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Inner Moonlight

Inner Moonlight

By The Wild Detectives
Inner Moonlight is the monthly poetry podcast for the Wild Detectives in Dallas! Join us the second Wednesday of every month for poetry and conversation. Hosted by DFW poet, Logen Cure.
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Inner Moonlight: Robin Myrick

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Inner Moonlight: Paige Quiñones
Inner Moonlight is the poetry reading series for the Wild Detectives in Dallas! Join us the second Wednesday of every month for reading and conversation with one brilliant writer. In this episode, host Logen Cure talks to poet Paige Quiñones. Paige Quiñones is the author of The Best Prey, which received the 2020 Pleiades Press Lena Miles-Wever Todd Prize for Poetry. She has received awards and fellowships from the Center for Mexican-American Studies, the Academy of American Poets, and Inprint Houston. Her work has appeared in Best New Poets, Copper Nickel, Crazyhorse, Juked, Lambda Literary, Orion Magazine, Poetry Northwest, Quarterly West, Sixth Finch, and elsewhere. She earned her MFA from the Ohio State University and is currently a PhD student in poetry at the University of Houston, where she teaches community workshops and is a writer at Writers in the Schools.
30:60
June 9, 2021
Inner Moonlight: Joe Milazzo
Inner Moonlight is the poetry reading series for the Wild Detectives in Dallas! Join us the second Wednesday of every month for reading and conversation with one brilliant writer. In this episode, host Logen Cure talks to the incomparable Dallas poet Joe Milazzo! Joe Milazzo is the author of the novel Crepuscule W/ Nellie, two volumes of poetry — The Habiliments and Of All Places In This Place Of All Places — and several chapbooks, including the forthcoming homeopathy for the singularity. His writings have appeared in Black Clock, Black Warrior Review, BOMB, Prelude, Tammy, Texas Review and elsewhere. He is an Associate Editor for Southwest Review and the Founder/Editor-In-Chief of Surveyor Books. Joe lives and works in Dallas, TX, and his virtual location is http://www.joe-milazzo.com.
38:08
May 12, 2021
Inner Moonlight: Robin Myrick
Inner Moonlight is the poetry reading series for the Wild Detectives in Dallas! Join us the second Wednesday of every month for reading and conversation with one brilliant writer. In this episode, host Logen Cure talks to Dallas poet Robin Myrick. Robin Myrick is a writer and visual artist, and the author of I AM THIS STATE OF EMERGENCY, the debut title from Dallas indie press Surveyor Books. She holds an MFA in Writing and Critical Studies from California Institute of the Arts and has also studied in the Humanities-Aesthetic Studies doctoral program at the University of Texas at Dallas. Her work often engages the ephemeral or mediated moment, as expressed through film and television, portraiture and the rhetoric of identity, politics, consumerism and disaster. Robin has taught at St. Edward’s University, UT Dallas, Collin College and other fine institutions, but currently makes her weekly hay in the wilds of higher education SEO and digital marketing.
37:40
April 7, 2021
Inner Moonlight: Rebecca Balcárcel
Inner Moonlight is the poetry reading series for the Wild Detectives in Dallas! Join us the second Wednesday of every month for reading and conversation with one brilliant writer. In this episode, host Logen Cure talks to novelist and poet, Rebecca Balcárcel. Rebecca Balcárcel’s debut novel, THE OTHER HALF OF HAPPY is a Pura Belpré Honor Book and ALSC Notable Book that was named one of the Top Ten First Novels of 2019 by the American Library Association. Rebecca took her MFA from Bennington Writing Seminars. St. Mary’s University published her book of poems, Palabras in Each Fist in 2009. Find her on YouTube as the Sixminutescholar. She loves popcorn, her kitty, and teaching her students at Tarrant County College as Associate Professor of English.
40:53
March 10, 2021
Inner Moonlight: Katy Dycus
Inner Moonlight is the poetry reading series for the Wild Detectives in Dallas! Join us the second Wednesday of every month for reading and conversation with one brilliant writer. In this episode, host Logen Cure talks to the multi-talented Katy Dycus! A native Fort Worth, Texan, Katy now works in Madrid, Spain. She writes for the anthropology journal Mammoth Trumpet and is a Wild Detectives contributor.
38:34
February 10, 2021
Inner Moonlight: Brittany Griffiths
Inner Moonlight is the poetry reading series for the Wild Detectives in Dallas! Join us the second Wednesday of every month for poetry and conversation with one brilliant writer. In this episode, host Logen Cure talks to local poet Brittany Griffiths! Brittany Griffiths is a writer/editor/publisher from Dallas, Texas. She is the founder of Spontaneous Afflatus, an independent publishing house that specializes in poetry and short story collections. Brittany is also the editor and co-founder of Wavelength Magazine, a Dallas-based cultural arts magazine that focuses on film, art, literature, and music in North Texas. She published her debut collection of poems titled, Ebb & Flow, through Spontaneous Afflatus in October 2017. She currently works at the University of Texas at Arlington as the Library Publishing Specialist.  NOTE: This episode released in January 2021, but was recorded in 2020. When Brittany and Logen say "next year," they mean 2021!
25:05
January 13, 2021
Inner Moonlight: Dani Quesenberry
Inner Moonlight is back! We are the monthly reading series for the Wild Detectives and we have returned as a podcast! I'm your host, Logen Cure, and I'm stoked to bring you one writer an episode for poetry and conversation. My first guest is longtime friend, Dani Quesenberry.  Dani Quesenberry is a poet residing somewhere in the woods of rural Georgia. By day, she works for an LGBTQ+ advocacy organization. By night, she writes poems exploring her childhood and struggles with queer identity in the rural South. She also names her plants and likes to report the location of cops on Waze.
29:06
December 9, 2020