmon Drain, author of “Stateway’s Garden”

By |March 18th, 2021|

On this month’s episode of the Deerfield Public Library Podcast, I have the honor of presenting a conversation with the author Jasmon Drain about his remarkable book of short stories, Stateway’s Garden. These linked stories explore characters who live in and are shaped by the Chicago public housing project Stateway

11 02, 2021

Podcast: Patrick T. Reardon author of “The Loop”

By |February 11th, 2021|

On this month’s episode of the Deerfield Public Library Podcast, we welcome writer Patrick T. Reardon to discuss his recent book The Loop: The “L” Tracks that Shaped and Saved Chicago.  The Loop argues that the rectangular loop of elevated train tracks in downtown Chicago is the single most important structure

14 01, 2021

Podcast: Poet Dan Chiasson on his new book “The Math Campers”

By |January 14th, 2021|

On this month’s episode of the Deerfield Public Library Podcast, I have the honor of presenting a conversation with acclaimed poet and critic Dan Chiasson about his newest book of poetry, The Math Campers. Dan Chiasson is the poetry critic for The New Yorker, a frequent contributor to the New

12 11, 2020

Dr. Kishonna Gray talks “Intersectional Tech” on the Podcast

By |November 12th, 2020|

On this month’s episode of the Deerfield Public Library Podcast, we have the honor of talking to Dr. Kishonna Gray, author of Intersectional Tech: Black Users in Digital Gaming (Louisiana State University Press). Dr. Gray is an Assistant Professor in Communication, Gender and Women’s Studies, and an affiliate in Black

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