Desert Air Desert Air is the best of Desert Companion magazine in audio form — arts and culture coverage, thoughtful commentary, and long-form creative nonfiction. This podcast provides a space for interviews and storytelling unlike any other, connecting Southern Nevadans with each other and their home. 10-30 minutes
Desert Air

Desert Air

From Nevada Public Radio

Desert Air is the best of Desert Companion magazine in audio form — arts and culture coverage, thoughtful commentary, and long-form creative nonfiction. This podcast provides a space for interviews and storytelling unlike any other, connecting Southern Nevadans with each other and their home. 10-30 minutes

Most Recent Episodes

BMI Conversations: Morgan Thomas

BMI Conversations, episode 2: Morgan Thomas. In this episode, Heidi talks with Morgan about her first collection of short stories, Manywhere.

BMI Conversations: Tajja Isen

BMI Conversations, episode 3: Tajja Isen. She's a 2024 Shearing Fellow, and author of the 2022 book Some of My Best Friends: Essays on Lip Service, from Atria/One Signal Publishers.

Writer in Residence: The Warmth of Home

Can Las Vegas weather the stresses of climate change?

Writer in Residence: When the Rain Comes

Relishing monsoon season in a land of persistent drought

Writer in Residence: Looking Down

What the wildflower superbloom can teach us about the world at our feet

Writer in Residence: Refuge on Fire

Where do we turn when disaster destroys places that were supposed to be sanctuaries?

Chasing Giants

The Colorado River was once home to a six-foot-long pikeminnow. Where did it go?

Writer in Residence: Desert Drift

Rafting the Colorado River in search of what we'd lose if it ran dry

Rail to Nowhere

A reporter rides the monorail in search of how far it's come in 20 years

Pieces of Me

Jenny Fox's new play wrestles with difficult questions of contemporary womanhood