Join Julie Murphy for a lively conversation with award winning poet Traci Brimhall. Traci will read poems from her new book “Come the Slumberless to the Land of Nod” and share her thoughts about love, vulnerability, death and writing.
Farnaz Fatemi talks to Hive members Billy Butler and Dion O’Reilly about Poetry in What Seem Like End Times. Listen in to conversation about the 2020 election, hair product, facing uncertainty, friendship, and more.
In these sad and broken days, let’s not forget delight and what it’s made of— rage and rapture. Lisa Allen Ortiz hosts an episode of PROSETRY on the Hive that celebrates Ross Gay’s poetry and prose and features Gay reading excerpts from his Book of Delights. Buzz in for a listen and discover that joy is powerful medicine. If you missed your does on Sunday on KSQD, listen here.
Listen HERE to a conversation between the beloved poet Naomi Shihab Nye and Danusha Laméris at St. Mary’s College of Maryland, marking the occasion of the Lucille Clifton Legacy Award.
Another great episode of the Hive Poetry Collective on KSQD, 90.7 FM is available ! Join host Julie Murphy and Santa Fe poet, Barbara Rockman, as they share poems and talk about about her award winning book to cleave. The conversation weaves through themes of marriage, loss, aging, and spirituality. Missed it? Listen here.
Honey from the Flashback Hive —Poet and Fiction Writer Meg Freitag talks with Lisa Allen Ortiz about fiction, boxes, God, mirrors and of course poetry written to dead parakeets named Edith. Listen here.
The Hive was thrilled to host Frost Place Chapbook Contest Winner Armen Davoudian and hear poems from his forthcoming chapbook, Frost Place Chapbook contest winner Swan Song (Bull City Press). Farnaz Fatemi talked to Armen about translation as metaphor, James Merrill, listening to poems in foreign tongues, growing up Armenian in Isfahan, and how “the sonnet is perfectly engineered to talk about immigration.” Missed it Sunday night on KSQD 90.7 Santa Cruz? Listen here.