This Thursday, May 18, Professor Ruth Ellen Kocher will discuss Third Voice (Tupelo Press, 2016) with Ryan Warner of "Colorado Matters" (Colorado Public Radio). For Third Voice, Professor Kocher received the Independent Publisher Award for Poetry and was a finalist for the 2017 Colorado Book Award in Poetry, the Rilke Award for Poetry and the Binghamton University Milt Kessler Poetry Book Award.

Here's how to listen to her conversation with "Colorado Matters" on May 18th:

  • Colorado Matters airs on Colorado Public Radio at 10:00 a.m. and again at 7:00 p.m. mountain time.
  • Here's a link to find frequencies where you can listen to the on-air radio broadcast: www.cpr.org/listen/where
  • Or, you can stream the broadcast live online at www.cpr.org/news.
  • Or, play it on demand from the "story page" in the online archives after noontime on May 18th.

"Third Voice asserts lyric beyond personal expression and drama beyond the stage, using the spectacle of minstrelsy as a deformation of mastery in an audaciously conceptual yet visceral performance." Read more about Third Voice on the Tupelo Press website here.

Read Ruth Ellen Kocher's interview, "The Un/Masked and the Minstrel: A Conversation with Ruth Ellen Kocher About Third Voice,” with Oliver de la Paz, for the Los Angeles Review of Books, here