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elm & ampersand is a poetry podcast recorded in Fredericton, New Brunswick.

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elm & ampersand is a poetry podcast recorded in Fredericton, New Brunswick.

    14 - Amanda Jernigan & Rob Taylor (& Douglas Walbourne-Gough)

    14 - Amanda Jernigan & Rob Taylor (& Douglas Walbourne-Gough)

    elm & ampersand is a poetry podcast hosted by Jenna Lyn Albert and Rebecca Salazar. It is recorded in Fredericton, New Brunswick, on the unceded and traditional territories of the Wolastoqiyik and the Mi'kmaq.

    In this episode, we catch up with Amanda Jernigan and Rob Taylor, who were in town on tour for the anthology BEST CANADIAN POETRY 2019 (Biblioasis, 2019). They also discuss the book WHAT THE POETS ARE DOING (Nightwood Editions, 2018) for which Rob served as editor. Amanda reads the prologue from YEARS, MONTHS, AND DAYS (Biblioasis, 2018) and Rob reads "Twenty-Four Weeks" from THE NEWS (Gaspereau Press, 2016).

    If you are able, please donate to the legal fund for the Wet'suwet'en land defenders: https://actionnetwork.org/fundraising/unistoten2020legalfund/

    Jenna Lyn is offering poetry feedback to anyone who wishes to donate and send their proof of donation to us via social media. We're @elm_ampersand on Twitter and elm & ampersand on Facebook.

    Hosts: Jenna Lyn Albert and Rebecca Salazar
    Producer and Editor: Jenna Knorr
    Intro Music: Adam Washburn

    This podcast is made possible by the City of Fredericton.

    • 1 hr 3 min
    13 - AJ Alward & V.F. Mariner

    13 - AJ Alward & V.F. Mariner

    elm & ampersand is a poetry podcast hosted by Jenna Lyn Albert and Rebecca Salazar. It is recorded in Fredericton, New Brunswick, on the unceded and traditional territories of the Wolastoqiyik and the Mi'kmaq.

    This episode is the second in our Valentine's Gay two-parter. That's right, we're celebrating Valentine's Day all month long, and we're making it super queer. We sat down with AJ Alward and V.F. Mariner to talk eco-anxiety, relationship realities, and of course, the importance of scoring that Valentine's Day chocolate on February 15th.

    Hosts: Jenna Lyn Albert and Rebecca Salazar
    Producer and Editor: Jenna Knorr
    Intro Music: Adam Washburn

    This podcast is made possible by the City of Fredericton.

    • 28 min
    12 - Al Cusack & Sara Nason

    12 - Al Cusack & Sara Nason

    elm & ampersand is a poetry podcast hosted by Jenna Lyn Albert and Rebecca Salazar. It is recorded in Fredericton, New Brunswick, on the unceded and traditional territories of the Wolastoqiyik and the Mi'kmaq.

    This episode is the first in our Valentine's Gay two-parter. That's right, we're celebrating Valentine's Day all month long, and we're making it super queer. We sat down with Al Cusack and Sara Nason to talk slam poetry, elementary education, the intersection of disability and sexuality, accessible poetry, and of course, deeply erotic foods.

    Hosts: Jenna Lyn Albert and Rebecca Salazar
    Producer and Editor: Jenna Knorr
    Intro Music: Adam Washburn

    This podcast is made possible by the City of Fredericton.

    • 58 min
    11 - Andreae Callanan & Clay Everest

    11 - Andreae Callanan & Clay Everest

    elm & ampersand is a poetry podcast hosted by Jenna Lyn Albert and Rebecca Salazar. It is recorded in Fredericton, New Brunswick, on the unceded and traditional territories of the Wolastoqiyik and the Mi'kmaq.

    This episode is our final interview recorded live at Poetry Weekend on October 6, 2019. We sit down with Andreae Callanan reading from CROWN (Anstruther Press, 2019) and Clay Everest reading from NO SUBJECT FOR THE INEXPERIENCED (Words(on)Pages, 2017).

    Hosts: Jenna Lyn Albert and Rebecca Salazar
    Producer and Editor: Jenna Knorr
    Additional Music: Adam Washburn
    Outro Music: Good Heart by Jerry-Faye

    This podcast is made possible by the City of Fredericton.

    • 15 min
    10 - Andy Verboom & Bardia Sinaee

    10 - Andy Verboom & Bardia Sinaee

    elm & ampersand is a poetry podcast hosted by Jenna Lyn Albert and Rebecca Salazar. It is recorded in Fredericton, New Brunswick, on the unceded and traditional territories of the Wolastoqiyik and the Mi'kmaq.

    In this episode, we continue our series of episodes recorded live at Poetry Weekend on October 6, 2019. In this interview, we sit down with Andy Verboom reading from an untitled forthcoming chapbook (Knife Fork Book, 2020) and Bardia Sinaee reading from SALAMANDER FESTIVAL (Odourless Press, 2018).

    Hosts: Jenna Lyn Albert and Rebecca Salazar
    Producer and Editor: Jenna Knorr
    Additional Music: Adam Washburn

    This podcast is made possible by the City of Fredericton.

    • 18 min
    9 - Madeline Bassnet & Ross Leckie

    9 - Madeline Bassnet & Ross Leckie

    elm & ampersand is a poetry podcast hosted by Jenna Lyn Albert and Rebecca Salazar. It is recorded in Fredericton, New Brunswick, on the unceded and traditional territories of the Wolastoqiyik and the Mi'kmaq.

    In this episode, we continue our series of episodes recorded live at Poetry Weekend on October 6, 2019. In this interview, we sit down with Madeline Bassnet reading from UNDER THE GAMMA CAMERA (Gaspereau Press, 2019) and Ross Leckie, who accidentally reveals a little too much.

    Hosts: Jenna Lyn Albert and Rebecca Salazar
    Producer and Editor: Jenna Knorr
    Additional Music: Adam Washburn

    This podcast is made possible by the City of Fredericton.

    • 12 min

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