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A podcast from Brick magazine featuring interviews with writers, poets, artists, and storytellers featured in the journal’s pages. Hear what moves Brick’s contributors to create, what fuels their practice, and what they can’t stop thinking about. Hosted and produced by Sarah Melton.

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A podcast from Brick magazine featuring interviews with writers, poets, artists, and storytellers featured in the journal’s pages. Hear what moves Brick’s contributors to create, what fuels their practice, and what they can’t stop thinking about. Hosted and produced by Sarah Melton.

    Episode 8: Sharon Olds

    Episode 8: Sharon Olds

    Brick publisher Laurie Graham speaks with poet Sharon Olds to discuss everything from Olds’ strict religious upbringing to looming environmental catastrophe. They consider how even the most difficult or seemingly private things about us has the capacity for poetry.
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    • 27 min
    Episode 7: Souvankham Thammavongsa

    Episode 7: Souvankham Thammavongsa

    In this episode of Brick Podcast, Souvankham Thammavongsa pushes back against being underestimated. She discusses her new short story collection How to Pronounce Knife, her Randy Travis fandom, and giving Little Red Riding Hood a brand new ending. /app/uploads/Brick-Podcast-Souvankham-Thammavongsa.
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    • 36 min
    Episode 6: Amitava Kumar

    Episode 6: Amitava Kumar

    Brick editor Liz Johnston in conversation with Amitava Kumar to consider the nature of memory, the interplay of fact and fiction, and the power (and limitations) of the written word. This interview was conducted pre-pandemic, so no social distancing was compromised in the making of this episode. /app/uploads/Episode-7-Amitava-Kumar.
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    • 23 min
    Episode 5: Karen Solie

    Episode 5: Karen Solie

    In this episode of Brick Podcast, Neve Dickson interviews Karen Solie. Solie reads a poem from her newest book, The Caiplie Caves, which was featured in Brick 103, and discusses what drew her to write about the caves and the myths and figures surrounding them. https://brickmag.com/app/uploads/Karen-Solie-Interview.
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    • 18 min
    Episode 4: Saidiya Hartman’s Wayward Lives, Beautiful Experiments Launch

    Episode 4: Saidiya Hartman’s Wayward Lives, Beautiful Experiments Launch

    This episode of Brick Podcast features Saidiya Hartman’s Toronto book launch for Wayward Lives, Beautiful Experiments, Hartman’s latest book, examining the revolution of Black intimate life that unfolded in Philadelphia and New York at the beginning of the twentieth century. Following a reading, Saidiya Hartman is joined by Christina Sharpe, Dionne Brand, and Canisia Lubrin for a conversation.
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    • 1 hr 21 min
    READING: Ed Pavlić, Part 2

    READING: Ed Pavlić, Part 2

    Ed Pavlić reads “Beyond Simplicity: The Journey Toward James Baldwin’s Letter from the Birmingham Motel, Part 2.” Where part 1 of the essay explores the complex motivations that sent Baldwin travelling through the Deep South, part 2 traces Baldwin’s journey through essays he published after the trip and letters he wrote to friends and family while he was there. https://brickmag.com/app/uploads/
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    • 47 min

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