Persian New Year, Poetry of Dennis Maulsby

Hosted by Ursula Ruedenberg, Kay Puttock, Pat Schlarbaum, and guest host Fran Amin

Iranian-American Fran Amin and Iranian ISU student Sara Neshani from the Iranian Students and Scholars Association describe the tradition and festivities of the Persian New Year, to occur at the Vernal Equinox, Saturday, March 19.

Ames poet and author Dennis Maulsby talks about his two new publications coming up later this year: A book of linked short stories Free Fire Zone, and (for a poetry journal) a set of three poems for which the journal has commissioned special illustrations.

AMES HISTORY & WHY IS THAT? Alex Fejfar from the Ames History Center addresses the mystery of where Stagecoach Road, located on the East side of Ames, got its name.

Originally broadcast 03/18/2016
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