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Viewless Wings Poetry Podcast

Viewless Wings Poetry Podcast

By James Morehead
James Morehead, author and Poet Laureate of Dublin, California, hosts The Viewless Wings Poetry Podcast, featuring original poems (and the stories behind the poetry), the business of publishing and interviews with poets and artists. Season 1 features poet Olivia Gatwood, artist Kari Byron, animator Gaia Alari and more. Subscribe today.

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Poets Take the Mic at Dublin's Splatter Festival 2022
This episode features eleven points, nine finalists (eight of whom performed live at the City of Dublin's Splatter Festival on Saturday September 10, 2022) and two honorable mentions. All have wonderful poetic focus covering a diversion range of topics. Finalists Kate McCarroll Moore Cara Sennott Ida Marie Beck Marie-Anne Poudret Rowena Tho Nguyen Carissa Maddox Inge Sorensen Sarah Abbett Honorable Mentions Ileia Thomas AKA Black Latina Lyrics Sterling Nguyen
58:32
October 04, 2022
Yanyi's "Dream of the Divided Field" Explores the Separation of Self [INTERVIEW]
Yanyi is the author of Dream of the Divided Field (One World 2022) and The Year of Blue Water (Yale University Press 2019), winner of the 2018 Yale Series of Younger Poets Prize. His work has been featured in or at NPR’s All Things Considered, New York Public Library, Tin House, Granta, and A Public Space, and he is the recipient of fellowships from Asian American Writers’ Workshop and Poets House. He holds an MFA in Poetry from New York University. He was most recently poetry editor at Foundry. Currently, he teaches creative writing at large and gives creative advice at The Reading.
42:30
September 27, 2022
Pamela Wax Explores the Healing Power of Poetry in "Walking the Labyrinth"
Pamela Wax is the author of Walking the Labyrinth (Main Street Rag, 2022) and the forthcoming chapbook, Starter Mothers (Finishing Line Press). Her poems have received awards from Crosswinds Poetry Journal, Paterson Literary Review, Oberon Poetry Magazine and the Robinson Jeffers Tor House. Her publication credits include Barrow Street, Pensive, Connecticut River Review, Heron Tree, Glimpse, Mudfish, Pedestal, Pangyrus, Reed Magazine, Naugatuck River Review, Sixfold, Solstice, and Passengers Journal, among others. Pam is an ordained rabbi who facilitates spiritual poetry writing workshops and walks labyrinths in the Northern Berkshires of Massachusetts—or wherever she can find them. Her forthcoming website is www.pamelawax.com. A trigger warning. Please note that this interview, because of the subject matter and themes of Pamela’s new book Walking the Labyrinth, may touch on suicide. If you are having suicidal thoughts please reach out for support resources in your area.
44:20
September 13, 2022
Behind the Scenes of a Local Bookseller with Tricia Huebner, Phoenix Books
This week's episode of the Viewless Wings Poetry Podcast takes you behind the scenes of an independent bookstore courtesy of Phoenix Books in Rutland, Vermont. As writers and poets we have all spent many hours - and dollars - in bookstores. No online experience can replace walking down an aisle of bookshelves, searching for the poetry section, and being distracted by an intriguing book cover. Tricia Huebner is the co-owner of Phoenix Books in Rutland, Vermont which opened in 2015.  She grew up outside of New York City, has bachelor’s degrees in English and History, and moved to Vermont more than 40 years ago. When not working she is an avid reader and enjoys hiking, kayaking, cooking, traveling, and spending time at her cottage on Lake Champlain.
24:03
August 30, 2022
Five Poets Recite (Nathalie Kuroiwa-Lewis, David Holper, Connor Simons, Norma DaCrema, Linda Drattell)
The Viewless Wings Poetry Podcast August submitted poems episode features contributions from six wonderful contributions read by the poets. Different forms and themes are featured. The Viewless Wings Poetry Podcast explores the art of poetry through interviews with poets and artists including Safia Elhillo, A.E. Stallings, Olivia Gatwood, Regina Harris Baiocchi, Kari Byron, Lisa Marie Simmons and more. Featured in this episode: Saint Matthew’s Rectus Femoris by Nathalie Kuroiwa-Lewis Aubergine by David Holper The Ecstasy of St. Cecilia by Connor Simons Open Sesame by Norma DaCrema Paddington Park by Linda Drattell
20:48
August 23, 2022
Sarah Kobrinsky Shares Poetry from "Nighttime on the Other Side of Everything"
Sarah Kobrinsky was the 2013-2015 Poet Laureate of Emeryville, CA. She is the author of Nighttime on the Other Side of Everything (New Rivers Press, 2019). Her poems and stories have appeared in Magma Poetry, Red Light Lit, Eleven Eleven, Monkeybicycle, *82 Review, 100 Word Story, Fjords Review, among many others. She was long-listed for the 2019 University of Canberra Vice Chancellor's Poetry Prize. She was born in Canada, raised in North Dakota, seasoned in England, and tempered in California.
37:32
August 16, 2022
Cynthia Good Explores Mortality Through Poetry in "What We Do with Our Hands"
Cynthia Good is an award-winning author, journalist and former TV news anchor. She has written six books including Vaccinating Your Child, which won the Georgia Author of the Year award. She has launched two magazines, Atlanta Woman and the nationally distributed PINK magazine for women in business. Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in numerous journals including Free State Review, Main Street Rag and Terminus Magazine. Cynthia’s new chapbook What We Do with Our Hands from Finishing Line Press will be published this summer. Cynthia is also a frequent speaker and global women’s advocate.
28:09
August 09, 2022
Tina Cane (Poet Laureate, RI) on Capturing "Year of the Murder Hornet" in Verse
Born in Hell's Kitchen, New York City, and raised in the Village, Tina Cane serves as the Poet Laureate of Rhode Island where she is the founder/director of Writers-in-the-Schools, RI. Her poems and translations have appeared in numerous publications, including The Literary Review, Spinning Jenny, Tupelo Quarterly, Jubliat, and The Common. In her capacity as poet laureate, Cane has established her state's first youth poetry ambassador program in partnership with Rhode Island Center for the Book, and has brought the Poetry-in-Motion program from the New York City Transit System to Rhode Island's state-wide busses. Cane is the author of The Fifth Thought, Dear Elena: Letters for Elena Ferrante, poems with art by Esther Solondz, Once More With Feeling, and Body of Work. In 2016, Tina received the Fellowship Merit Award in Poetry, from the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts. She was also a 2020 Poet Laureate Fellow with the Academy of American Poets and is the creator/curator of the distance reading series, Poetry is Bread. Her debut novel-in-verse for young adults, Alma Presses Play (Penguin/Random House) was released in September 2021 and her new poetry collection, Year of the Murder Hornet, came out with Veliz Books in May 2022. Cane is also the editor of the forthcoming, Poetry is Bread: The Anthology, which will be published in early 2023 with Nirala Press. We interviewed Tina for the Viewless Wings Poetry Podcast.
