KDVS 90.3 FM, Davis/Sacramento: Wednesdays, "Dr. Andy's Poetry and Technology Hour," cross-disciplinary conversations with poets hosted by Andy Jones, 5:00-6:00 p.m. Subscribe to the podcast at www.kdvs.org.
KKUP 91.5 FM, Cupertino: Every Wednesday "Out of Our Minds" poetry program with host, poet J.P. Dancing Bear. Poets from both local and national scenes share their work, 8:00-9:00 p.m. For schedule, visit: www.kkup.com/dbear.html.
KPFA 94.1 FM, KPFB 89.3 FM, Berkeley, KFCF 88.1 FM, Fresno: Monday-Friday, 3:00-3:30 p.m., "Cover to Cover" book talk, readings, and interviews with authors, poets, and others about the written word. Poet and critic Jack Foley (Wednesdays), Denny Smithson (Mondays), Jennifer Stone (Tuesdays), and Richard Wolinsky (Thursdays), produce and co-host. Open Book with various hosts Fridays. Listen to KPFA online, or sign up for podcasts. For more information, visit www.kpfa.org.
KRCB 91.1 FM, Santa Rosa: Every third Wednesday, 7:00-8:00 p.m., "WordTemple" hosted by Katherine Hastings features interviews, readings, and conversations with poets. To listen on iTunes go to Radio/Public/KRCB. Listen online at www.krcb.org. For more program information: wordtemple.com.
KUSP 88.9 FM, Santa Cruz: Every Sunday, "The Poetry Show," interviews, poems read by the host, taped readings, hosted by Dennis Morton, Leslie Anne-Taylor, and Susan Freeman, 9:00-10:00 p.m. Listen to past shows online: http://kusp.org/shows/poetry.html.
TV Channel 25, 26, 18, East Bay: Weekly community TV broadcast. "Wee Poets" presents children from seven to thirteen reading poetry, with a teen production crew, and adult poets as guests. Responsible teenagers can learn television production skills with a six to twelve-month commitment. Call host Sally Joan Baker, (510) 848-6905. Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m.: Channel 26, El Cerrito, Richmond, Berkeley, Oakland, San Pablo, El Sobrante, Hercules, Piedmont, and Emeryville. Monday, 1:30 p.m.; Friday, 8:00 p.m.; Saturday, 9:30 a.m.: Channel 25, Berkeley. Mondays, 2:00 p.m.: Channel 18, Oakland.
West Coast Live: Live radio variety show with music, literary interviews, and comedy, every Saturday, 10:00 a.m.–noon. Broadcast from various sites in the Bay Area with host Sedge Thomson. Tickets are $18 to be part of the live audience. Broadcast on KALW 91.7 San Francisco, KRCB 91.1 Santa Rosa, on northern California stations from Santa Barbara to Crescent City, and elsewhere coast-to-coast. For a list of stations, or to listen online visit www.WCL.org or call (415) 664-9500x2.
The Writer's Almanac: Daily program of poetry and history hosted by Garrison Keillor, heard Mondays through Fridays on public radio stations throughout the country. Commentary and featured poem. Program is five minutes long. Airs in 46 states and in Washington D.C., for times check your local radio listings, or access the complete broadcast list online. "The Writer's Almanac" is also broadcast on XM Satellite Radio, Mondays through Fridays at 12:01 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays at 8:01 p.m., and available on-demand as a podcast. Archive of poems and programs on the web site. Visit http://writersalmanac.publicradio.org.
KPFK 90.7 FM, Los Angeles, 98.7 FM Santa Barbara: "Bibliocracy," a weekly literary program hosted by Santa Monica Review editor Andrew Tonkovich, features readings by and conversations with authors of literary fiction, memoir, poetry and nonfiction. Mondays at noon. Listen to KPFK online at: www.kpfk.org.
KUCI, 88.9 FM, Orange County: "Writers on Writing," the art and business of writing, hosted by Barbara DeMarco-Barrett, Pen on Fire: The Busy Woman's Guide to Igniting the Writer Within, with co-host Marrie Stone. Broadcasts live Wednesdays, 9:00-10:00 a.m. PST, from the University of California, Irvine. Program can be heard in most of Orange County, midway between Los Angeles and San Diego. Currently the hosts are booking writers of fiction (literary, suspense, noir, young adult), narrative nonfiction, editors, and literary agents. Very few poets are booked. Writers on Writing, c/o KUCI 88.9 FM, P.O. Box 4362, Irvine, CA 92616. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Listen online or subscribe to the podcast at www.kuci.org.
Poet's Café, KPFK 90.7 FM, Los Angeles, 98.7 FM Santa Barbara: "Poet's Café,"features conversations with poets, rotating hosts: Lois P. Jones, Eric von Mizener, Myrenna Ogbu, hosted by M.C. Bruce, second, fourth, and occasional fifth Wednesdays, 2:00-2:30 p.m. To be considered as a guest, e-mail email@example.com; mail published works with bio to: Poets Café, KPFK 90.7 FM, 3729 Cahuenga Blvd. W., North Hollywood, CA 91604. (Please don't send books for review. Send books for interview consideration only.) Visit www.kpfk.org/programs/103-poetscafe.html. Listen to KPFK online at kpfk.org.
Blog Talk Radio: BlogTalkRadio presents the World Wide Word Radio Network and other programs for writers, "The Moe Green Poetry Hour" hosted by Los Angeles poet/producer Rafael F.J. Alvarado and Brett-Candace features guest poets. "The Blood-Jet Writing Hour," hosted by Rachelle Cruz. "The Reading Is Poetry Review" program features A.K. Toney reviewing poetry. Call-in number, (718) 508-9717, PST. Streamed live at www.blogtalkradio.com/onword and www.blogtalkradio.com/onword/page/3.
John Rhodes Open Mic Poetry Podcast TV: Featured and open mic poetry readings hosted by John Rhodes and Clara Hsu at Bay Area Video Coalition, San Francisco, are recorded for San Francisco Public Access Poetry TV, and archived online. February 23, 4:00, a reading by Joan Gelfand, Jeanne Lupton, and open mic will be videotaped, Bay Area Video Coalition, 2727 Mariposa Street, SF. To attend, rsvp John Rhodes, facebook.com. View segments formatted for Internet viewing http://sanfranciscopoetry.blip.tv. Information: poetryhotel.podomatic.com.
"PEN Women Presents" Podcast TV: "Pen Women Presents," hosted by Eileen Malone on San Francisco Public Access TV, features poets, fiction writers, and book people in the Bay Area. To view the podcast, vist: www.truveo.com/san-francisco-public-access-podcast-tv-with-eileen/id/2861536081. Formatted for the Internet by John Rhodes, the show may also be viewed at http://eileenmalone.blip.tv.
Poetry Flash Series Videos: Selected poetry readings from Poetry Flash readings at Moe's, Berkeley and Diesel, A Bookstore, Oakland are archived online. Recorded and formatted for the Internet by John Rhodes of San Francisco Public Access TV. View at http://poetryflash.blip.tv.
Readings, UC Berkeley: Lunch Poems reading series, Morrison Room, Doe Library directed by poet and professor Robert Hass, hosted by giovanni singleton. And the Holloway Series, Wheeler Hall, Web casts of these readings at the University of California, Berkeley are available online at http://webcast.berkeley.edu/events. View Lunch Poems's last season at http://lunchpoems.berkeley.edu.