Conversations in poetry & consciousness with Bianca Stone.
How Poetry Speaks to Change: Ovid’s Metamorphoses with Translator Stephanie McCarter
An incredible and in-depth conversation with Classical scholar, Stephanie McCarter about Ovid, Horace, greco Roman poetry, the tradition of translation, retelling of myth, and the movements of poetry across the ages. Ovid’s Metamorphoses continues to speak to our fundamental issues, but how, and why? What can this new translation tell us about not only Ovid’s […]
A Place Beyond Shame: Ed Steck on the B Horror Film of Life
Talking today about the work of creating a book from our private work on the self, reckoning with the most unbearable past; as it overlaps and interacts with the art in our lives, which in turn connects to the history of our relationship with art and others: Ed Steck, who spent much of his childhood […]
MARISA CRAWFORD, the DIARY & the 90s
What is the private space of a diary, what is the public space of a poem, and what does the psyche do in each? What is confession and what is memory in the poem, if it plays with the mechanism, or tone of Diary? How to explore and play the the personal expectations of those […]
Haunting Performances of the (un/discovered) Self: Dorothea Lasky
Dorothea Lasky and I discuss her newest collection of poetry The Shining, the deceptive nature of the “I” in poetry; the undiscovered language that haunts our very psyche–and of course a lot about Kubrick’s film adaptation of The Shining. Mactaggart Jewelry: use the code Psyche20 for 20% off! Louise Glück’s The Wild Iris Jung’s The […]
Poetry & Dreams with 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 […]
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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!