1 hr 9 min

ep. 32 - Lola Haskins Rattlecast

    • Arts

Episode #32 features Lola Haskins and her new book Asylum. Lola has appeared in Rattle seven times, including the just-released spring issue.

Lola Haskins lives in Gainesville, Florida and Skipton, Yorkshire. Her poetry has appeared in The Atlantic, the London Review of Books, London Magazine, The New York Quarterly, Georgia Review, Prairie Schooner, Rattle and elsewhere, as well as having been broadcast on NPR and BBC radio. She has published fourteen collections of poems, a poetry advice book and a non-fiction book about fifteen Florida cemeteries. Ms. Haskins has been awarded three book prizes, two NEA fellowships, four Florida Cultural Affairs fellowships,the Emily Dickinson/Writer Magazine award from Poetry Society of America, and several prizes for narrative poetry. She retired from teaching Computer Science at the University of Florida in 2005 and served from then until 2015 on the faculty of Rainier Writers Workshop.

For more information, visit:
https://lolahaskins.com/

This Week’s Prompt:
An addiction to soap operas. Suggestion: Epigram (short and witty).

Next Week's Prompt:
A motel with no windows. Must use the words “descent” and “twin.”

Episode #32 features Lola Haskins and her new book Asylum. Lola has appeared in Rattle seven times, including the just-released spring issue.

Lola Haskins lives in Gainesville, Florida and Skipton, Yorkshire. Her poetry has appeared in The Atlantic, the London Review of Books, London Magazine, The New York Quarterly, Georgia Review, Prairie Schooner, Rattle and elsewhere, as well as having been broadcast on NPR and BBC radio. She has published fourteen collections of poems, a poetry advice book and a non-fiction book about fifteen Florida cemeteries. Ms. Haskins has been awarded three book prizes, two NEA fellowships, four Florida Cultural Affairs fellowships,the Emily Dickinson/Writer Magazine award from Poetry Society of America, and several prizes for narrative poetry. She retired from teaching Computer Science at the University of Florida in 2005 and served from then until 2015 on the faculty of Rainier Writers Workshop.

For more information, visit:
https://lolahaskins.com/

This Week’s Prompt:
An addiction to soap operas. Suggestion: Epigram (short and witty).

Next Week's Prompt:
A motel with no windows. Must use the words “descent” and “twin.”

1 hr 9 min

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