Episode 11: The incomparable Moncho Alvarado joins!
Hey-o Alternaverts! Like the fluffy, funny dinosaurs of We're Back, we're back and we're delighted to be so! We've missed you and while we've been away, we've amassed quite the store of excellent conversations, starting with today's splendiferous guest, Moncho Alvarado! Check out her work here and hear her largesse in action with us today. We talk writing journeys and growth in said times and spaces, all happening amid whirls of questions and actualization. It was a glory to speak with her, and it's a glory to share said conversation with you all today. So, what are you waiting for? Dig.
November 14, 2021
Episode 10: H. L. Hix is in the House!
Ohmygosh, listeners! You've been oh-so patient, and your work has been met in kind with today's guest: H. L. Hix! Lindsey and I were gifted by his generous spirit and conversation, and you will be, too. Think of your personal magic and draw strength from its presence, as it will only be further stoked with this episode. Dig it.
June 13, 2021
Episode 9: Paul K. Tunis Joins!
Hey-o, Alternaverts! A very special episode for ya this week: Paul K. Tunis spent the afternoon with us, and, boy, was it a blast! We walked through his incredible poetry comic Avenge Me, Eavesdropper and talked about the process of working in multimedia at once. (Oh! And hypnogogic writing. Look it up.) And in case you'd like a closer look at Paul's comic, peep here or watch our conversation here. Dig it.
May 31, 2021
Episode 8: Holy Shit! It's Eileen Myles, Y'all!
Hey there, Alternaverts! We have quite the spectacular conversation this week with Eileen Myles. Together, we three wend our way through talks of East River Park advocacy (which, you should check out and support in whatever way you can), an astounding career's findings, machinations, and fascinations, and, of course, a devotion to dogs. You don't wanna miss out on this one! Dig it.
May 09, 2021
Episode 7: The Divine Claudia Keelan Joins!
Wowzers! You're back and so are we with another episode! For this week, Lindsey and I spoke with poet, scholar, and gift Claudia Keelan, wending our way through the Nevada summer sun and its fauna to as far as the South of France with the musical criticisms of the Trobairtiz. Ready yourself for horses, an anxious schnauzer, marches for civil rights, and the evolution of text over time: all are waiting for you. Dig it.
May 02, 2021
Episode 6: Soulmates Emma Eisler and Emma Bernstein Join!
Alternaverts, welcome welcome! We've got a special episode today with a little double trouble: Emma Eisler and Emma Bernstein of Kitsch, the Cornell University undergraduate arts publication. Together, we explore the wilderness of decentralized publishing, thinking about writing's opportunity for community, girl magic, and further feistiness! Dig it.
April 24, 2021
Episode 5: Korey Williams is Speaking!
Welcome back, dear listener! On this week's episode, we speak with friend and fellow poet-scholar Korey Williams! From pushing for more interdisciplinary scholarship, to examining the waking life's relationship to reading for more than simply pleasure, Korey invites us all to just take a minute to really appreciate our own personal bookcases and compositional accomplishments, as both are acts of loving. Dig it.
April 17, 2021
Episode 4: Sasha Smith Shakes It Up!
Ohmygosh, you're here! What a gorgeous gift to receive! In equal kind, we have a joyous conversation for y'all to enjoy and give ponderance: Episode 4! Sasha Smith talks alternate universes, Pando trees, the joining of word and dream via film and Lady Gaga, and just oodles more. Should you wish to do the very best thing for you and the world alike, check out her stuff here and here. You will be shaken anew in all the grooviest ways. Dig it.
April 10, 2021
Episode 3 - Ayesha Raees Joins!
Hey, howdy, hello! You're back, you excellent person, you. Thank you and welcome to episode 3 of Alternaverse! In this episode, we speak with co-founder and -editor of One Minute Press and superb poet Ayesha Raees. We take tea and poetry together in stride, talking the eternal mythos of womanhood, resisting boxes, uplifting AAPI and POC voices throughout the publishing world, and the joy of communal making. Be sure to check out Ayesha's work, and support One Minute Press! Both are extraordinary. As are you, listener. Dig it.
April 03, 2021
Episode 2 - Sean Singer Joins!
Hey there, you! Welcome back! On this episode of Alternaverse, we are joined by exceptional poet and thinker Sean Singer. We talk poetic process, taxi cab anonymity, and a whole lot more. Sean's site is available here, and we invite you to give our own freshly hatched set of pages a gander here. Send us a poem or a hello! Dig it.
March 27, 2021
Episode 1 - Precious Moments w/ Shane Kowalski
Welcome to Episode 1 of Alternaverse, a podcast all about poetry and its in between spots. Today's guest is the fabulous Shane Kowalski, a dear friend of both Lindsey and Annie's and a fantastic writer in his own right. Seriously. Check out his work! Should you be interested in any of the presses and/or writing to/with us, please visit Tammy Journal, Bat City Review, Finishing Line Press, GASHER, and One Minute Press. And our email is firstname.lastname@example.org. Dig it.
March 15, 2021