45:08
August 02, 2022
Safia Elhillo on Crafting the Poetry of "Girls That Never Die"
Poet and author Safia Elhillo discusses her new book Girls That Never Die with Viewless Wings Poetry Podcast host James Morehead (Poet Laureate - Dublin, CA, and author of canvas and portraits of red and gray). Sudanese by way of D.C., Safia Elhillo is the author of The January Children and Home Is Not a Country and co-editor of the anthology Halal If You Hear Me. Winner of the Sillerman First Book Prize for African Poets, the Arab American Book Award, and the Brunel International African Poetry Prize, she is also the recipient of a Cave Canem Fellowship, a Wallace Stegner Fellowship from Stanford University, and a Ruth Lilly and Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Fellowship from The Poetry Foundation. Her work has appeared in POETRY magazine, The Atlantic, and The Academy of American Poets’ Poem-a-day series, among others.
53:06
July 26, 2022
Six Poets Recite (Durell Carter / Sarah Bitter / David Radavich / Mary Amato / Jai-Michelle Louissen / Nicole Farmer)
The Viewless Wings Poetry Podcast July submitted poems episode features contributions from six wonderful contributions read by the poets. Different forms and themes are featured.  The submitted poems, read by the authors, in this episode include: Midnight Velvetto by Durell Carter Dear Creature and Before the Pool, there was a Saltwater Lagoon by Sarah Bitter Self-Portrait by David Radavich You Will Know Us By Our Art by Mary Amato a gathering by Jai-Michelle Louissen Honest Sonnets by Nicole Farmer
22:29
July 19, 2022
Patagonia Poet Laureate Celebration Part 2 featuring Kimi Sugioka, Cynthia Patton, and Tongo Eisen-Martin
Patagonia San Francisco's Poet Laureate Celebration featured six poets laureate from across the Bay Area. In this two part special feature we present a replay of the live performances. Kimi Sugioka (Poet Laureate – Alameda) Cynthia Patton (Poet Laureate – Livermore) Tongo Eisen-Martin (Poet Laureate – San Francisco)
39:43
July 12, 2022
Patagonia Poet Laureate Celebration Part 1 featuring Amy Glynn, James Morehead, and Sarah Kobrinsky
Patagonia San Francisco's Poet Laureate Celebration featured six poets laureate from across the Bay Area. In this two part special feature we present a replay of the live performances. Amy Glynn (Poet Laureate – Orinda & Moraga) Sarah Kobrinsky (Poet Laureate – Emeryville) James Morehead (Poet Laureate – Dublin)
42:19
July 05, 2022
Cutter Streeby on Exploring the Intersection of Visual Arts and Poetry
Cutter Streeby holds an MFA from the University of East Anglia and an MA in Literature from King's College, London. He has delivered many lectures on poetics, translation, and translation theory, including "Navigating Lèse- Majesté: Translating the Poetry of Zakariya Amataya" at universities across Thailand and Malaysia while teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels. Publications, translations, and anthologies include The White Review, Anthology of South East Asian Poets (Vagabond Press), Chicago Quarterly Review, Chestnut Review, Hayden's Ferry Review, Cincinnati Review and World Literature Today among others. He successfully exited his first marketing startup in 2020. website: cutterstreeby.com Seaside Graffiti poetry film 
35:10
June 28, 2022
Poet Beth McDermott on Displacing Silence in Her New Collection “Figure 1”
Beth McDermott is the author of Figure 1 (Pine Row Press) and a chapbook titled How to Leave a Farmhouse (Porkbelly Press). Her poetry appears in Pine Row, Tupelo Quarterly, Terrain.org, and Memorious. She’s an Assistant Professor of English at the University of St. Francis and recipient of a Distinguished Teaching Award, an Illinois Speaks Micro-Grant, and first place in the Regional Mississippi Valley Poetry Contest. website: bethmcdermott.com
30:44
June 21, 2022
Poets at the Mic with James Morehead, Jessica Sabo, & Rachel Abramowitz
Poets James Morehead (Poet Laureate - Dublin, CA), Jessica Sabo (author of Body of Impulse), and Rachel Abramowitz (author of The Birthday of the Dead) present a live mix of poetry readings and discussion. The event, recorded live, features a unique format: three poets, reading three poems, and after each performance a discussion of the poem. A round robin of readings and discussion. James is Poet Laureate of Dublin, California, author of canvas and portraits of red and gray, and he hosts the Viewless Wings Poetry Podcast. James' poem tethered was transformed into an award-winning hand drawn animated short film, gallery was set to music for baritone and piano, and his poems have appeared in Beyond Words Magazine, Wingless Dreamer, Prometheus Dreaming and Prompt Press. website: jamesmorehead.com Rachel is a graduate of the Iowa Writers' Workshop and the University of Oxford. She has been the Editor-in-Chief of the literary magazine Wave Composition, an intern at the Paris Review, a stock analyst (for three months), and has taught English Literature at The University of Iowa, the University of Oxford, and most recently at Barnard College in New York. She is the author of The Birthday of the Dead, the winner of the 2021 Marystina Santiestevan prize from Conduit Press, the chapbooks The Puzzle Monster, winner of the 2021 Tomaz Salamun prize (forthcoming from Factory Hollow Press in 2022), and Gut Lust, the winner of the 2019 Burnside Review prize (Burnside Review Press, 2020). Her poems have appeared in numerous prestigious journals. Rachel is currently based in Brooklyn. website: rachelabramowitz.com Jessica Sabo is a former classical ballet dancer and writer whose work focuses on the intersection between eating disorders, trauma, and sexuality. Her poems and essays have appeared in publications by 805 Lit + Art, Inklette Magazine, and the Dead Mule School of Southern Literature, among others. Her work has been anthologized with ChannelMarker Literary Journal, Adelaide Literary Magazine, Damaged Goods Press, and is forthcoming with Quillkeepers Press. Jessica was selected as a finalist for the Adelaide Literary Award in Poetry in 2020 and is also the author of a chapbook, A Body of Impulse, (dancing girl press & studio, 2021). A west-coast transplant and Virginian at heart, she currently lives in southern Nevada with her wife and two rescue dogs, one of which has wings. website: A Body of Impulse
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June 14, 2022
Six Poems / Five Poets (Richard Evans / Dana Kinsey / Jeff Bien / Eliza Sible / Erika B. Girard)
The Viewless Wings Poetry Podcast kicks off June with six wonderful poems contributed and read by five poets: Shout and The Flag by Richard Evans Pillow Talk by Dana Kinsey Eros unwritten by Jeff Bien The Life of a Pretty Girl by Eliza Sible A Villanelle for the Ones Who Know by Erika B. Girard Submit your poetry to Viewless Wings to be considered for a future podcast episode.
18:32
June 07, 2022
Maggie Queeney on Imagining the World of "Settler"
Maggie Queeney is the author of “Settler” (Tupelo Press). Recipient of the 2019 Stanley Kunitz Memorial Prize, The Ruth Stone Scholarship, and a 2019 Individual Artists Program Grant from the City of Chicago, her most recent work is found or forthcoming in The New Republic, Guernica, The Missouri Review, and The American Poetry Review. She holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Syracuse University, and reads and writes in Chicago. Website: maggiequeeney.com
39:27
May 31, 2022
Carmine Di Biase on Creating the Poetry of American Rondeau
Viewless Wings Poetry Podcast host James Morehead interviews poet Carmine Di Biase about his upcoming chapbook American Rondeau (Finishing Line Press, 2022). Carmine writes about English and Italian literature, and his poems have appeared in various journals. Last year his English translations of thirteen poems by Cesare Pavese appeared in L’anello che non tiene: Journal of Modern Italian Literature. Occasionally he reviews books for the Times Literary Supplement. He has recently retired as Distinguished Professor of English at Jacksonville State University in Alabama.
