The Hive premieres a new segment, hosted by Farnaz Fatemi, called Poetry in the World. Farnaz talks with the multi-disclipinary artist, Christian Berman, about why writing poetry matters and how it informs his art practice (image courtesy Christian Berman). Dion O’Reilly talks about Who and What she is reading. Also includes the local poetry calendar for June.
Beloved Palo Alto poet Esther Kamkar joins Lisa Allen Ortiz and the Hive Poetry Collective this Sunday at 8pm on KSQD 90.7, Santa Cruz. Esther will read from her new book of such things. Don’t miss it! (But if you do, find it right here on Monday or search for Hive Poetry Collective on any of your podcast platforms.)
Last Sunday’s Hive Poetry Collective is now available as a podcast: Danusha interviews Jory Post about phren-Z, Santa Cruz Writes, health, illness and the prose poem. We also hear Jory’s wonderful new work. Click HERE to hear or download!
Celebrate the 2019 issue of Porter Gulch Review with editor David Allen Sullivan and a panel of this year’s contributors, Victoria Bañales , Jennifer Lagier, Travis DeYoung, Kate Avraham, and Robin White Turtle Lysne as they read poems from the issue and discuss the contexts and sources of their writing projects. Be sure to join poets and editors for the issue launch of this year’s Porter Gulch Review at the Horticulture Center at Cabrillo College on May 18th. Lisa Allen Ortiz hosts.
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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As part of our Community Outreach Series, we meet Watsonville-based poet, writer, and teacher Christopher Soriano who speaks to us about his life and work. Find him on Instagram and Twitter @chsoripalma and at christophersorianowrites.wordpress.com