Award-winning travel writer and novelist C.M. Mayo hosts several podcast series here: "Conversations with Other Writers"; "Marfa Mondays: Exploring Marfa, Texas & Environs in 24 Podcasts 2012-2013"; "Podcasts for Writers," and more.
Marfa Mondays 21: Great Power in One: Miss Charles Emily Wilson
C.M. Mayo reads her longform essay about Miss Charles Emily Wilson, the Texas borderlands educator and oral historian of the Black Seminole scouts.
M.M. McAllen: A Conversation About "Maximilian and Carlota: Europe's Last Empire in Mexico"
As part of the occasional series "Conversations with Other Writers," C.M. Mayo talks with historian M.M. McAllen about her book, Maximilian and Carlota: Europe's Last Empire in Mexico. Recorded in the Twig Bookstore in San Antonio, Texas, October 2015. Visit McAllen's website at www.mmmcallen.com
C.M. Mayo is the author of several books on Mexico including the novel The Last Prince of the Mexican Empire, which was named a Library Journal Best Book of 2009. Her website is www.cmmayo.com
>> The transcript of this interview will be available shortly.
C.M. Mayo Reads Agustín Cadena's "Café San Martín," ALTA 2015
For the American Literary Translators Association (ALTA) annual conference in Tucson, Arizona, at the Café Latino bilingual reading series at the Café Passé, C.M. Mayo reads "Café San Martin" by Mexican poet Agustín Cadena, together with her translation into English. This poem originally appeared in Cadena's collection Caceria de brujas, and the translation in Sarah Cortez's anthology, Goodbye Mexico. The MC is Alexis Levitin. Recorded on October 30, 2015. For more about ALTA www.literarytranslators.org For more about Agustín Cadena http://elvinoylahiel.blogspot.com For more about C.M. Mayo's translations http://www.cmmayo.com/pubs-translations.html
Marfa Mondays 20: Raymond Caballero on Mexican Revolutionary General Pascual Orozco and Far West Texas
An interview with Raymond Caballero, author of Lynching Pascual Orozco: Mexican Revolutionary Hero and Paradox. > Complete show notes and transcript > MARFA MONDAYS PODCASTING PROJECT > C.M. Mayo's home page (books, articles, and more)
For Banned Books Week: A Reading From Francisco I. Madero's Secret Book, Spiritist Manual
An excerpt from C.M. Mayo's translation of Francisco I. Madero's Spiritist Manual, originally published in 1911 as Manual espírita. Madero was the leader of Mexico's 1910 Revolution and President of Mexico from 1911-1913.The complete translation is included in C.M. Mayo's book, Metaphysical Odyssey into the Mexican Revolution: Francisco I. Madero and His Secret Book, Spiritist Manual (Dancing Chiva, 2014), which won the National Indie Excellence Award for History. > More about this title at www.cmmayo.com.
Marfa Mondays 19: Pitmaster Israel Campos in Pecos
An interview with Israel Campos, award-winning pitmaster and owner of Pody's BBQ. Recorded in June 2015.
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Mentioned on this podcast:
Pody's BBQ on Facebook
Pody's BBQ on TripAdvisor
Texas Monthly on Pody's BBQ
Smokestack Lightning by Lolis Eric Elie
The 100 Best Barbecue Restaurants in America by Johnny Fugitt The Prophets of Smoked Meat by Daniel Vaughn
Legends of Texas Barbecue Cookbook by Robb Walsh
Chimney (Weber Chimney) Charcoal Starter
Hatch New Mexico Chiles