56:39
May 24, 2022
Poet Rachel Abramowitz on How She Created "The Birthday of the Dead"
On this episode of the Viewless Wings Poetry Podcast I’m excited to welcome Rachel Abramowitz, author of the recently released collection of poems, “The Birthday of the Dead”. Rachel is a graduate of the Iowa Writers' Workshop and the University of Oxford. She has been the Editor-in-Chief of the literary magazine Wave Composition, an intern at the Paris Review, a stock analyst (for three months), and has taught English Literature at The University of Iowa, the University of Oxford, and most recently at Barnard College in New York. She is the author of The Birthday of the Dead, the winner of the 2021 Marystina Santiestevan prize from Conduit Press, the chapbooks The Puzzle Monster, winner of the 2021 Tomaz Salamun prize (forthcoming from Factory Hollow Press in 2022), and Gut Lust, the winner of the 2019 Burnside Review prize (Burnside Review Press, 2020). Her poems have appeared in numerous prestigious journals. Rachel is currently based in Brooklyn. Rachel on the web: rachelabramowitz.com
33:08
May 17, 2022
Writing Publisher-Ready Poetry with James Morehead and Morgan Liphart
Writing publisher-ready poetry by James Morehead (Poet Laureate - Dublin, California, and author of "canvas" and "portraits of red and gray") and Morgan Liphart (author of "Barefoot & Running"). James Morehead is Poet Laureate of Dublin, California. James has published two collections of poetry: "canvas” and "portraits of red and gray". James' poem "tethered" was transformed into an award-winning hand drawn animated short film, "gallery" was set to music for baritone and piano, and his poems have appeared in Beyond Words, Wingless Dreamer, Prometheus Dreaming and Prompt Press. He also hosts the Viewless Wings Poetry Podcast which features interviews with poets and artists. “These are poems to be savored, re-read, kept handy for those times when only poetry will do.” - W. J. T. Mitchell, Senior Editor of Critical Inquiry and Gaylord Donnelley Distinguished Service Professor, English and Art History, University of Chicago Website: jamesmorehead.com Podcast: https://anchor.fm/viewlesswings Twitter: https://twitter.com/dublinranch Instagram: https://instagram.com/viewlesswings Facebook: https://facebook.com/viewlesswingspress Morgan Liphart's contemporary poetry reflects on experiences and circumstances that she believes can connect us all, no matter our differences. Her message of finding strength in vulnerability resonates with a global audience of readers. Morgan’s work has appeared in anthologies and journals across the United States and England, such as the University of Oxford's Literary Imagination, Chicken Soup for the Soul, and Third Wednesday. When she’s not writing, she enjoys her career as an attorney and adventuring in the mountains surrounding her home in Denver, Colorado. Website: https://www.morganliphart.com/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mliphart/
01:01:07
May 10, 2022
Seven Poems / Seven Poets (Olive Dwan / Crystal Mayo / Airea Johnson / Inge Sorensen / Linda McQuarrie-Bowerman / Ivy Raff / Finbar Lennon)
The Viewless Wings Poetry Podcast kicks off May with seven wonderful poems contributed and read by seven poets. Seven different forms and themes are featured. The Viewless Wings Poetry Podcast explores the art of poetry through interviews with poets and artists including A.E. Stallings, Olivia Gatwood, Regina Harris Baiocchi, Kari Byron, Lisa Marie Simmons and more. Listen to the poems using your favorite podcast reader and then read each below: Opening by Olive Dwan Running Into Time by Crystal Mayo Hope in Halos by Airea Johnson Love in the House on Woodland Road by Inge Sorensen Seismic by Linda McQuarrie-Bowerman Portrait of a Girl in Relation to a Newspaper by Ivy Raff Love by Finbar Lennon
23:16
May 03, 2022
Unlocking Memories by Writing Poetry Featuring James Morehead (Poet Laureate - Dublin, CA)
James Morehead, Poet Laureate of Dublin, California, demonstrates how writing poetry can unlock memories and connect readers with universal truths. James shares memoir poems from his first two books, “canvas” and “portraits of red and gray”, and discusses how unlocked details from years or even decades ago through the poetic writing process. James also shares how to introduce “turns” into poems, to go beyond just capturing personal memories. Viewless Wings Poetry Podcast host James Morehead's books canvas and portraits of red and gray are on sale now: . Follow James Morehead on Twitter (@dublinranch) and Instagram (@viewlesswings), and on the website viewlesswings.com. Submit your poetry to Viewless Wings: https://viewlesswings.submittable.com/submit.
31:58
April 26, 2022
Poet Nick Courtright Takes Readers to "The Forgotten World"
Nick Courtright is author of The Forgotten World, Let There Be Light, and Punchline, and he serves as the Executive Editor of Atmosphere Press. His poetry has appeared in Harvard Review, Kenyon Review, Boston Review, Iowa Review, AGNI, Gulf Coast, and Southern Review, among dozens of others. His essays and other prose have been published in Huffington Post, Best American Poetry, Gothamist, and SPIN Magazine. With a Doctorate in Literature from the University of Texas, Nick lives in Austin with the poet Lisa Mottolo and their children. Nick shares his story on the Viewless Wings Poetry Podcast, including reading excerpts from The Forgotten World. Viewless Wings Poetry Podcast host James Morehead's books canvas and portraits of red and gray are on sale now: . Follow James Morehead on Twitter (@dublinranch) and Instagram (@viewlesswings), and on the website viewlesswings.com. Submit your poetry to Viewless Wings: https://viewlesswings.submittable.com/submit.
30:11
April 19, 2022
City of Dublin Poetry Walk Read by the Poets Part 2
For National Poetry Month, the Viewless Wings Poetry Podcast feature poems currently on display in the City of Dublin’s first ever Poetry Walk. Each poem is introduced and read by the poet. 26 local businesses and organizations across Dublin, California are featuring the submitted poems, and a map of all locations is available on ViewlessWings.com. This is the second of two episodes. Poets featured in this episode include: Jennifer deBie - "Dublin" Monique Rardin Richardson - "Out Fool the Hands of Time" Patricia Boyle - "Wild Geese on a Gray Morning" Shannon Lise - "Body in the Sun" Kate McCarroll Moore - "I’ll Take You Home Again, Kathleen" Christopher Buck - "Tercet Verdant Paths" Es Margolius - "30 Year Engagement" Bianca Amira Zanella - "bread box" Cleveland Wall - "Sacrament" Sanvi Pasala - "Dublin is a city of pride" Anna Yin - "As Much as You Know" Matthew Babcock - "Plato Dreamed" Marilyn Dykstra - "In sickness and in health" Viewless Wings Poetry Podcast host James Morehead's books canvas and portraits of red and gray are on sale now: . Follow James Morehead on Twitter (@dublinranch) and Instagram (@viewlesswings), and on the website viewlesswings.com. Submit your poetry to Viewless Wings: https://viewlesswings.submittable.com/submit.
