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A Night on the Bowery

The first in a podcast series based on readings of old Knoxville newspapers, this article is "A Night on the Bowery," published in The Journal and Tribune, Sunday, July 8, 1900. Robby Griffith reads the article, after which Knox County Historian and librarian Steve Cotham provides the historical context. The music was performed by Music Therapy, recorded live at the Time Warp Tea Room in Happy Holler.

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Melissa Brenneman

Melissa listens to hours of podcasts on most days. She started the habit with the intention of taking long walks, but podcasts proved to be more addicting than exercise. She records, edits and mixes podcasts for the library.
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Alan May

Alan May works as a reference librarian at Lawson McGhee Library. In his spare time, he reads and writes poetry. May's most recent books are Dead Letters (2008) and More Unknowns (2014). His poems have appeared or are forthcoming in The New York Quarterly, The Hollins Critic, New Orleans Review, Plume, and others.