Poetry, Spring

Episode #55: Rachel Eliza Griffiths on Tues., February 22nd @ 10 am PST/ 1 pm EST

Join Rachelle as she talks with Rachel Eliza Griffiths, author of THE REQUITED DISTANCE on Tuesday, February 22nd at 10 am PST/ 1 pm EST.

To listen live: www.blogtalkradio.com/onword

Rachel Eliza Griffiths is a poet, painter, and photographer. A Cave Canem Fellow, she is the recipient of numerous grants and fellowships.  Her visual and literary work has appeared in Callaloo, Crab Orchard Review, Brilliant Corners, RATTLE, The New York Times, and many others. She is the author of Miracle Arrhythmia (Willow Books).  The Requited Distance (Sheep Meadow Press) is her second full-length collection of poetry. Currently, she teaches at Sarah Lawrence College.

Episode #54: Kate Bernheimer and Lily Hoang on Tues., February 15th @ 10 am PST/ 1 pm EST

Join Rachelle as she talks with Kate Bernheimer, author of HORSE FLOWER BIRD and editor of MY MOTHER SHE KILLED ME, MY FATHER HE ATE ME, and Lily Hoang, author of CHANGING on Tuesday, February 15th at 10 am PST/ 1 pm EST. A double header!

To listen live: www.blogtalkradio.com/onword

Kate Bernheimer is the author of a trilogy of novels based on fairy tales: The Complete Tales of Ketzia Gold, The Complete Tales of Merry Gold, and the recently published The Complete Tales of Lucy Gold, and a story collection, Horse, Flower, Bird. She also edits fairy-tale anthologies, including, most recently, My Mother She Killed Me, My Father He Ate Me: Forty New Fairy Tales (Penguin, 2010). She also writes children’s books; her first, The Girl in the Castle inside the Museum (Random House), was named a Publishers Weekly “Best Book of 2008.” She founded and edits the annual literary journal Fairy Tale Review, and is Associate Professor and Writer in Residence at the University of Louisiana in Lafayette.
Lily Hoang is the author of The Evolutionary Revolution, Changing (recipient of a 2009 PEN Beyond Margins Award), and Parabola (winner of the 2006 Chiasmus Press Un-Doing the Novel Contest). She serves as an Associate Editor at Starcherone Books and Editor at Tarpaulin Sky.