From Fiction to Poetry, Screenplays to Short Stories, the University of Central Arkansas's Vortex Podcast has it all just for you! Through the work of our dedicated staff, we bring student work to life through voice and audio, as well as speaking with visiting authors, upcoming writers and creators across the country, and hearing advice from the amazing faculty on our campus.
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Episode 12: Between Art and ADHD with Anna Wagner
It's April of the Arts here at the Vortex Podcast where over the next couple of weeks we'll be doing deep dives and interviews with the students and faculty of the UCA Art Department. To kick things off, our guest this week is fellow Vortex staff and ceramics artist Anna Wagner as she sits down to talk with us about the focus of here senior show combining sculpture and poetry to convey the stories of those living with ADHD and mental illness. As a companion piece for this episode, you can actually visit the Vortex website at ucavortex.com and view some of Anna's inspired, emotionally infused ceramic pieces.
So sit back. Relax. Let the art be your guide as we dive back into the Vortex.
Episode 11: Black History Month Special
On this episode, we talk to previous guest Marrissa Childs and new guest Dr. M Shelly Conner. We discuss the importance of Black History Month, how social media can play a role in expectations, and particular social cues.
Episode 10: Valentine's Day Special
Here is our Valentine's Day special! It's a long one. We talk with Marrissa Childs and Helen O'Malley about how their identities shape their writing, the evolution of romantic literature, and a secret surprise you'll have to tune in just to find out!
Episode 9: Kayla Byrum & LOCAL
New semester, new host, new episode! In this one, we sit down with Kayla Byrum and Rich Niemeyer of LOCAL and ask them about women in writing, confidence, and freelance writing. Have a listen!
Kathryn Miles Q & A
This is not exactly a new episode, just some audio from the Q&A session that was held after the interview with Kathryn Miles. Enjoy!
Episode 8 - Mermaids and Taverns: Talking With Vaughn Scribner
After a brief break between our episodes, we're back with the interview held between our very own Caleb Patton and Professor of History, Vaughn Scribner.
Caleb talks about mermaids, taverns, travel, and life as we learn about another accomplished writer among the faculty of The University of Central Arkansas.
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