Expo Presents: Transposition

Expo Presents: Transposition

By Exposition Review
Exposition Review is an independent, online multi-genre literary journal that publishes narratives by new, emerging, and established writers in the genres of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, stage & screen, experimental, visual art & photography, and comics. This podcast features our authors as they read their work and talk about their process, inspiration, and what keeps them writing. Find their work in our free online issues www.expositionreview.com.
Anthony R. Westenkirchner Reads "Carried"
Anthony R. Westenkirchner reads his experimental piece “Carried” from Exposition Review's Vol. V: Act/Break issue.  Read along at:  http://expositionreview.com/issues/vol-v-act-break/carried/ About the Reader: Anthony R. Westenkirchner once killed a man in self-defense with an Oxford comma. His work has appeared (or is forthcoming) in the Mud Season Review, The Finger Literary Journal, Santa Ana River Review, Juste Milieu Lit & Art Zine, Genre: Urban Arts, 3Elements Literary Review, Bear Review, Owen Wister Review, Fearsome Critters, The Tulane Review, The Manhattanville Review, The Reject Pile, and Apparatus Magazine. A graduate of Loyola University Chicago, Anthony is a voracious reader who enjoys alpine skiing and witty condescension. He currently lives with his wife and their three children in Kansas City, Missouri. Thank you to Alexander Blu for intro and outro music, and the generous donations from our supporters that allow us to pay our authors.  Exposition Review is a fiscally sponsored project of Fractured Atlas. Hosted by Laura Rensing
08:05
July 7, 2020
Alessandra Castellanos Reads "In Darkness with the Ramirez Sisters"
Listen to Alessandra Castellanos read her poem "In Darkness with the Ramirez Sisters" from Exposition Review's Vol. II: “Surface” and as she talks about finding time to write...no matter how long your commute is.  Read along at: http://expositionreview.com/issues/vol-ii-surface/in-darkness-with-the-ramirez-sisters/ About the Reader: Los Angeles native, Alessandra Castellanos has been a gardener, barista, housekeeper, nanny, pool cleaner, and medical courier. She writes poetry, fiction, and memoir and loves reading paranormal romance novels. She is a neophyte art collector, poetry daemon, movie buff, Valkyrie, and keeper of cats, dogs, turtles, ceramics, and other small things. Alessandra’s works have appeared in Queen Mob's Teahouse, Barrelhouse, The Offing, Lunch Ticket, Journal, Duende, and many others. She’s been featured at LA Lit Crawl and at Viva La Muxer arts and music festival with her poems “Madre” and "She was Everyone's Leg Bones." Check her out at alessandracastellanos.com Links from the Podcast: Alessandra’s Website: www.alessandracastellanos.com Support Alessandra through her Ko-Fi fan page here:https://ko-fi.com/alecastlawriter Donate to the Las Fotos Project: https://lasfotosproject.org/donate/ Find out more about classes with Jack Grapes: http://jackgrapes.com/grapes_classes.php Interested in the Poetry Salon?: https://www.thepoetrysalon.com/tps/ Exposition Review Volume II: Surface: http://expositionreview.com/issues/vol-ii-surface/ Thank you to Alexander Blu for intro and outro music, and the generous donations from our supporters that allow us to pay our authors.  Exposition Review is a fiscally sponsored project of Fractured Atlas.  Find out more at http://expositionreview.com/donate/ Hosted by Laura Rensing
13:35
June 23, 2020
Expo Presents: Angela Miyuki Mackintosh reads "Girls Like Us"
In this episode, check out Angela Miyuki Mackintosh's stellar reading of her experimental piece, "Girls Like Us." Read the issue free online at: http://expositionreview.com/issues/vol-v-act-break/ About the Reader: Angela Miyuki Mackintosh is a writer and illustrator living in Los Angeles. A Pushcart Prize and Best of the Net nominee (both 2019), her work has been published in Vice, Red Fez, Awakenings, The Nervous Breakdown, Eastern Iowa Review, and Writer’s Digest, among others. She is the executive editor of WOW! Women On Writing. Wow-womenonwriting.com. Thank you to Alexander Blu for intro and outro music, and the generous donations from our supporters that allow us to pay our authors.  Exposition Review is a fiscally sponsored project of Fractured Atlas. Hosted by Laura Rensing
06:58
May 23, 2020
Expo Presents: A.J. Bermudez & Cast Reads "Spinning the Record"
