1 hr 55 min

ep. 173 - Dion O'Reilly Rattlecast

    • Arts

Dion O’Reilly’s debut book, Ghost Dogs, was published in February 2020 by Terrapin Books. Her second collection, Sadness of the Apex Predator, was chosen for the 2024 Portage Poetry Series from University of Wisconsin’s Cornerstone Press. Her poems and essays appear in The Sun, Rattle, The Cincinnati Review, The Slowdown, The Massachusetts Review, and elsewhere. Ghost Dogs is the winner of the Independent Press award for poetry, the Dragonfly award for poetry, the Pinnacle Achievement Award for Poetry, and was shortlisted for the Eric Hoffer Award. She teaches poetry workshops in person and on Zoom and is a member of The Hive Poetry Collective which produces poetry radio shows, podcasts, and events. Dion is also a screener for the Catamaran Literary Reader.

Find much more here:
https://dionoreilly.wordpress.com/

As always, we'll also include live open lines for responses to our weekly prompt or any other poems you'd like to share. A Zoom link will be provided in the chat window during the show before that segment begins.

For links to all the past episodes, visit:
https://www.rattle.com/rattlecast/

This Week's Prompt:
What is your earliest memory of a color?

Next Week's Prompt:
Writing a poem using a word list. Read part of a book and write down a list of the 10 words that stand out most. Use those 10 words to inspire your poem.

The Rattlecast livestreams on YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter, then becomes an audio podcast. Find it on iTunes, Spotify, or anywhere else you get your podcasts.

Dion O’Reilly’s debut book, Ghost Dogs, was published in February 2020 by Terrapin Books. Her second collection, Sadness of the Apex Predator, was chosen for the 2024 Portage Poetry Series from University of Wisconsin’s Cornerstone Press. Her poems and essays appear in The Sun, Rattle, The Cincinnati Review, The Slowdown, The Massachusetts Review, and elsewhere. Ghost Dogs is the winner of the Independent Press award for poetry, the Dragonfly award for poetry, the Pinnacle Achievement Award for Poetry, and was shortlisted for the Eric Hoffer Award. She teaches poetry workshops in person and on Zoom and is a member of The Hive Poetry Collective which produces poetry radio shows, podcasts, and events. Dion is also a screener for the Catamaran Literary Reader.

Find much more here:
https://dionoreilly.wordpress.com/

As always, we'll also include live open lines for responses to our weekly prompt or any other poems you'd like to share. A Zoom link will be provided in the chat window during the show before that segment begins.

For links to all the past episodes, visit:
https://www.rattle.com/rattlecast/

This Week's Prompt:
What is your earliest memory of a color?

Next Week's Prompt:
Writing a poem using a word list. Read part of a book and write down a list of the 10 words that stand out most. Use those 10 words to inspire your poem.

The Rattlecast livestreams on YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter, then becomes an audio podcast. Find it on iTunes, Spotify, or anywhere else you get your podcasts.

1 hr 55 min

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