Thanksgiving is a fake holiday. Take your well-needed break to rest and reconsider the origins of this ‘holiday’. While you’re doing so, please feel free to listen to this (insufficient) playlist of music by all indigenous and first nations artists from a variety of genres and nations.
Episode 7, hosted by NER interns Rahat Huda and Leila Markosian, features two memoirs steeped in childhood, “Teapot in Turquoise” (NER Digital) by Phoebe Stone, and “From the Beginning” (NER 39.2) by François Clemmons, the next episode from NER Out Loud’s Vermont Writers Series.
Episode 6, hosted and edited by Jeremy Navarro, is part of NER Out Loud’s Vermont Writers Series. This episode features Jay Parini reading his short autobiographical piece, “A Beer with Borges” (NER 39.1) and Genevieve Plunkett reading her O. Henry Award–winning story, “Something for a Young Woman” (NER 36.3).
Episode 5, hosted and edited by Juliette Luini, is the first in NER Out Loud’s Vermont Writers Series. This episode features poet Didi Jackson reading her poems published by NER—”The Burning Bush” (NER 39.1) and “Brancusi’s Bird in Space” (NER Digital)—along with several poems from her forthcoming collection, Moon Jar (2020).
Episode 4 presents two short stories, exploring female identities and experiences, by Emily Geminder and Alla Gorbunova, translated from the Russian by Elina Alter. Hosted by Megan Job and read by students from Oratory Now. Edited by Hannah McKenzie and Juliette Luini. • “Phnom Penh 2012” by Emily Geminder (NER 36.4), read by Emily Ma.• “Biomass”… Read More
Hosted by Megan Job, this episode presents a poem and a story, both using form and language to illustrate the contemporary condition. Read by students from the Middlebury Theatre Department and Oratory Now. Edited by NER intern Tess Weitzner. • “In Order of Appearance” by Heather Christle (NER 39.2), read by Melanie Rivera• Excerpts from “Modal Window” by Janet… Read More
Hosted by Kylie Winger, this episode showcases poems by three well-known and much-loved American poets. Read by students from the Middlebury Theatre Department and Oratory Now. Edited by NER intern Juliette Luini. • “Sweet” by Bob Hicok (NER 37.1), read by Pele Voncujovi• “Obit—Memory,” “Obit—Music,” and “Obit—Grief” by Victoria Chang (NER 38.3), read by Katie Mayopoulos• “I Shot a… Read More
Two recent pieces from NER that converge on the themes of art and destruction. Edited and hosted by Juliette Luini; directed by Sam Tompkins Martin; read by students from the Middlebury Theatre Department and Oratory Now. • “Shotgun Elegy,” a poem by Henry Kearney IV (NER 37.3), read by Will Koch.• “Chinese Opera,” short story by Anne Raeff… Read More
This playlist is dedicated with love to Maddy Goodhart and with fondness to the first yellow leaf drifting downstream.
Bonjour b*tches! My name is Cara and I will be WRMC’s Programming Director in spring 2020 as well as Official Lurker in fall 2019. Currently, I am in a lil place called Middlebury, VT for the first time in a year and I am the summer general manager at WRMC. I’ll be so prepared for student… Read More
Welcome to another beautiful, mosquito-y, vermont summer. Even though there is so much to be done here in Middlebury, think about going to Burlington (& beyond??) for some sweet sweet live music. This is a non-comprehensive list of concerts happening in the great state of Vermont during the summer. Some of them may even come… Read More