An extra special episode where playwright A.J. Bermudez and her cast read "Spinning the Record" from Exposition Review's Act / Break issue.  Read the issue free online at: http://expositionreview.com/issues/ About the Readers: A. J. Bermudez is a writer and director based in Los Angeles, California. Her work has been featured at the Yale Center for British Art, the National Winter Playwrights Retreat, and the International Festival of Arts & Ideas. She is a National Merit Scholar, recipient of the Jameson Prize, a Writer’s Digest National Award Winner, winner of the 2017 Cinequest Film Festival screenwriting competition. She is the artistic director of The American Playbook, co-host of the podcast Two-Person Book Club, and was recently named one of the ISA’s Top 25 Writers to Watch in 2019.  If that’s not enough for you, Bermudez is also a former boxer and EMT.  Get ready to have her knock your socks off.    ELIE - Hyojin Park  CAMERON - Paul Pryce  ANDY - Max Roll  STAGE DIRECTIONS - A. J. Bermudez Thank you to Alexander Blu for intro and outro music, and the generous donations from our supporters that allow us to pay our authors.  Exposition Review is a fiscally sponsored project of Fractured Atlas. Hosted by Laura Rensing
18:54
May 16, 2020
Expo Presents: Amanda Fletcher Reads "Off the Rails"
Amanda Fletcher reads an excerpt from her nonfiction piece, "Off the Rails" and shares her favorite vintage bathroom Instagrams.  Read her full piece in Exposition Review's Vol. V: "Act/Break" issue, free online at: http://expositionreview.com/issues/ About the Reader: Amanda Fletcher is the PEN America Emerging Voices (EV) Fellowship Manager as well as an alumna of the Emerging Voices program. If you haven’t guessed it yet, she’s an active member of the LA literary community. She is a regular contributor to Coast Magazine and the Orange County Register and has been published in the Los Angeles Review of Books, among many others. HALO: A Memoir will be her first book(!). Thank you to Alexander Blu for intro and outro music, and the generous donations from our supporters that allow us to pay our authors.  Exposition Review is a fiscally sponsored project of Fractured Atlas. Hosted by Laura Rensing
18:09
May 12, 2020
Expo Presents: Dare Williams Reads "Etymology"
Dare Williams reads his poem, "Etymology" from Exposition Review's Vol. V: "Act/Break" and discusses how he discovers the true momentum of his poetry.  Read the issue free online at: http://expositionreview.com/issues/vol-v-act-break/ About the Reader: Dare Williams is a Queer HIV-positive poet, artist, activist native to Southern California, and 2019 PEN America Emerging Voices Fellow. An alum of the John Ashbury Home School, Dare’s poetry has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize and a finalist for Blood Orange Review’s inaugural contest judged by Jericho Brown. His work has been featured in Cultural Weekly, Bending Genres, THRUSH and of course, Exposition Review. He is currently working on his first poetry collection.  Twitter: Dare_Williams13 Insta: dare_williams13 FB: Dare Williams Here are some great recommendations from Dare on organizations offering online workshops including LA's own Not a Cult.  Not a Cult is doing donation-based workshops - https://www.notacult.media/events?view=calendar&month=05-2020 Costura Creative doing online office hour workshops - http://www.costuracreative.com/officehours.html Bowery Poetry Project on-line workshops - https://www.bowerypoetry.com/ Shuffle Collective hosts weekend talks plus ongoing workshops - https://wow.shuffle.do/ Thank you to Alexander Blu for intro and outro music, and the generous donations from our supporters that allow us to pay our authors.  Exposition Review is a fiscally sponsored project of Fractured Atlas. Hosted by Laura Rensing
07:31
May 9, 2020
Expo Presents: Lia Dun Reads "Laugh"
WriteGirl alum Lia Dun reads their flash fiction piece "Laugh" from Exposition Review's Vol. V: "Act/Break" and talks about inspiration, and mentorship.  Read the issue free online at: http://expositionreview.com/issues/vol-v-act-break/ About the Reader:  Lia Dun is nonbinary Chinese American writer living in San Francisco. They are a Pisces Sun, Leo Moon, and connoisseur of hot Cheetos (great choice, Lia!).  Lia is a WriteGirl alum who participated in our WriteGirl “Share Your Voice Workshop” in March. About WriteGirl: WriteGirl is a nonprofit organization in Los Angeles that promotes creativity and self-expression to empower girls. https://www.writegirl.org/ Thank you to Alexander Blu for intro and outro music, and the generous donations from our supporters that allow us to pay our authors.  Exposition Review is a fiscally sponsored project of Fractured Atlas.   Hosted by Laura Rensing
06:13
May 9, 2020
Expo Presents: Alexandrine Ogundimu Reads "Wound"
Alexandrine Ogundimu reads her fiction piece "Wound" from Exposition Review's Vol. V: "Act/Break" and talks about pushing the boundaries on fiction.  Read the issue free online at: http://expositionreview.com/issues/vol-v-act-break/ About the Reader:  Alexandrine Ogundimu is a Nigerian American writer who lives in Seattle.  She received an MFA in Fiction at NYU. Her fiction can be found in Five:2:One, Flapperhouse, and Exposition Review.  She cares deeply about equality but mostly is waiting for the day she can loot Tiffany’s with a pack of feral drag queens. https://www.ajogundimu.com/  Thank you to Alexander Blu for intro and outro music, and the generous donations from our supporters that allow us to pay our authors.  Exposition Review is a fiscally sponsored project of Fractured Atlas.   Hosted by Laura Rensing
11:58
May 9, 2020