Episode #49 features long-time Rattle contributor Tom C. Hunley and his new book, Here Lies. Tom has appeared in issues 26, 40, 55, and 68 and is a 2020 Rattle Chapbook Prize winner.
In a 30+ year publishing career, Tom C. Hunley has placed poems in journals beginning with every letter of the alphabet except for Y. The most recent of his six full-length collections is Here Lies (Stephen F. Austin State University Press, 2018). Forthcoming from C&R Press in March 2021 is What Feels Like Love: New and Selected Poems. He has also written two textbooks and co-edited a third. He is a professor in the MFA/BA Creative Writing programs at Western Kentucky University, where he has worked since 2003.
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:
Write a poem in the style of teaching someone how to do something.
Next Week's Prompt:
Write a poem about a phobia you have.
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