21 episodes

Inspired by his new collection, a child walks in the dark, award-winning poet and author Darren C. Demaree hosts a new podcast on creativity and parenting. Each week Darren and a series of other parents in creative careers will join up to discuss a different theme or challenge to raising children. Their joy, their narrative and languages, their lineage and authorship...Each episode will explore the role of a creative person as a parent as they attempt to navigate the world their young people are growing into. Look for the first episode in November, with many more to come this fall/winter.

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Inspired by his new collection, a child walks in the dark, award-winning poet and author Darren C. Demaree hosts a new podcast on creativity and parenting. Each week Darren and a series of other parents in creative careers will join up to discuss a different theme or challenge to raising children. Their joy, their narrative and languages, their lineage and authorship...Each episode will explore the role of a creative person as a parent as they attempt to navigate the world their young people are growing into. Look for the first episode in November, with many more to come this fall/winter.

    Ep 20: Jack Bedell - not the dead boy on the news

    Ep 20: Jack Bedell - not the dead boy on the news

    On this episode, "not the dead boy on the news", Darren and Jack Bedell get a chance to discuss grief, activism, and the changing contexts of a child's development. Make sure to listen to the end of the podcast to hear Darren read his poem "not the dead boy on the news" from the a child walks in the dark collection (available now from Harbor Editions) that inspired the theme for this episode.

    • 37 min
    Ep 19: Marianne Chan - an orange fruit bowl

    Ep 19: Marianne Chan - an orange fruit bowl

    On this episode, "an orange fruit bowl", Darren and Marianne Chan get a chance to discuss gender expectations, a child's right to their own narrative, and how parents can support their children as they mature into themselves. Make sure to listen to the end of the podcast to hear Darren read his poem "an orange fruit bowl" from the a child walks in the dark collection (available now from Harbor Editions) that inspired the theme for this episode.

    • 38 min
    Ep 18: Tommy Dean - a mask or two

    Ep 18: Tommy Dean - a mask or two

    On this episode, "a mask or two", Darren and Tommy Dean get a chance to discuss a child's constant development, ability to adapt, and their creative approaches to identity. Make sure to listen to the end of the podcast to hear Darren read his poem "a mask or two" from the a child walks in the dark collection (available now from Harbor Editions) that inspired the theme for this episode.

    • 43 min
    Ep 17: Cathy Ulrich - the self-removal

    Ep 17: Cathy Ulrich - the self-removal

    On this episode, "the self-removal", Darren and Cathy Ulrich get a chance to discuss a child's understanding of accomplishment, ego, and the willingness to help others. Make sure to listen to the end of the podcast to hear Darren read his poem "the self-removal" from the a child walks in the dark collection (available now from Harbor Editions) that inspired the theme for this episode.

    • 32 min
    Ep 16: Joan Kwon Glass - it's one defeat at a time

    Ep 16: Joan Kwon Glass - it's one defeat at a time

    On this episode, "it's one defeat at a time", Darren and Joan Kwon Glass get a chance to discuss a child's understanding of challenging authority and a parent's challenge of continuing to educate and care for children in the current environment. Make sure to listen to the end of the podcast to hear Darren read his poem "it's one defeat at a time" from the a child walks in the dark collection (available now from Harbor Editions) that inspired the theme for this episode.

    • 37 min
    Ep 15: Ira Sukrungruang - not far off

    Ep 15: Ira Sukrungruang - not far off

    On this episode, "not far off", Darren and Ira Sukrungruang get a chance to discuss a child's understanding of authority and violence in the world. Make sure to listen to the end of the podcast to hear Darren read his poem "those junk plums" from the a child walks in the dark collection (available now from Harbor Editions) that inspired the theme for this episode.

    • 40 min

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