This Sunday, November 3rd on KSQD 90.7, Lisa Allen Ortiz visits Colorado poet Kierstin Bridger to discuss prostitution, avalanches, deep time and how poetry is a mouth to speak all those subjects. Bridger is the author of Demimonde and All Ember. Click HERE to listen on Stitcher. Find out more about her at https://kierstinbridger.com/
Did you miss The Hive Poetry Collective’s Halloween show because of the power outage? Yes you did!!! Listen to it here. Dion Lissner O’Reilly hosts The Willing Suspension Armchair Theater reading the fab and spooky Edgar Allen Poe. This was a super-fun show!!
Listen RIGHT HERE on a dark and stormy night. You won’t be sorry.
Three hive members buzz about poems and poets they’ve been reading, and what to make of it all. Tune in to hear a poem by our new U.S. Poet Laureate, Joy Harjo, from the most recent Pulitzer winner, Forrest Gander, and more.
October 6, 2019— Jump into the crispy leaf pile with host Farnaz Fatemi. Highlights include Farnaz reading seasonally-appropriate poems to help soften the blow of the leap into fall; an interview with Andrew Sivak of newcomer Bad Animal Books in Santa Cruz about their visions for poetry and poetry-related events at the store; Dion O’Reilly on the poet Edgar Kunz, and a full cornucopia of the local poetry calendar to make note of.
Some Autumn Poems:
Didi Jackson https://poets.org/poem/fall-1
Emily Jungmin Moon https://poets.org/poem/between-autumn-equinox-and-winter-solstice-today
Emily Dickinson https://poets.org/poem/besides-autumn-poets-sing-131
Edgar Kunz, Tap Out
In case you missed this amazing August 25th episode, catch it here— features a buzzy and so-inspiring conversation between Farnaz Fatemi and the choreographer and dancer Raja Feather Kelly in which they discuss the intersection of poetry, art, dance and Raja’s life— and how so much of it all depends on Anne Sexton’s poem “Flee on the Donkey.” This episode also includes a Prosetry segment in which Lisa Allen Ortiz reads Charles Simic. It’s one of our favorite episodes! Check it out!