Conversations in poetry & consciousness with Bianca Stone.
Thus My Dream Series: Mathias Svalina
Talking with the incredible poet and artist, Mathias Svalina, about language and space of dreams, as it mirrors and informs the poem. Working consistently within the epistolary form, and the “telling” of dream form, Svalina continues the work of looking and seeing the world through the lens of the surreal, pushing against the boundaries of […]
Violence in Language & Finding Repair in Poetry: Paul Hlava Ceballos
In Paul Hlava Ceballos’s Banana  is a stunning debut full length collection that explored the crushing reality of the violence of “the extractive relationship the United States has with the Americas and its people through poetic portraits of migrants, family, and memory.” The title poem is part poetry and part reportage that traces the […]
Thus My Dream Series: Ana Božičević
Today we’re starting a new randomly occurring series on the podcast where we talk about–on top of whatever else–dreams. We start today with the poet and translator Ana Božičević, whose new book New Life came out this year from Wave Books. Ana Božičević is a poet, translator, teacher, and occasional singer. Ana grew up in […]
THE HUMAN DRIVE: SOPHIE KLAHR ON POETRY, MEMORY, LOOKING & LISTENING
SOPHIE KLAHR IS THE AUTHOR OF TWO OPEN DOORS IN A FIELD (BACKWATERS PRESS), MEET ME HERE AT DAWN (YESYES BOOKS) AND THERE IS ONLY ONE GHOST IN THE WORLD (FICTION COLLECTIVE 2), WINNER OF THE RONALD SUKENICK INNOVATIVE FICTION CONTEST, WHICH WAS CO-AUTHORED WITH COREY ZELLER. HER POEMS APPEAR IN THE NEW YORKER, AMERICAN […]
Muse of the Unconscious: mind, body & poetry
Today I’m talking with my friend and collaborator, Candace Jensen about the embodied and disembodies; poetry and inspiration; the soma and psyche; dyadic knowing and hidden; and the multifarious states of consciousness– this is what inspired us to host a week long in-person retreat this summer called The Unconscious Speaks and we wanted to include […]
“Varied Expressions of the Very Same Thing” with Charif Shanahan
Charif Shanahan is the author of Into Each Room We Enter without Knowing, a Lambda Literary Award and Publishing Triangle’s Thom Gunn Award Finalist. His work has appeared in American Poetry Review, The Nation, The New Yorker, The New York Times Magazine, The Paris Review, PBS NewsHour, and Poetry. He has received fellowships from the National Endowment of the Arts, the Stegner […]
right on time
a near perfect podcast that reaches deep within the questions and beyond to interrogate notions and narratives around self, poetry, mind-body, art and so much more. keep ‘em coming please
A great new poetry podcast!
This is a wonderful local poetry podcast from Vermont. Bianca Stone and Ben Pease ask really interesting questions from the perspective of practicing writers, and the poets and themes highlighted are universally significant. Give it a try!