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Jonathan Johnson reads "Slim Night of Recognition" by Emma Howell

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Jonathan Johnson’s poems have been anthologized in Best American Poetry, published in recent issues of Ploughshares, Southern Review, Witness, Epoch, Prairie Schooner, Sewanee Review, Poetry Northwest, Rattle, New Ohio Review, Missouri Review and Gettysburg Review, and read on NPR. His books include the poetry collections  (Carnegie Mellon, 2018), In the Land We Imagined Ourselves (Carnegie Mellon, 2010), and Mastodon, 80% Complete (Carnegie Mellon, 2001), and the memoirs, The Desk on the Sea (Wayne State, 2019), and Hannah and the Mountain (Nebraska, 2005). He teaches in the MFA program at Eastern Washington University.  

Verne Windham got his start at Spokane Public Radio 20 years ago. “I came in to complain and they hired me.” He’s now the Program Director, as well as the host of Morning Classical and Concert of the Week. When choosing music for Morning Classical, Verne likes to keep the agenda as broadly defined as possible. For Concert of the Week, he focuses on the best of recent local performances, mostly classical in nature. For many years, Verne was also the conductor of the Spokane Youth Orchestra. He enjoys gardening, his vintage car and playing French horn.
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