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Episode #59: Rosa Alcalá on Fri., April 1st @ 11 am PST / 2 pm EST

Join Rachelle as she talks with Rosa Alcalá, author of UNDOCUMENTARIES on Friday, April 1st at 11 am PST / 2 pm EST.
Rosa Alcalá is the author of two chapbooks, Some Maritime Disasters This Century(Belladonna, 2003) and Undocumentary(Dos Press, 2008). Her work appears in the anthology, The Wind Shifts: New Latino Poetry(University of Arizona Press, 2007), and in journals such as Mandorla, Chain, Barrow Street, Tarpaulin Sky,and The Brooklyn Rail. Alcalá has also translated poetry by Cecilia Vicuña, Lourdes Vázquez, and Lila Zemborain, among others. She holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Brown University, and a PhD in English from the State University of New York at Buffalo. Born and raised in Paterson, NJ, she currently resides in El Paso, Texas, where she teaches in the Department of Creative Writing and Bilingual MFA Program at the University of Texas at El Paso. Undocumentariesis Rosa Alcalá’s first full-length collection of poetry.
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Episode #58: Julia Wertz on Tues. March 29th @ 10 am PST/1 pm EST

Join Rachelle as she talks with Julia Wertz, author of DRINKING AT THE MOVIES on Tuesday, March 29th at 10 am PST/ 1 pm EST.

To listen live, click here!

Julia was born in 1982 and raised in the San Francisco bay area. She is the author of the unfortunately titled autobiographical books Fart Party vol 1 & 2 (Atomic Books) and Drinking at the Movies (Three Rivers Press) She lives in Greenpoint in Brooklyn, NY with a cat who’s a total asshole.  For more information and comics, check out Julia’s blog, Museum of Mistakes.

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Episode #57: Dorianne Laux on Weds. March 23rd @ 11 am PST/2 pm EST

Join Rachelle as she talks with Dorianne Laux, author of THE BOOK OF MEN on Wednesday, March 23rd at 11 am PST/ 2 pm EST.

To listen live: www.blogtalkradio.com/onword

Dorianne Laux is the author of five collections of poetry: Facts About the Moon, What We Carry, Smoke, Awake, and The Book of Men. She has been the recipient of the Oregon Book Award and was short-listed for the Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize. Among her awards are a Pushcart Prize and a Guggenheim Fellowship. She teaches at North Carolina State University and lives in Raleigh.

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Episode #56: Christina Olson on Tues., March 8th @ 10 am PST/ 1 pm EST

Join Rachelle as she talks with Christina Olson, author of BEFORE I CAME HOME NAKED on Tuesday, March 8th at 10 am PST/ 1 pm EST.

To listen live: www.blogtalkradio.com/onword


Christina Olson’s first book of poems is Before I Came Home Naked (Spire Press, 2010). Her work has recently appeared in Wake, Passages North, Water~Stone Review, and Anti-; new work will appear in The Normal School, Gastronomica, and H-ngm-n. She lives online at <www.thedrevlow-olsonshow.com>.

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