U-T “Community Spotlight”
radio interview – 2017
HAMSA MOHAMED & ALLYSON JANE EVANGELISTA
June 16, these students appeared on the radio show to talk about poetry with Jack Webb, Seretta Martin, and Drew Schlosberg, Radio Host. It was a delightful event and the link will be posted here soon.
Jack Webb, Ilya Kaminsky, Dana Gioia and
radio host, Drew Schlosberg
A funny and exciting radio interview with three Border Voices enthusiasts: Dana Gioia, California poet laureate; Jack Webb, founding-director of Border Voices; and Ilya Kaminsky, director of the MFA Program in Creative Writing at SDSU. Among many other things (including Dana’s successful effort to rescue jello as a dessert while vice president of General Foods) the three poets discuss Border Voices 2017, including a plan to teach poetry to seniors and get them on TV and in books.
Border Voices ITV Educational Television
Video: Border Voices ITV video: Jack Webb, Nathaniel Pick and Steve Kowit
2017 Border Voices Virtual Poetry Fair Cox 16
Joyful children, teachers and parents filled the ITV studios last May to hear award-winning students with Poet Teachers and Jack Webb while being recorded on television. Some sat on colorful mats in the studio and participated in the poetry discussion LIVE on-air.
The new season airs Sundays at 6:30pm starting in July.
Border Voices Virtual Fairs
The Border Voices “virtual fair” tradition was started in 2010 when, for the first time in the history of the Border Voices Poetry Project the poetry fair went “high-tech”and was held on-air at the ITV studios. Everyone loved it! San Diego students join famous poets to explore Life, the Universe & EVERYTHING.
2016 You can view those recorded show by clicking on the links:
2015 fair was held at the ITV studios on May 14 th. Here are the links for you to view the award-winning students reading their poems on ITV with the Host / Founding Director, Jack Webb and local celebrity poets: Joe Milosch and Chris Vannoy
ITV Archives: Pulitzer Prize winners and poet laureates … the witty Billy Collins … the much-honored Robert Pinsky … provocative Sandra Cisneros … as well as the incredible grandfather of the Beats, Lawrence Ferlinghetti … you can find them all, and more, on
Border Voices broadcasts can be seen online in streaming media at the San Diego County Office of Education.
Border Voices TV shows also appear several times a week on ITV: Cox and Times Warner cable channel 16; Adelphia cable ch. 7 and USA Cable (Julian) Ch. 4
To find of Border Voices broadcasts, click here, then type the words: “Border Voices” in the search engine labeled “Program/Subject/Grade Search.”
In 2009 Border Voices partnered with The International Social Action Film Festival.
Border Voices on SignonRadio
New in 2010: Radio show with David T. Martinez & Jack Web
When you first arrive at the SignOn Web site, you have to click a button at the top of the home page “labelled” radio.
(1) go to SignOnSanDiego
(2) Click on a button at the top of the page labelled “radio.”
(3) Scroll down to the bottom of the page. You’ll see “The San Diego Union-Tribune Community Spotlight — Listen Now 24/7,” CLICK ON THAT ONE.
(4) In the center of the page you’ll see a “button” that says “Listen to the Archives.” Right under that, you’ll see “archives.” CLICK ON THAT.
(5) Click on the show you want to view – ENJOY!
2009: Border Voices on the Radio
– Once there, go to the “U-T in the Community” section of the SignOnRadio home page. The show gives a delightful overview of the role of poetry in the schools, from the eyes of three people:
Jericho Brown, the famous poet, Jack Webb, Founding Director of Border Voices, and Joanna Robles, the first-place winner in the high school division in the Border Voices 2009 contest. THIS IS A GREAT INTERVIEW.
THE SHOWS WILL BE PERMANENTLY AVAILABLE, 24 HOURS A DAY
AT THIS LINK
to all Winners & Finalists of The National “Best Books” 2007 Awards!
Poetry: Anthologies Winner:
The Best of Border Voices: Poet Laureates,
Pulitzer Prize Winners
& the Wisdom of Kids edited by Jack Webb, Level 4 Press, Inc.
Anthology Order Form
Presented by USABookNews.com / Nov. 1, 2007