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Episode #42: Andrea Hollander Budy on Friday, May 28th at 10 am PST

Join Rachelle as she talks with Andrea Hollander Budy, editor of When She Named Fire.

Friday, May 28th at 10 am PST, 1 pm EST.

To listen live: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/onword


Andrea Hollander Budy is the author of three chapbooks and three full-length poetry collections: Woman in the Painting, The Other Life, and House Without a Dreamer, which won the Nicholas Roerich Poetry Prize. Other honors include the D. H. Lawrence Fellowship, a Pushcart Prize for prose memoir, the Runes Poetry Award, two poetry fellowships the National Endowment for the Arts, and two from the Arkansas Arts Council. Her poems and essays have appeared in numerous anthologies, college textbooks, and literary journals. Since 1991 she has been the Writer-in-Residence at Lyon College, where she was awarded the Lamar Williamson Prize for Excellence in Teaching.

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Episode #41: John Murillo on this Friday, May 21st at 10 am PS

Join Rachelle as she talks with John Murillo, author of Up Jumps the Boogie.

Friday, May 21st at 10 am PST, 1 pm EST.

To listen live: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/onword

An afro-chicano poet and playwright, John Murillo is the current Jay C. and Ruth Halls Poetry Fellow at the Wisconsin Institute for Creative Writing. A graduate of New York University’s MFA program in creative writing, he has also received fellowships from the New York Times, Cave Canem, and the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, Massachusetts. He is a two-time Larry Neal Writers’ Award winner and the inaugural Elma P. Stuckey Visiting Emerging Poet-in-Residence at Columbia College Chicago. His poetry has appeared in such publications as Callaloo, Court Green, Ploughshares, Ninth Letter, and the anthology Writing Self and Community: African-American Poetry After the Civil Rights
Movement. Up Jump the Boogie is his first full length collection. His choreo-play, TRIGGER, is commissioned by Edgeworks Dance Theater and scheduled for production in early 2011.

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Your Summer 2010 Listening List!

What an exciting line-up for Summer 2010! Check here for more updates.

Bring your laptop to the beach and listen to "The Blood-Jet Writing Hour"!

  • July 30th Aileen Ibardaloza
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Episode #40: Arielle Greenberg and Lara Glenum on this Friday, May 14th at 10 am PST

Join Rachelle as she talks with Arielle Greenberg and Lara Glenum, co-editors of Gurlesque: The New Grrly, Grotesque, Burlesque Poetics

Friday, May 14th at 10 am PST, 1 pm EST.

To listen live: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/onword


Arielle Greenberg is the co-author, with Rachel Zucker, of Home/Birth: A Poemic (1913 Press, forthcoming 2011), and author of My Kafka Century (Action Books, 2005), Given (Verse, 2002) and the chapbooks Shake Her (Dusie Kollektiv, 2009) and Farther Down: Songs from the Allergy Trials (New Michigan, 2003). She is co-editor of three anthologies: with Rachel Zucker, Starting Today: 100 Poems for Obama’s First 100 Days (Iowa, 2010) and Women Poets on Mentorship: Efforts and Affections (Iowa, 2008); and with Lara Glenum, Gurlesque (Saturnalia, 2010). Twice featured in Best American Poetry and the recipient of a MacDowell Colony fellowship, she is the founder-moderator of the poet-moms listserv and works as an Associate Professor at Columbia College Chicago.  She also teaches childbirth classes in the community and is working on a nonfiction book about the new back-to-the-land movement in Maine.

Lara Glenum is a poet, scholar, and translator. She is the author of two books of poetry: The Hounds of No (Action Books, 2005) and Maximum Gaga (Action Books, 2009). With Arielle Greenberg, she is the co-editor of Gurlesque, an anthology of contemporary women’s poetry and visual art (Saturnalia Books, 2010). In 2009, she collaborated with sound, visual, and digital media artists on Meat Out of the Eater, a multimedia installation. The former recipient of a Fulbright Fellowship, she teaches in the MFA program in Creative Writing at LSU.

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