Guest host Amanda Uhle talks with Ocean Vuong author of
On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous (Penguin Press 2019) about poetry, memory, masculinity, language, newcomers to America, and finding a sense of home and belonging.
Michigan’s own Ken Mikolowski talks about 50 Years of The Alternative Press. We talk about free poems + functional art, mission and passion. We also talk history, stories and humor.
Free Poems and Functional Art: 50 Years of The Alternative Press Exhibit in the Audubon Room of Hatcher Graduate Library.
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Fulla Abdul-Jabbar talks about her work with the 57th Ann Arbor Film Festival. We also talk about experimental film art, spoken word, Green Lantern Press, and Exquisite Dogs.
Neutral Zone presents the NEA Big Read in Ann Arbor, Claudia Rankine’s Citizen: An American Lyric.
This episode with Fernanda Gonzalez, Monét Madoula-Bey, Julianna Morano, John Buckley and Molly Raynor,
Neutral Zone‘s Literary Arts program manager.
We talk about Neutral Zone events connecting to
Citizen and hear new poems by young poets!
Here’s a special
Fundraiser 2019 edition of Living Writers with wonderful guests George Cooper, Brent Bryan of Big Love Recording Collective, Angie Berkley + Gina Brandolino of the podcast Behind the Scaffolding, and Scott Beal from Skazat!
Fundraiser 2019: any pledge big or small counts greatly to us. Donate online here!
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Bob Hicok reads from
Hold (Copper Canyon Press 2018). We talk about the making of a poem and removing stops between things, like our minds do. We also talk about violence and stories and feeling invincible while writing.
We talk about the desert, empowerment, irreverence, and sentries. Jane Miller reads from Who Is Trixie the Trasher? and Other Questions (Copper Canyon Press 2018).
*coming soon: bonus audio feature of Jane Miller reading title poem. pls check back in new year!
Philip Metres reads from The Sound of Listening: Poetry as Refuge and Resistance (University of Michigan Press 2018).
We talk about identity, vulnerability, empathy, echoes, and liberating forms.
Russell Brakefield reads poems from his debut collection Field Recordings (Wayne State University Press 2018).
We talk about Alan Lomax, the land, music, growing up in Michigan, and collecting sound and stories.
Elizabeth Schmuhl reads from
(Wayne State University Press 2018). We talk about colors, numbers, poems, dance, the natural world, and “ Premonitions pantsuit power.”