2 hr 5 min

ep. 189 - Alexis Rhone Fancher Rattle Poetry

    • Arts

Alexis Rhone Fancher’s poem, “when I turned fourteen, my mother’s sister took me to lunch and said:” was chosen by Edward Hirsch for inclusion in The Best American Poetry of 2016. Her poems and flash fiction have been published in over 200 literary magazines and journals, including: RATTLE, Verse Daily, VOX POPULI, Slipstream, Spillway, Askew, Plume, and elsewhere. Find Alexis’s photographs on the cover of Witness, Pithead Chapel, The Pedestal Magazine, and Heyday, as well as a 5-page spread in River Styx. Her street photography is published world-wide. Since 2013 Alexis has been nominated 29 times for the Pushcart Prize, 1 Best Short Fiction award, 1 Best Micro-Fiction award, and 6 Best of the Net awards. In 2018 she won The Pangolin Prize for Poetry. She and her husband live and collaborate on the bluffs of San Pedro, CA, twenty five miles from downtown L.A. She's the other of many books, most recently Brazen.

Find much more at:
https://www.alexisrhonefancher.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:
Pick a noun, either randomly or with intention. Write a poem that includes that noun in every line.

Next Week’s Prompt:
Write an ekphrastic poem about a recent image in your camera roll.

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.

Alexis Rhone Fancher’s poem, “when I turned fourteen, my mother’s sister took me to lunch and said:” was chosen by Edward Hirsch for inclusion in The Best American Poetry of 2016. Her poems and flash fiction have been published in over 200 literary magazines and journals, including: RATTLE, Verse Daily, VOX POPULI, Slipstream, Spillway, Askew, Plume, and elsewhere. Find Alexis’s photographs on the cover of Witness, Pithead Chapel, The Pedestal Magazine, and Heyday, as well as a 5-page spread in River Styx. Her street photography is published world-wide. Since 2013 Alexis has been nominated 29 times for the Pushcart Prize, 1 Best Short Fiction award, 1 Best Micro-Fiction award, and 6 Best of the Net awards. In 2018 she won The Pangolin Prize for Poetry. She and her husband live and collaborate on the bluffs of San Pedro, CA, twenty five miles from downtown L.A. She's the other of many books, most recently Brazen.

Find much more at:
https://www.alexisrhonefancher.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:
Pick a noun, either randomly or with intention. Write a poem that includes that noun in every line.

Next Week’s Prompt:
Write an ekphrastic poem about a recent image in your camera roll.

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.

2 hr 5 min

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