Prosody, which airs every Saturday morning on listener-supported WESA 90.5 FM, is Western Pennsylvania’s only regularly scheduled radio program featuring contemporary poets and writers. WESA is an NPR affiliate, with transmission reaching into Pennsylvania and surrounding states. Prosody can be podcasted through iTunes or streamed on the web at wesa.org on Saturday mornings from 6:30-7:00 AM.

October 17, 2015

January 31, 2015

Jan Beatty is the producer of Prosody. Beatty is the author of four books of poetry: The Switching/Yard (2013), Red Sugar (2008), Boneshaker (2002) and Mad River (1995), all published by the University of Pittsburgh Press. She has received the Agnes Lynch Starrett and Pablo Neruda Poetry Prizes, among other honors. Prosody co-host and co-producer Ellen Wadey has worked with the show since 2001. Staffers Michelle Stoner and Lisa Alexander are the program’s engineers and editors. Laurin B. Wolf is a poetry co-host for Prosody.