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Sep 24, 2021

Host Louise Rozett engages children’s author Lauren Tarshis in a discussion about her path to publishing the popular I Survived series, the need to develop children as readers, research rapture, and constrained timelines when writing creative nonfiction.

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Sep 3, 2021

Host Julie Sugar leads guest Sharman Apt Russell in a discussion about her latest book, Within Our Grasp, and the push to end childhood malnutrition, the use of metafiction, and finding satisfaction in your writing life.

 

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Aug 14, 2021

Host Yamini Pathak engages poet Jaswinder Bolina in a discussion about writing as a person of color, adopting a persona, and the freedom of poetry. Bolina reads from his essay “Writing Like a White Guy” and his poems “Supremacy” and “Station.”

Jaswinder Bolina 

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Jul 23, 2021

Host Mair Allen chats with poet Sally Wen Mao about her essay High-Rise Syndrome published in The Believer magazine, temporality and the self portrait, and poetry as a refusal of silencing. Mao reads her poem Batshit featured in the anthology Together in a Sudden Strangeness (ed. Alice Quinn). Part 2 of 2.

 

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Jul 9, 2021

Host Mair Allen chats with poet Sally Wen Mao about her collection Oculus, the politics of recognition and consumption of the self, the hustle of the poetry life, and art as collaboration and protest. Mao reads Anna May Wong Goes Viral from Oculus. Part 1 of 2. 

 

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