Farnaz Fatemi and Dion O’Reilly interview local Santa Cruz poet and songwriter, Laurence White. We hear Laurence read and sing and talk further about both. Episode also includes a segment from The Hive called “Who Are We Reading?”
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Follow Laurence at @caravaggioboy
Listen to Laurence’s music:
- https://shallowdiverecords.bandcamp.com/track/homesick — this is the track you heard on our show.
- https://chaoticfutch.bandcamp.com/releases –this is the “bedroom EP” Laurence refers to.
More info on Word Church can be found here
Farnaz mentioned a movie which takes place at Transylvania U in Kentucky. It is American Animals.
In the “Who Are We Reading” segment:
Dion read from Ploughshares; she also mentioned New Ohio Review and New England Review. Farnaz read from Halal If You Hear Me: Breakbeat Poets vol 3, newly released.
Santa Cruz Poetry Calendar:
Monday, May 6 @ Word Church: Billy Butler, Featured Poet
Thursday, May 9 @ Peace United: Brenda Shaughnessy and Ellen Bass