36:59
April 12, 2022
City of Dublin Poetry Walk Read by the Poets Part 1
For National Poetry Month, the Viewless Wings Poetry Podcast feature poems currently on display in the City of Dublin’s first ever Poetry Walk. Each poem is introduced and read by the poet. 26 local businesses and organizations across Dublin, California are featuring the submitted poems, and a map of all locations is available on ViewlessWings.com. This is the first of two episodes. Poets featured in this episode include: James Morehead - "At the crossroads" Morgan Liphart - "The Current Scene of my Childhood Home" Laura Amsel - "Collecting Feathers, February Mornings" Constant Hanstedt - "Lessons" Abbey Lynne Rays - "Overture" Amy Hollan - "Offering" Marie-Anne Poudret - "Hope" Rebecca Cristante - "Perfect day" Ishmeet Dhillon - "Ego’s Kingdom" Jessica Fox - "Eight Cats" Michael Waterson - "Gone Train Blues" Peggy Schimmelman - "A Poem in Three" Linda Drattell - "The Torrent and the Tree" Liz Fortini - "A Remembrance" Viewless Wings Poetry Podcast host James Morehead's books canvas and portraits of red and gray are on sale now: . Follow James Morehead on Twitter (@dublinranch) and Instagram (@viewlesswings), and on the website viewlesswings.com. Submit your poetry to Viewless Wings: https://viewlesswings.submittable.com/submit.
37:34
April 05, 2022
Lexicographer Philip David Morehead on dictionaries and the evolution of language
A veteran of over thirty years as pianist and conductor at the renowned Lyric Opera of Chicago, Philip Morehead has extensive experience in the operatic repertory. He has conducted a widely varied list of concert works and contemporary music and performed in as varied a repertory of chamber music. A consummate musician, he has coached singers in operatic and concert repertory and given master classes in vocal and chamber music interpretation and performance. Philip is interviewed by his son, and host of the Viewless Wings Poetry Podcast, James Morehead. Philip Morehead on the web: https://philipmorehead.com/ Viewless Wings Poetry Podcast host James Morehead's books canvas and portraits of red and gray are on sale now: . Follow James Morehead on Twitter (@dublinranch) and Instagram (@viewlesswings), and on the website viewlesswings.com. Submit your poetry to Viewless Wings: https://viewlesswings.submittable.com/submit.
31:07
March 29, 2022
Poet Tyler Mills discusses her new book "City Scattered: Cabaret for Four Voices"
Tyler Mills is the author of City Scattered (winner of the Snowbound Chapbook Award), as well as Hawk Parable (winner of the Akron Poetry Prize), Tongue Lyre (winner of the Crab Orchard Series in Poetry First Book Award), and Low Budget Movie (co-authored with Kendra DeColo and winner of the Diode Editions Chapbook Prize). Her poems have appeared in The New Yorker, The Guardian, The New Republic, and Poetry, and her essays in AGNI, Brevity, River Teeth, and The Rumpus. She teaches for Sarah Lawrence College’s Writing Institute and the Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center’s 24PearlStreet, is a Founding Editor of The Account, and lives in Brooklyn. Connect with Tyler Mills on the web: tylermills.com and Instagram (@tylermpoetry) Viewless Wings Poetry Podcast host James Morehead's books canvas and portraits of red and gray are on sale now: . Follow James Morehead on Twitter (@dublinranch) and Instagram (@viewlesswings), and on the website viewlesswings.com. Submit your poetry to Viewless Wings: https://viewlesswings.submittable.com/submit.
29:41
March 22, 2022
Publishing Poetry with poets James Morehead and Morgan Liphart
Poet Laureate of Dublin, California and Viewless Wings Poetry Podcast host James Morehead and poet and author Morgan Liphart have a conversation about what they've learned publishing poetry. This event was originally a live (virtual) event that included audience questions. Morgan Liphart's debut book Barefoot & Running is on-sale now. Follow Morgan Liphart on Instagram (@mliphart) and on the website: morganliphart.com. Viewless Wings Poetry Podcast James Morehead's debut book canvas is on sale now: https://tinyurl.com/canvasamazon. Follow James Morehead on Twitter (@dublinranch) and Instagram (@viewlesswings), and on the website viewlesswings.com. Submit your poetry to Viewless Wings: https://viewlesswings.submittable.com/submit.
59:30
March 15, 2022
Images of Love: original poems by Lisa Delan / Griffin Epstein / K.T. Reid / David Radavich / Lawrence Bridges
Love poems on greeting cards give poetry a bad name. There are so many beautiful and challenging poems anchored on the theme of "love" that avoid greeting card clichés. The latest episode of the Viewless Wings Poetry Podcast features images of love-inspired poetry from five wonderful poets. Lisa Delan - The morning after Griffin Epstein - Poem for our tin anniversary and Evening, after James Schuyler K.T. Reid - California Dreamin’ David Radavich - When You Went Missing Lawrence Bridges - The Switch Viewless Wings Poetry Podcast James Morehead's debut book canvas is on sale now: https://tinyurl.com/canvasamazon. Follow James Morehead on Twitter (@dublinranch) and Instagram (@viewlesswings), and on the website viewlesswings.com. Submit your poetry to Viewless Wings: https://viewlesswings.submittable.com/submit.
13:52
March 08, 2022
Pulitzer Prize Finalist A.E. Stallings Interviewed for the Viewless Wings Poetry Podcast
Alicia (A. E.) Stallings is an American poet and translator who has lived in Greece since 1999. She has published four collections of poetry, most recently LIKE (FSG), which was a finalist for the Pulitzer. Her most recent book of verse translation is the Pseudo-Homeric Battle Between the Frogs and the Mice (illustrated!) with Paul Dry Books. She has a Selected poems forthcoming shortly from FSG, and FSG is also reissuing her first collection, Archaic Smile. She has received fellowships from the USA Artists, Guggenheim and MacArthur Foundations. A.E. Stallings is interviewed and recites several poems from her books. She can be followed on Twitter (@ae_stallings) and her website. Viewless Wings Poetry Podcast James Morehead's debut book canvas is on sale now: https://tinyurl.com/canvasamazon. Follow James Morehead on Twitter (@dublinranch) and Instagram (@viewlesswings), and on the website viewlesswings.com. Submit your poetry to Viewless Wings: https://viewlesswings.submittable.com/submit.
32:17
March 01, 2022
Designer Zoe Norvell on Creating Impeccable Book Covers and Interiors
Zoe Norvell has been designing book covers professionally since 2011, and has designed nearly 700 covers to date. Zoe started her career in New York City as an in-house designer at Simon & Schuster and then moved over to Penguin Random House. In 2015, she began freelancing full-time. Today, Zoe is based in her hometown of Washington, DC, and when not global pandemic times, loves to travel and will occasionally bring work with her on the road. Zoe recently launched “INeedaBookInterior.com”, which she describes as “a small company that does one thing really well: creating impeccable book interiors, while making the process super simple for clients.” Viewless Wings Poetry Podcast James Morehead's debut book canvas is on sale now: https://tinyurl.com/canvasamazon. Follow James Morehead on Twitter (@dublinranch) and Instagram (@viewlesswings), and on the website viewlesswings.com. Submit your poetry to Viewless Wings: https://viewlesswings.submittable.com/submit.
