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Sam touches down at the Hive to talk with Lisa Allen Ortiz about his book Saying Your Name Three Times Underwater, asemic writing, alligator crabs, poems that write poets and other secret things. 

Learn more about Sam and his work here: https://www.samroxaschua.com/

And here’s a link about the parasite-infected-dancing snails. It’s kind of disturbing. https://insider.si.edu/2014/11/crazy-eyes-mind-control-power-parasites/

Dion O’Reilly interviews Julia Chiapella of The Young Writers Program

young writers logoClick RIGHT HERE to hear Dion O’Reilly interview Julia Chiapella of The Young Writers Program, a program sponsored by the Santa Cruz County Office of Education which brings poetry to 4th-12th graders in Santa Cruz City Schools. Three students and a teacher speak passionately on the benefits of poetry for school age children. Find more about this program including how to volunteer at https://youngwriterssc.org

July 14th Show: Dion O’Reilly interviews Julia Levine. Farnaz Fatemi’s segment of “What We Are Reading”

Julia-Levine-198x300Listen Right Here to this week’s episode of the Hive.

Dion O’Reilly interviews Julia Levine. Julia B. Levine has won numerous awards for her work, including the Northern California Book Award in Poetry for Small Disasters Seen in Sunlight.  She has three other books: Ditch Tender, Ask, and Practicing for Heaven. She received a PhD in clinical psychology from the University of California, Berkeley and an MFA in Creative Writing from Pacific University. She lives and works in Davis,California.

Also, Farnaz Fatemi reads from Flèche by Mary Jean Chan and Halal If You Hear Me: The BreakBeat Poets Vol. 3, edited by Fatimah Asghar and Safia Elhillo