In Episode 53, we talk to Tim Hernandez about teaching at the University of Texas El Paso in the only bilingual creative writing program in the United States. We also chat about investigative poetics, finding the right shape for a story, and the importance of crossing genres, borders, and other boundaries.
In Episode 45, we talk to Tanya (Hyonhye) Ko Hong about translating English texts into Korean, writing bilingual poetry, finding her name and place as an immigrant, and giving a voice to the Korean comfort women of World War II.
In Episode 35, we talk to Nate Jordon about masculinity, fatherhood, vulnerability, and coming into your own as a writer.
In Episode 34, we interview the host! Listen as Dan takes us through his journey as a photographer, poet, and professor.
In Episode 33, we talk to award-winning author Kat Howard about doing research for fantasy fiction, retelling familiar stories from new perspectives, collaborating on a comic series, learning from different genres, digging into the revision process, finding inspiration in poetry and nonfiction, and much more! Kat Howard is a writer of fantasy, science fiction, andContinue reading “Episode 33: Thinking in Different Dimensions of Story (or Choosing Fencing over Law School) with Kat Howard”
In Episode 23, we talk to Kristiana Willsey about folklore (the field of study and the new Taylor Swift album), the social function of fairy tales and urban legends, and the meaning-making that happens in the stories we tell about our lives.
In Episode 21, we talk to Michelle Brittan Rosado and Corinna McClanahan Schroeder about bringing a sense of play to the composition classroom and repurposing genre in our writing.
In Episode 20, we talk to Yan Sham-Shackleton about Hong Kong’s National Security Law, government censorship, and the importance of free speech to the work of a writer.
In Episode 19, we talk to Meghan P. Nolan about identity fragmentation and embracing our fullest, messiest selves–and empowering our students to do the same.