32:55
February 22, 2022
Poet Sean Singer Breaks Down his New Book "Today in the Taxi"
Sean Singer is the author of Discography (Yale University Press, 2002), winner of the Yale Series of Younger Poets Prize, selected by W.S. Merwin, and the Norma Farber First Book Award from the Poetry Society of America; Honey & Smoke (Eyewear Publishing, 2015); and Today in the Taxi (Tupelo Press, 2022). He runs a manuscript consultation service at www.seansingerpoetry.com. Twitter: @SeanSingerPoet Sean Singer Editorial Services Subscribe to Sean's email newsletter about thinking through poetry: The Sharpener. Viewless Wings Poetry Podcast James Morehead's debut book canvas is on sale now: https://tinyurl.com/canvasamazon. Follow James Morehead on Twitter (@dublinranch) and Instagram (@viewlesswings), and on the website viewlesswings.com. Submit your poetry to Viewless Wings: https://viewlesswings.submittable.com/submit.
29:11
February 15, 2022
Poet Corey Van Landingham discusses "Love Letter to Who Owns the Heavens"
Corey Van Landingham is the author of Antidote (The Ohio State University Press, 2013) and Love Letter to Who Owns the Heavens (Tupelo Press, 2022). She is a recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship and a Wallace Stegner Fellowship from Stanford University, and her poems have appeared in American Poetry Review, Best American Poetry 2014 and 2020, Boston Review, The New Yorker, and Virginia Quarterly Review. Originally from Ashland, Oregon, she teaches in the MFA program at the University of Illinois. Corey's website: coreyvanlandingham.com Follow Corey on Instagram (@cvlingham)  Viewless Wings Poetry Podcast James Morehead's debut book canvas is on sale now: https://tinyurl.com/canvasamazon. Follow James Morehead on Twitter (@dublinranch) and Instagram (@viewlesswings), and on the website viewlesswings.com. Submit your poetry to Viewless Wings: https://viewlesswings.submittable.com/submit.
38:51
February 08, 2022
New Beginnings-Inspired Poetry Featuring Sarah Bricault, Nikita Jayaprakash, Patricia Cannon and Colleen Charlette
On this week's episode of the Viewless Wings Poetry Podcast, which has featured interviews with poet Olivia Gatwood, artist Kari Byron, musician-poet Lisa Marie Simmons, director-animator Gaia Alari and many more, we are excited to feature poetry inspired by new beginnings from four wonderful poets: Sarah Bricault - when I close my eyes and think apple Nikita Jayaprakash - Trio of poems: Grim Reaper, Counting on the Porch, and Swings, Church and Shoes Patricia Cannon - Inspiration Colleen Charlette - Two-Word Flip The Viewless Wings Poetry Podcast host James Morehead reads The moment before totality (duet for Sun and Moon). James Morehead's debut book canvas is on sale now: https://tinyurl.com/canvasamazon. Follow James Morehead on Twitter (@dublinranch) and Instagram (@viewlesswings), and on the website viewlesswings.com. Submit your poetry to Viewless Wings: https://viewlesswings.submittable.com/submit.
15:57
February 01, 2022
Angie Trudell Vasquez - an interview with the Poet Laureate of Madison, WI
Angie Trudell Vasquez is a Mexican-American writer and the current poet laureate of Madison. She holds an MFA in poetry from the Institute of American Indian Arts. Finishing Line Press published the first half of her MFA thesis, In Light, Always Light, in 2019, and will publish the second half, My People Redux, in 2022. She became a Macondista in 2021. Angie's website: angietrudellvasquez.com Viewless Wings Poetry Podcast James Morehead's debut book canvas is on sale now: https://tinyurl.com/canvasamazon. Follow James Morehead on Twitter (@dublinranch) and Instagram (@viewlesswings), and on the website viewlesswings.com. Submit your poetry to Viewless Wings: https://viewlesswings.submittable.com/submit.
37:11
January 25, 2022
Poet Jessica Sabo discusses her chapbook "A Body of Impulse"
Jessica Sabo is a former classical ballet dancer and writer whose work focuses on the intersection between eating disorders, trauma, and sexuality. Her poems and essays have appeared in publications by 805 Lit + Art, Inklette Magazine, and the Dead Mule School of Southern Literature, among others. Her work has been anthologized with ChannelMarker Literary Journal, Adelaide Literary Magazine, Damaged Goods Press, and is forthcoming with Quillkeepers Press. Jessica was selected as a finalist for the Adelaide Literary Award in Poetry in 2020 and is also the author of a chapbook, A Body of Impulse, (dancing girl press & studio, 2021). A west-coast transplant and Virginian at heart, she currently lives in southern Nevada with her wife and two rescue dogs, one of which has wings. Jessica's poem Death March was included in the Scary Poetry episode of the Viewless Wings Poetry Podcast (Oct 2021). The Viewless Wings Poetry Podcast host James Morehead reads The moment before totality (duet for Sun and Moon). James Morehead's debut book canvas is on sale now: https://tinyurl.com/canvasamazon. Follow James Morehead on Twitter (@dublinranch) and Instagram (@viewlesswings), and on the website viewlesswings.com. Submit your poetry to Viewless Wings: https://viewlesswings.submittable.com/submit.
27:26
January 18, 2022
Moon-inspired poetry featuring John Peter Beck, Carmine Di Biase, Nancy Cook, and Beatriz Seelaender
On this week's episode of the Viewless Wings Poetry Podcast, which has featured interviews with poet Olivia Gatwood, artist Kari Byron, musician-poet Lisa Marie Simmons, director-animator Gaia Alari and many more, we are excited to feature moon-inspired poetry from four wonderful poets: Nancy Cook - Moonwater John Peter Beck - Moon Carmine Di Biase - Midsummer Nut Brown Ale Beatriz Seelaender - Be Wolf The Viewless Wings Poetry Podcast host James Morehead reads The moment before totality (duet for Sun and Moon). James Morehead's debut book canvas is on sale now: https://tinyurl.com/canvasamazon. Follow James Morehead on Twitter (@dublinranch) and Instagram (@viewlesswings), and on the website viewlesswings.com. Submit your poetry to Viewless Wings: https://viewlesswings.submittable.com/submit.
17:11
January 11, 2022
Four Summers in Florida (82-83-84-85) read by James Morehead
To close out the first season of the Viewless Wings Poetry Podcast, host James Morehead reads a prose poem from his upcoming book of memoir poems, which is currently in design. The poem, “Four Summers in Florida (82-83-84-85)", is based on his experiences living alone and working as a computer programmer in Florida for four summers, starting at the age of 15. We encourage you to explore more of our first season, which includes interviews with poet Olivia Gatwood, artist and curiosity communicator Kari Byron, poet-musician Lisa Marie Simmons, director-animator Gaia Alari and many more. We open up the podcast on a monthly basis to poems submitted to Viewless Wings, read by the poets. You can submit your poetry on Submittable. Website: viewlesswings.com Podcast: https://anchor.fm/viewlesswings Twitter: https://twitter.com/dublinranch Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/viewlesswings/
12:23
December 21, 2021
Three poets and three poems: Nicole Farmer, Jerome Berglund, and Patricia Cannon
On this week's episode of the Viewless Wings Poetry Podcast, which has featured interviews with poet Olivia Gatwood, artist Kari Byron, musician-poet Lisa Marie Simmons, director-animator Gaia Alari and many more, we are excited to feature three upcoming poets performing their poetry. Nicole Farmer - Why the girl? and Animals Jerome Berglund - Paint Chips Haiku Patricia Cannon - Solitary Song The Viewless Wings Poetry Podcast host James Morehead reads shadow's play from his book canvas: poems. James Morehead's debut book canvas is on sale now: https://tinyurl.com/canvasamazon. Follow James Morehead on Twitter (@dublinranch) and Instagram (@viewlesswings), and on the website viewlesswings.com. Submit your poetry to Viewless Wings: https://viewlesswings.submittable.com/submit.
