Santa Cruz’s own Diane Louie joins Farnaz Fatemi from her home in Paris, France, to talk about and read from her new book (October 2020) from University of Georgia Press, Fractal Shores. Fractal Shores is a winner in the National Poetry Series. Louie is a long time resident of Santa Cruz and now Paris. Missed it? Listen here.
Listen here for a lively conversation as Julie Murphy interviews award winning poet Traci Brimhall. Traci reads poems from her new book “Come the Slumberless to the Land of Nod” and shares 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 for a great conversation and great poems. Julie Murphy interviews Cynthia White and Maggie Paul, Santa Cruz poets, who read new work and talk about nature, metaphor, and poets that inspire them.
The Hidden Life of Trees by Peter Wohlleben
A Natural History of the Senses by Diane Ackerman
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.