episode, Kenyatta Rogers discusses the puzzle of poetry, doing the
work, finding inspiration, seeking out places to send work, the
difference between poetry and narrative, playing with constraints,
reading work out loud, patience, starting with couplets, and
writing at the supermarket.
Scapellato, author, on placing a novel in Chicago, following a
work's intentions, making a sentence do more than one thing,
emotional grounding and escalation, finding humor outside dialogue,
and having your mom fill in the blanks.
episode, Melissa Febos talks about creative non-fiction, learning
to love memoir, following curiosity, the most common fear among
non-fiction writers, listening to your own standards as a reader,
protecting yourself when publishing, letting your art take its own
time, and to learning trust your psyche.
episode, Ines Bellina, author and storyteller, discusses all things
networking, including how to be a human being, where to start,
being a good literary citizen, conferences, and not being weird on