Burning Brigh‪t‬

Hosted ByJon Shorr

Passager’s weekly podcast, presenting poetry and prose by writers over 50. Hosted by Jon Shorr.


All Episodes

The Redeemed

A poem by Baltimore poet Kathy Mangan, from her book Taproot, published by Passager Books in 2019. Support the show (https://www.passagerbooks.com/donate/)

After Vacationing in Maine

Two poems by Vermont poet Jean L. Connor, from her book A Cartography of Peace, published by Passager Books in 2005. Support the show (https://www.passagerbooks.com/donate/)

The Chugalug King Goes Down the Road

Excerpts from Baltimore writer Andrew Brown, from his book The Chugalug King & Other Stories, published by Passager Books in 2016. Support the show (https://www.passagerbooks.com/donate/)

Pygmalion and Galatea

A poem by Washington, DC poet Sarah Yerkes, from her book Days of Blue and Flame, published by Passager Books in 2019. Support the show (https://www.passagerbooks.com/donate/)

In the Fields

A poem by Indiana writer Gilbert Arzola, from his book Prayers of Little Consequence, published by Passager Books in 2020. Support the show (https://www.passagerbooks.com/donate/)

How I Got to College

Excerpt of a memoir by Virginia writer Joyce Abell, from her bookPrickly Roses, published by Passager Books in 2017. Support the show (https://www.passagerbooks.com/donate/)

Pie Maker Ellen Emily Matthew

Two poems by Baltimore artist and poet Larnell Custis Butler, from her book Improvise in the Amen Corner, published by Passager Books in 2007. Support the show (https://www.passagerbooks.com/donate/)

To My Fellow Poets

Excerpts of an essay from Baltimore poet Tillie Friedenberg, who wrote in 2008 about joining the protest movement in the 60s, published in the Martin Luther King Jr. special...

Give Me Liberace or Give Me Death

Two poems by Baltimore poet Shirley Brewer, from her book A Little Breast Music, published by Passager Books in 2008. This audio-cast was made possible in part by a...

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