An Interview With A Prairie Home Companion’s Sound Effects Artist Fred Newman

Sound effects artist Fred Newman is an integral part of A Prairie Home Companion. In this interview, Fred talks about his roots, including the sounds that made him want to make sounds for a living. Fred also describes his first show with Garrison Keillor and how he used his own unique mouth sounds to get […]

KAF 04/21/11 – Billy Collins

Poet Billy Collins was the featuerd guest at the Kentucky Author Forum on April 21, 2011.  He was interviewed by Prairie Home Companion host Garrison Keillor.  You can listen to the conversation below. Collins was appointed United States Poet Laureate 2001-2003. He is the author of nine volumes of poetry, including the forthcoming Horoscopes for […]

Win Tickets to See Garrison Keillor and Billy Collins at the Kentucky Author Forum

WFPL is proud to sponsor the University of Louisville’s Kentucky Author Forum presentation of Garrison Keillor and former US Poet Laureate Billy Collins on April 21st at the Kentucky Center. UPDATE: The contest is now closed. Congratulations to Denise Baytree of Louisville – the winner of the tickets! Watch for another contest soon. Register now […]