12:14
December 14, 2021
The importance of editors and copyeditors: an interview with Brittany Smail
Brittany Smail is a copyeditor and writer who helps major book publishers, corporate clients, and indie authors polish a wide range of writing, from full-length book manuscripts and poetry chapbooks to ad copy and client presentations. She holds an MFA in poetry and literary translation from San Francisco State University and a professional certificate in editing from UC Berkeley Extension. James Morehead spoke with Brittany in the latest episode of The Viewless Wings Poetry Podcast. Brittany's website : brittanysmail.com Follow Brittany on LinkedIn: @brittanysmail James Morehead's debut book canvas is on sale now: https://tinyurl.com/canvasamazon. Follow James Morehead on Twitter (@dublinranch) and Instagram (@viewlesswings), and on the website viewlesswings.com. Submit your poetry to Viewless Wings: https://viewlesswings.submittable.com/submit.
17:52
December 07, 2021
The value of poetry workshops: nine poets recite original poems
In this weeks Viewless Wings Poetry Podcast nine poets who workshop and critique poetry recite their work. Each poem is also published on ViewlessWings.com. Featured poets: Dear Jack Kerouac by Constance Hanstedt Thirteen Stripes by Marie-Anne Poudret Release by Ryan McRee Frozen by Monique Rardin Richardson Old Man by Linda Drattell Salt Lick by Eunhee Soh First Night by Patricia J. Boyle Two Haiku and a Tanka by Marilyn J. Dykstra dissolving in the gallery by James Morehead James Morehead's debut book canvas is on sale now: https://tinyurl.com/canvasamazon. Follow James Morehead on Twitter (@dublinranch) and Instagram (@viewlesswings), and on the website viewlesswings.com. Submit your poetry to Viewless Wings: https://viewlesswings.submittable.com/submit.
39:27
November 30, 2021
Translating Poetry - Two Poems in English and Italian: limano and torta di riso
This episode of The Viewless Wings Poetry Podcast will take you on a trip to Italy, featuring two Italy-themed poems by James Morehead, each translated into Italian by Chiara Garioni. "limano" is inspired by Limano, Italy, the hometown of James' father-in-law. "torta di riso" is inspired by the delicious rice tart created every Easter by James' mother-in-law. The English version of each poem is read by James Morehead, and the Italian translation is read by James' wife Mary (first generation Italian). James Morehead's debut book canvas is on sale now: https://tinyurl.com/canvasamazon. Follow James Morehead on Twitter (@dublinranch) and Instagram (@viewlesswings), and on the website viewlesswings.com. Submit your poetry to Viewless Wings: https://viewlesswings.submittable.com/submit.
06:48
November 23, 2021
Successfully launching and marketing your book: Interview with AuthorImprints founder David Wogahn
David Wogahn, founder of AuthorImprints, discusses the challenges of launching and marketing a self-published book, with a focus on first-time authors. AuthorImprints is an award-winning, professional self-publishing services company assisting clients worldwide. They have helped more than 100 authors, businesses and other organizations launch self-publishing imprints which, in turn, has resulted in the successful publication of more than 300 books, and counting. James Morehead's debut book canvas is on sale now: https://tinyurl.com/canvasamazon. Follow James Morehead on Twitter (@dublinranch) and Instagram (@viewlesswings), and on the website viewlesswings.com. Submit your poetry to Viewless Wings: https://viewlesswings.submittable.com/submit.
28:03
November 16, 2021
A trio of poems by Kelly Showker, Lawrence Bridges and James Morehead
Three poems introduced and read by the poets are featured on this episode of the Viewless Wings Poetry Podcast. The poems can also be read online: Kiboko Boy by Kelly Showker: https://viewlesswingspress.com/kiboko-boy-by-kelly-showker/ You’ll find yourself who? by Lawrence Bridges: https://viewlesswingspress.com/youll-find-yourself-who-by-lawrence-bridges/ the green line by James Morehead: https://viewlesswingspress.com/the-green-line-by-james-morehead/ James Morehead's debut book canvas is on sale now: https://tinyurl.com/canvasamazon. Follow James Morehead on Twitter (@dublinranch) and Instagram (@viewlesswings), and on the website viewlesswings.com. Submit your poetry to Viewless Wings: https://viewlesswings.submittable.com/submit.
11:26
November 08, 2021
Ruchi Acharya, Founder of Wingless Dreamer, on Creating a Community of Poets and Artists
Ruchi Acharya is Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Wingless Dreamer, a global platform for those passionate about writing, art, and design; a space where authors and artists are free to express themselves. Ruchi is an Oxford University summer graduate in English Literature. She has been a contributor to multiple journals The Pangolin Review, Muddy River Poetry, Borderless Journal, and Mulberry Literary review among 50 others. In this episode Ruchi discusses the creation of Wingless Dreamer, her poetry and reads two of her poems: https://borderlessjournal.com/2021/06/14/o-mother-o-father/ https://chasingshadowsmag.wixsite.com/magazine/post/my-dream-lighthouse Follow Ruchi Acharya on Instagram (@ruchi_acharya) and the website: ruchiacharya.com. James Morehead's debut book canvas is on sale now: https://tinyurl.com/canvasamazon. Follow James Morehead on Twitter (@dublinranch) and Instagram (@viewlesswings), and on the website viewlesswings.com. Submit your poetry to Viewless Wings: https://viewlesswings.submittable.com/submit.
21:22
November 02, 2021
Composer Deon Nielsen Price on Creating the Music for "gallery"
Poet James Morehead and composer Deon Nielsen Price discuss how they collaborated to create "gallery", a piece for baritone and piano based on Morehead's poem of the same name. The piece will be premiered in The Presidio Chapel, as part of a free series of concerts, in San Francisco on November 14, 2021. Dr. Price also talks about how she discovered a passion for performing and composition, and her approach to creating music. Read more about Don Nielsen Price: culvercrest.com/deonprice/bio.html James Morehead's debut book canvas is on sale now: https://tinyurl.com/canvasamazon. Follow James Morehead on Twitter (@dublinranch) and Instagram (@viewlesswings), and on the website viewlesswings.com.
