Episode #47 features frequent Rattle contributor Ron Koertge and his newest book, Yellow Moving Van.
Ron Koertge is the author of many celebrated novels, including Stoner & Spaz, Strays, and The Brimstone Journals, all American Library Association Best Books for Young Adults; Shakespeare Bats Cleanup, an American Library Association Top Ten Sports Books for Youth Selection; and The Arizona Kid, an American Library Association pick for “one of the ten funniest books of the year.” A two-time winner of the PEN Literary Award for Children’s Literature, Koertge is also author of several books of poetry for adults, most recently Yellow Moving Van. He lives in South Pasadena, California.
As always, we'll also include live open mic for responses to our weekly prompt. For details on how to participate, either pre-recorded, via Skype, or by phone, go to: https://www.rattle.com/rattlecast/
This Week's Prompt:
Three minute poem. Set a timer for three minutes and write until your three minutes is up. No editing afterward!
Next Week's Prompt:
Write a poem based on a famous event that occurred in the year of your birth.
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