Andrew talks with us about Terrence Hayes’ breathtaking presence, how growing up with a musician Dad inspired him to pursue poetry, and whether there’s such a thing as a perfect poem. 

You can find Andrew on Twitter. You can read Andrew’s poem, “Apologia for Never Saying What I Mean” (and two others!), at Connotation Press

The essay by Alicia Mountain that Stephanie mentions is here.

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September 18, 2019

Episode 007 - Katie Condon

Katie discusses stanzas that stick out like sore thumbs, the importance of leaving work to sit for a time, and how a poem that was meant as an exercise and break from her usual writing got published at The New Yorker.

Katie’s debut collection, Praying Naked, is forthcoming from Ohio State University Press in 2020. The artwork for the cover is by Dorielle Caimi, whose work you can find here.

Find Katie on her website katiecondonpoetry.com, on Instagram at @katiecondonhermes, and on Twitter at @katie2condon

Find “Origin” on The New Yorker website.

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Katie chats about her celebration that resulted in her receiving UT’s first ever yellow card in rowing, being a woman in #sports, and sneaking in to the Art Institute of Chicago every Thursday for two months.

The painting that Katie references is Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec’s “At the Moulin Rouge” (1895). Read more about it here.

She mentions both Lorrie Moore and Rax King as writers who have influenced her work. You can find her at katieculliganwriting.com and follow her on twitter @overcomplikate.

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Erin talks to us about her 19-year old poem, the best liquor to drink to pre-game writing #sadpoems (hint: it’s whiskey), and how she basically discovered Lena Dunham.

You can read Erin’s poem “Frieze” at Guernica Magazine https://www.guernicamag.com/frieze/. You can find her at http://www.sundresspublications.com/erin/ and follow her on twitter @sundresserin. 

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Lance chats about online forums, being a 5w4 on the enneagram, punny baseball titles, and how a very real and very strange experience in the park made it into (and back out of) his short story. 

You can read Lance’s story in print from Southern Indiana Review. You can follow him on Twitter and bug him about finishing his novel at @lancedyzak_.

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If you want to hear a good story or need a pep talk listen to this episode! Alyssa tells us how she started as a writer (hint: it involves tumblr and fanfic), the powerful influence of women of color in the poetry world, and how she will probably never stop learning.

You can DM Alyssa memes on instagram @_alyssamolina

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Samantha Edmonds joins us to talk about being the best writer ever, sci-fi, and somehow not about her 14 pets!

You can find out more about her (and be completely impressed by her publications) at samanthaedmonds.com. The story she read on the pod entitled "The Man and the Moon" can be found online at The Normal School.

The story Sam mentions is "The Distance to the Moon" by Italio Calvino, and can be found around the web, including many recordings!

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Jeremy Michael Reed joins us to talk about having a secret blog in college, birds, and the “M” word.

You can find Jeremy at jeremymichaelreed.com. His poem “Hand-Stitched” is at http://www.whaleroadreview.com/reed/.

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Get a quick introduction to Brynn and Stephanie while we talk about why we wanted to start a podcast and our own experience with the sh*tty first draft.

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