29:52
October 26, 2021
Viewless Wings Scary Poetry Contest Winners Read by the Poets
This special episode of The Viewless Wings Poetry Podcast features the winners of the Viewless Wings Scary Poetry Contest reading their selected poems. Each poem is unique. The poems are on display Oct 14-31 at the F.CO. Art Gallery for the Scary Art Show in Dublin, California. These poems will haunt you, each eerie, beautiful and timeless. Visit viewlesswings.com to learn more about these wonderful poets, and to submit your poetry for possible inclusion in a future Viewless Wings Poetry Podcast episode. The four winning poets featured in this podcast: - First Place: "Bogeyman" by Jennifer deBie (jenniferdebie.com) - Second Place: "Death March" by Jessica Sabo (@pookajunebug) - Honorable Mention: "Maggie, the pious" by Rebecca Thrush (@rebeleigh92) - Honorable Mention: "What Happened in Room 210 of the Haunted Stanley Hotel" by Morgan Liphart (morganliphart.com) The Viewless Wings Poetry Podcast host James Morehead also reads his poem "ghosts of bodie, california" (published in Wingless Dreamer's anthology "The Book of Black") James Morehead's debut book canvas is on sale now: https://tinyurl.com/canvasamazon. Follow James Morehead on Twitter (@dublinranch) and Instagram (@viewlesswings), and on the website viewlesswings.com. Episode cover art copyright Sawsan Wolski Submit your poetry to Viewless Wings: https://viewlesswings.submittable.com/submit.
10:40
October 15, 2021
Writing an ekphrastic poem including examples by James Morehead
James Morehead, Poet Laureate of Dublin, California, discusses using art as an inspiration for poetry (known as ekphrastic Poetry). James reads and discusses two of his poems, "landscape (after bert weir)" (published by Wingless Dreamer in their Spring Anthology) and "carved" (published in James' debut book "canvas: poems"). James Morehead's debut book canvas is on sale now: https://tinyurl.com/canvasamazon. Follow James Morehead on Twitter (@dublinranch) and Instagram (@viewlesswings), and on the website viewlesswings.com.
08:45
October 12, 2021
That time I was left for dead downstage
James Morehead, Poet Laureate of Dublin, California, reads and discusses his poem "That time I was left for dead downstage" (Read the poem Prometheus Dreaming: https://www.prometheusdreaming.com/that-time-i-was-left-for-dead-downstage). James Morehead's debut book canvas is on sale now: https://tinyurl.com/canvasamazon. Follow James Morehead on Twitter (@dublinranch) and Instagram (@viewlesswings), and on the website viewlesswings.com.
05:43
October 05, 2021
Poet and Musician Lisa Marie Simmons on the Intersection of Poetry and Song
Lisa Marie Simmons is a Boulder Colorado native, singer/songwriter, essayist, and published poet currently based in Italy. She recently joined the Grammy award-winning artists signed to the American label Ropeadope Records who released her poetic/musical album NoteSpeak in March 2020, which received a four-star review from the iconic Downbeat magazine. The American debut of NoteSpeak was at the Zee Jaipur Literature Festival in Boulder Colorado in September 2017. She was invited to be a speaker and performer at the 70th Conference on World Affairs at the University of Colorado in April 2018. In November 2019, she presented NoteSpeak in Italy, Austria, and Prague. In January 2020, she presented NoteSpeak in India on the Jaipur Music Stage. James Morehead's debut book canvas is on sale now: https://tinyurl.com/canvasamazon. Follow James Morehead on Twitter (@dublinranch) and Instagram (@viewlesswings), and on the website viewlesswings.com. Follow Lisa Marie Simmons on Twitter (@hippietend) and Instagram (@lisa_mariesimmons), and on the web: lisamariesimmons.com  https://henryhargreaves.com/no-seconds https://linktr.ee/LisaMarieSimmons
31:03
September 28, 2021
Poet Bianca Amira Zanella on Virtual Open Mics and the Healing Power of Poetry
Bianca Amira Zanella is the Poet-in-Residence at Phoenix Books Rutland and host of an international monthly open mic. Her poems have most recently appeared in The Artful Mind, The Rutland Herald, The Mountain Troubadour, and The Reverie. In 2020, Bianca founded The Paper Poet, now offering healing poetic experiences to anyone experiencing suffering and continues to perform around the United States and, virtually, abroad. James Morehead's debut book canvas is on sale now: https://tinyurl.com/canvasamazon. Follow James Morehead on Twitter (@dublinranch) and Instagram (@viewlesswings), and on the website viewlesswings.com. Bianca Amira Zanella's website: https://www.thepaperpoet.com/
28:14
September 21, 2021
Ryan McRee (Writer, Director, Dramaturg, Poet) on the Art of Reciting Poetry
Ryan McRee is a writer, dramaturg, and theatre director based in San Jose and Los Angeles. He graduated from USC in 2017 with a double major in Theatre and Narrative Studies, and while his focus is primarily in drama, he continues to explore screenwriting and poetry writing. He works for the Critical Studies department at the USC School of Dramatic Arts as a Course Assistant and prides himself as an educator as well as a working artist. Ryan discusses the art and technique of reciting poetry. James Morehead's debut book canvas is on sale now: https://tinyurl.com/canvasamazon. Follow James Morehead on Twitter (@dublinranch) and Instagram (@viewlesswings), and on the website viewlesswings.com. Follow Ryan McRee on LinkedIn.
27:46
September 14, 2021
Copyeditors and Perfecting Your Book's Manuscript
This episode breaks down the critical importance and value of hiring a copyeditor to review your manuscript. The difference between a copyeditor and an editor is summarized. James Morehead's debut book canvas is on sale now: https://tinyurl.com/canvasamazon. Follow James Morehead on Twitter (@dublinranch) and Instagram (@viewlesswings), and on the website viewlesswings.com. Brittany Smail, the copyeditor (editor, writer) mentioned in this episode, can be reached at: https://www.brittanysmail.com/. 
05:41
September 07, 2021
"today?" Read and Discussed by James Morehead
The poem "today?” from James Morehead's book canvas is featured. James reads the poem and then goes behind the scenes on how the poem was created and inspired. James Morehead's debut book canvas is on sale now: https://tinyurl.com/canvasamazon. Follow James Morehead on Twitter (@dublinranch) and Instagram (@viewlesswings), and on the website viewlesswings.com.
04:55
September 04, 2021
Regina Harris Baiocchi: Poet, Author, Composer on Creating with Words and Music
Regina Harris Baiocchi is an author, poet and educator. Her music has been performed by Detroit Symphony, Chicago Symphony, US Army Band, Seattle Philharmonic, Southeast Symphony orchestras and other internationally-acclaimed artists. Regina has written orchestral music, libretto and one-act opera, hand drum concerto, marimba concerto, ballet, chamber music, liturgical and secular music, vocal and instrumental music. Her poetry and prose appear in Chicago Tribune Magazine, AIM Magazine, ESI Anthology, Technology News and Gwendolyn Brooks and Working Writers. James Morehead's debut book canvas is on sale now: https://tinyurl.com/canvasamazon. Follow James Morehead on Twitter (@dublinranch) and Instagram (@viewlesswings), and on the website viewlesswings.com. Follow Regina Harris Baiocchi on Twitter (@HaikuFest) and on the website reginaharrisbaiocchi.com
21:19
August 31, 2021
Olivia Gatwood: Poet, Performer and Author of "Life of the Party"
Olivia Gatwood is an internationally recognized poet and author of “Life of the Party” and “New American Best Friend”. Her poetry performances and workshops held at over two-hundred schools and universities, and videos online, have reached millions of viewers. Olivia has also worked as a Title IX Compliant educator in sexual assault prevention and recovery. Olivia discusses how she crafted a collection of poems into a complex, multi-threaded narrative in her book "Life of the Party", how she developed the skills to command a stage, how she approaches the craft of writing poetry and how poetic devices are infused into her upcoming first novel. James Morehead's debut book canvas is on sale now: https://tinyurl.com/canvasamazon. Follow James Morehead on Twitter (@dublinranch) and Instagram (@viewlesswings), and on the website viewlesswings.com. Olivia Gatwood's books "Life of the Party" and "New American Best Friend" are on-sale now. Follow Olivia Gatwood on Twitter (@oliviagatwood) and Instagram (@oliviagatwood), and on the website oliviagatwood.com.
