This episode of Electric Poetry features Taylor Crowley and aired on January 21st, 2020. About the poet: Taylor Crowley is a Chicago-based poet. She is an eager writer, with plans to submit her work during the 2020 year. She graduated from Grand Valley State University with her BA in writing. Her work can be found on her laptop, (or in her notes app), where it will sit and be revised until a masterpiece is produced. If you would like to keep up with Taylor and her work, you can follow her on Instagram at @tcxthewriter_.
This episode of Electric Poetry features Phillip Sterling and aired on January 14th, 2020. About the poet: About the poet: Phillip Sterling is the author of two books of fiction, In Which Brief Stories Are Told (Wayne State U Press) and Amateur Husbandry (Mayapple Press), two collections of poetry, And Then Snow (Main Street Rag) and Mutual Shores (New Issues) and four chapbook-length series of poems (Significant Others, Abeyance, Quatrains, And for All This: Poems from Isle Royale). A fifth series, Short on Days, will be released from Main Street Rag in 2020. The recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, two Fulbright Awards (Belgium and Poland), and a PEN Syndicated Fiction Award, Sterling has served as Artist-in-Residence for both Isle Royale National Park and Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. He is currently Professor Emeritus at Ferris State University, where he founded and coordinated the Literature In Person Reading Series until his retirement in 2013.
This episode of Electric Poetry features J. Bradley and aired on 12-16-2019. About the poet: J. Bradley is the author of Greetings from America: Letters from the Trade War (Whiskey Tit Books, 2019). His flash fiction piece, “How to Burn a Bridge Job Aid” was selected for Best Small Fictions 2019. He lives at jbradleywrites.com.
This episode of Electric Poetry features Muriel Leung and aired on 11-12-2019. About the poet: Muriel Leung is the author of Bone Confetti, winner of the 2015 Noemi Press Book Award. A Pushcart Prize nominated writer, her writing can be found in The Baffler, Cream City Review, Gulf Coast, The Collagist, Fairy Tale Review, and others. She is a recipient of fellowships to Kundiman, VONA/Voices Workshop and the Community of Writers. She is the Poetry Co-Editor of Apogee Journal. She also co-hosts The Blood-Jet Writing Hour podcast with Rachelle Cruz and MT Vallarta. Currently, she is a Dornsife fellow in Creative Writing and Literature at the University of Southern California. She is from Queens, NY.
This episode of Electric Poetry aired on 9/10/2019 on 88.1 FM WYCE. About the poet: Kristin Brace is a writer living in West Michigan. Her small obsessions include books, houseplants, Italy, the scent of tomatoes fresh from the vine, names, peonies at their peak, the Oxford comma, accordion music in a minor key, colors, Lake Michigan in every weather, and kittens in the sun.
This episode aired on 9/02/2019 on 88.1 FM WYCE. About the poet: Alex Luu is an Asian American writer, performer, and speaking artist based in Los Angeles, CA. He's a poetry slam champion, having won Texas Grand Slam (2017). He has served as the co-captain of a Brave New Voices team (2016), representing Los Angeles, which placed 7th in the world, and has been the captain of USC's collegiate poetry team since 2015.
This episode of Electric Poetry, which aired on Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019, features local poet Kyle Flak reading from his newest collection, "Sweatpants Paradise." About the poet: Kyle Flak's newest books are "Sweatpants Paradise" and "I Am Sorry For Everything in the Whole Universe", both from Gold Wake Press. His writing has recently appeared in Bat City Review, jubilat, Mudfish, Poetry East, Spinning Jenny, and Whiskey Island. He attended Northern Michigan University and the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. You can follow him on Twitter (@kpflak) and YouTube.
This episode aired on June 18th, 2019 on 88.1 FM WYCE. About the poet: Rosie Accola is a writer, editor, and poet. She graduated from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) in 2018 with her BFA in writing. Her first full-length collection, "Referential Body", is out now via Ghost City Press. You can find her on Instagram @rosieaccola.
This episode of Electric Poetry, which aired on 10/9/2018, features Tim Hawkins. About the poet: Tim Hawkins has lived and traveled widely throughout North America, Southeast Asia, Europe and Latin America, where he has worked as a journalist, technical writer, communications manager and teacher in international schools. His career also has taken some interesting detours into such posts as salmon cannery slime table worker, stevedore, nose-hair clipper model and cram school teacher. After spending much of the '90's and '00's abroad, he currently lives in his hometown of Grand Rapids, Michigan. His writing has appeared in numerous print and online publications (see Bibliography and Selected Poems Tabs). He has been nominated for Best of the Net (2018), for a Pushcart Prize (2011, 2017) and was chosen to serve as preliminary judge for the 47th Annual Dyer-Ives Poetry Competition (2015), judged by Mark Doty. His poetry collection, Wanderings at Deadline, was published in 2012 by Aldrich Press.
This episode of Electric Poetry, which aired on 10/2/18, features poems from Sibling Rivalry Press authors, including Sarah Browning, Stephen S. Mills, Annah Anti-Palindrome, Casey Rocheteau, Michael Klein, and Nickole Brown, as well as poetry and conversation from Bryan Borland!!!