26 05, 2022

Presenting Queer Poem-a-Day 2022

By |May 26th, 2022|

We are so excited to launch the second year of our special Pride Month podcast series Queer Poem-a-Day. Exclusive to the Deerfield Public Library Podcast, which otherwise features interviews with authors and other notable people, Queer Poem-a-Day is the first daily-poetry podcast to focus exclusively on the LGBTQIA+ community.

28 04, 2022

Podcast: LYNX Project’s New Album With Lyrics by Neurodiverse Writers

By |April 28th, 2022|

This month on the Deerfield Public Library Podcast, we’re celebrating a new album, beautiful small things, from the LYNX Project, a Chicago-based non-profit that uses the form of contemporary classical art song to connect with diverse communities.  beautiful small things features songs from the LYNX Project’s Amplify Series, which takes

29 03, 2022

Dr. Debbie Reese on Native Children’s Literature

By |March 29th, 2022|

This month on the Deerfield Public Library Podcast, we are honored to welcome Dr. Debbie Reese, a tribally enrolled Nambé Pueblo author and scholar. Dr. Reese is best known for her popular blog American Indians in Children’s Literature which “provides critical analysis of Indigenous peoples in children's and young adult

24 02, 2022

Podcast: Poet Richie Hofmann Talks “A Hundred Lovers”

By |February 24th, 2022|

This month on the Deerfield Public Library Podcast, we are thrilled to welcome as our guest the poet Richie Hofmann, whose beautiful second collection A Hundred Lovers was just published by Knopf earlier this month. Hofmann is also the author of Second Empire (Alice James Books, 2015). He teaches at

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.

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

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

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