25:01
August 24, 2021
Publishing Your First Book: Storyboarding the Manuscript
On this episode of The Viewless Wings Poetry Podcast I continue the journey I took to self-publish my first book "canvas". In this episode I discuss the importance of a manuscript and the role of storyboarding your manuscript early in the process. James Morehead's debut book canvas is on sale now: https://tinyurl.com/canvasamazon. Follow James Morehead on Twitter (@dublinranch) and Instagram (@viewlesswings), and on the website viewlesswings.com.
04:39
August 21, 2021
Morgan Liphart: Poet and Author of "Barefoot & Running"
Morgan Liphart is an accomplished poet and author of "Barefoot & Running". Morgan discusses how she approaches poems that are rich in imagery and very personal, how she manages the inevitable rejections as a writer on the road to successful publishing, and her experience as a self-published author. Morgan also reads the poem "The Current Scene of my Childhood Home" from her book and discusses the backstory of the poem. James Morehead's debut book canvas is on sale now: https://tinyurl.com/canvasamazon. Follow James Morehead on Twitter (@dublinranch) and Instagram (@viewlesswings), and on the website viewlesswings.com. Morgan Liphart's debut book Barefoot & Running is on-sale now. Follow Morgan Liphart on Instagram (@mliphart) and on the website: morganliphart.com.
18:57
August 17, 2021
"stages" Read and Discussed by James Morehead
The poem "stages” from James Morehead's book canvas is featured. James reads the poem and then goes behind the scenes on how the poem was created and inspired. "stages" is from James Morehead's debut book, on sale now: https://tinyurl.com/canvasamazon. Follow James Morehead on Twitter (@dublinranch) and Instagram (@viewlesswings), and on the website viewlesswings.com.
05:37
August 14, 2021
Kari Byron on Creating Black Powder Art for "canvas" and EXPLR for Students
On this episode of The Viewless Wings Poetry Podcast I have a very special guest, none other than Mythbusters and Crash Test World star Kari Byron. Kari is also an incredible artist and sculptor who has mastered the explosive technique of black powder to create her paintings. I spoke with Kari about the black powder technique, how she approached creating the cover art for my book “canvas” using black powder, and the cool project she’s been working on recently. James Morehead's debut book canvas is on sale now: https://tinyurl.com/canvasamazon. You can see Kari's black powder technique in action here: https://youtu.be/tvq-2tv2AYI. Follow James Morehead on Twitter (@dublinranch) and Instagram (@viewlesswings), and on the website viewlesswings.com. Follow Kari Byron on Twitter (@KariByron) and Instagram (@therealkaribyron). Learn more about Kari's latest project, EXPLR, here: https://explr-media.com/
13:33
August 09, 2021
"routine" Read and Discussed by poet James Morehead
The poem "routine” from James Morehead's book canvas is featured. James reads the poem and then goes behind the scenes on how the poem was created and inspired. "routine" is from James Morehead's debut book, on sale now: https://tinyurl.com/canvasamazon. Follow James Morehead on Twitter (@dublinranch) and Instagram (@viewlesswings), and on the website viewlesswings.com.
06:10
August 02, 2021
Turning Poetry into Traditional Animation - An Interview with Animator-Director Gaia Alari
The Viewless Wings Poetry Podcast takes you behind-the-scenes with animator-director Gaia Alari, discussing how she turned the poem "tethered” from James Morehead's book canvas into a traditional, hand drawn animated short film. James reads the poem and then interviews Gaia Alari. "routine" is from James Morehead's debut book, on sale now: https://tinyurl.com/canvasamazon. Learn more about animator Gaia Alari here: http://www.gaiaalari.com/. The animated short film for "tethered" can be viewed here: https://youtu.be/n4l6vTDK4yE.  Follow James Morehead on Twitter (@dublinranch) and Instagram (@viewlesswings), and on the website viewlesswings.com. Follow Gaia Alari on Instagram (@gaiaesthermaria).
22:08
July 27, 2021
Self-Publishing Your First Book
Viewless Wings Poetry Podcast host James Morehead starts a series of episodes on the journey he took to self-publish his first book canvas. Self-publishing can be overwhelming at first. Hopefully this series helps make your journey a bit easier. James Morehead's debut book canvas is on sale now: https://tinyurl.com/canvasamazon. Follow James Morehead on Twitter (@dublinranch) and Instagram (@viewlesswings), and on the website viewlesswings.com.
05:51
July 25, 2021
"by the ocean" Read and Discussed by poet James Morehead
This episode of The Viewless Wings Poetry Podcast features a reading of the poem "by the ocean" and analysis of the poem by the author. "The pandemic inspired the first section of my book and this poem captured most acutely the heightened level of stress I was experiencing in the spring of 2020. At the time I was struggling to find a full night's sleep, obsessed with the news coverage and the extraordinary uncertainty of the time." - James Morehead canvas is the title poem from James Morehead's debut book, on sale now: https://tinyurl.com/canvasamazon. Follow James Morehead on Twitter (@dublinranch) and Instagram (@viewlesswings), and on the website viewlesswings.com.
05:09
July 20, 2021
"canvas" Read and Discussed by poet James Morehead
Chapter 1 of The Viewless Wings Podcast features a reading of the poem "canvas" and analysis of the poem by the author. "Unlike most of my poems, canvas fell out of me 80 percent complete in a stream of conscience one morning last year. I woke up with the idea, grabbed my phone, and just started writing. It felt like a good baseball swing - effortless - I wasn't thinking, just swinging words into Google Docs. That has only happened one other time - a poem from years ago I'll get to in a future episode." - James Morehead canvas is the title poem from James Morehead's debut book, on sale now: https://tinyurl.com/canvasamazon. Follow James Morehead on Twitter (@dublinranch) and Instagram (@viewlesswings), and on the website viewlesswings.com.
09:36
July 03, 2021
Introducing The Viewless Wings Poetry Podcast Hosted by James Morehead
James Morehead, Poet Laureate of Dublin, California and author of canvas, introduces The Viewless Wings Poetry Podcast. Where does a poem come from? How does an image, a sound, an emotion, an experience, the spark of an idea become a poem? The Viewless Wings Poetry Podcast will explore the art of poetry and business of self-publishing, in short bursts, each episode less than ten minutes. I'll explore the origin story of poems from my debut book "canvas", share my experience in the complex world of self-publishing, and interview fellow poets. Subscribe to The Viewless Wings Poetry Podcast to join me on this journey. canvas is on sale now: https://tinyurl.com/canvasamazon. Follow James Morehead on Twitter (@dublinranch) and Instagram (@viewlesswings), and on the website viewlesswings.com.
00:31
July 03, 2021
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July 02, 2021