This podcast is a place to talk about creativity, learn about some artists and writers. It is a safe place for artists and writers to learn about each other's creative processes and craft.
Lee Matthew Goldberg is an awesome fiction writer and screenwriter hailing from NYC. Listen to us discuss his new book, "The Ancestor", learn what led him to writing, how he starts his novels, & find out some of his inspirations & processes!
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BIO: Lee Matthew Goldberg is the...
Listen to poet, John Compton, read his poetry and discuss his journey into writing poetry, publishing, and connecting with industry folks!
Bio: John Compton (formerly John Thompson) is a 33-year-old gay poet who lives in Kentucky. His poetry resides in his chest like many hearts & they bloom like vigorously infectious wild flowers. He has published 1 b...
Yay! The 60th episode. How surreal. I introduce to you Clinnesha D. Sibley, a writer & playwright with many publications and theatrical productions under her belt. Hear us discuss her process, her advice to writers, & what creative projects she's working on now.
A Love Letter to Ntozake
You played with Barbies and watched as little boys gawked at Cindy C...
Dominique M. Carson has interviewed over 100 notable figures in entertainment. Listen to us discuss how she became a journalist for major publications and author of two biographies as well as how message therapy has sustained her while she continued to pursue her artistic goals.
BIO: Dominique M. Carson is a freelance journalist, researcher, massage therapis...
Listen to this week's featured guest, poet, Angela M. Brommel. We discuss her influence & her new poetry collection, "Mojave in July". We also talk about her past & current projects supporting the art & literary community as an art curator & Editor-in-Chief at the Citron Review.
Mojave in July
by Angela M. Brommel
Gay Majure Wilson wrote a biography on the suffragist, Sue Shelton White, entitled: "Some Woman Had to Fight: The Radical Life of Sue Shelton White". Listen to us discuss Gay's story on how she started writing and how she decided to write Sue Shelton White's biography.
BIO: Gay Majure Wilson has a bac...
Check out Susana H. Case! She is a NYC poet & a sociology professor at New York Institute of Technology. Listen to us discuss how her academic work and poetics intersects & where she gets her ideas!
Susana reads from her book:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZIyObZ_PToo
The poems in this collection are ins...
I introduce to you Anne Marie Wells @amwellswrites from Wyoming, a poet and playwright. You will find interesting tidbits about her work & her life: when she was a nanny for a rock band she wrote a draft of 70,000 word novel in 3 days, among other things!
My enemies will someday hold their dying mother in their arm...
This week, I talk to Filipino American writer, Jason Tanamor. It was great discovering his work & learning more about him and his writing processes. His latest book: "Vampires of Portlandia" is a Filipino American urban fantasy novel.
This week, I feature Filipinx visual artist, Pam Peacock. She is the very talented younger sister of Eddie Peacock, a former classmate and neighbor of mine at Clark Air Force Base & Angeles City, Philippines. Listen to us discuss her work, her process, future plans, & how she is holding up during this pandemic.
I'm back in effect, and this week, I am featuring, Filipinx poet, Ina Cariño. We discuss her work and her future plans and how she is holding up during this Coronavirus pandemic.
Note: I will be discussing how other writers/poets/artists and creatives are dealing with creating during these times.
Bio: Born in the Philippines, Ina Cariño is a queer Filipinx-American wri...
Thanks for tuning in and being patient! Episode 50 features poet/writer, Tony Robles who I have back on the show. He had just been awarded the Carl Sandburg Writer-In-Residency. Tony discusses his past & current work. He also recites his poem, "My Father's Music".
My Father's Music
Beverly Parayno is a talented fiction and creative non fiction writer. Learn more about her journey as a writer and her tremendous volunteer & outreach work for arts organizations. Do follow her work. She is someone to look out for!
I open this new year, 2020, with John A. Vanek: a mystery/thriller writer with a sleuthing priest series about Father Jake Austin's life. Listen to him discuss how having a great creative writing teacher in college while going to med school inspired him to write & publish poetry & now a mystery series.
BIO: John A. Vanek graduated from Case West...
Closing out this year with a sensational guest: poet, Nick Carbó! Listen to this episode and discover how Nick's Filipino American literature and poetry anthologies helped catapult Filipino-American poetics. Find out what he's been up to and listen to him read some of his poems!
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Courtney LeBlanc is a poet from the Arlington/DC metro area who has a full-length poetry collection out entitled Beautiful & Full of Monsters through Vegetarian Alcoholic Press. Listen to this episode and learn more about her work and about us discussing self promotion and coordinating your own book tour, among other things!
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Ron Riekki and I had a great conversation about his work, his life, and our common experiences. He is a Saami, Karelian, Finn, and Greek writer with many writing credits. He's studied with Anne Beattie, John Casey, Jayne Anne Phillips, Anselm Hollo, and Stuart Dybek, to name a few! He also hung out with actor Sean Penn! Do give a listen and learn about this fascinating writer!
This week I am talking to the inaugural Hartford Poet Laureate, Frederick-Douglass Knowles II, whom I've known personally for many years because I also claim Norwich as my "hometown", and as colleagues, we have seen each other "grow up" in the literary scene. Listen to Frederick-Douglass talk about how it was growing up in Norwich and his evolution from spoken word, to the academics, and onto the literary page. ...
Suzanne Frischkorn is a talented and prolific poet living in Connecticut, my home state. Listen to her explain how she got into poetry and the poetry scene and what influenced her work and the many similarities that we shared "growing up" in CT as women writers and poets in our formative years.
You can purchase Girl on a Bridge here: https://mainstreetragbookstore.com/product/girl-on...
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