Episode 39: Anthony David Vernon

Airdate: 2 February 2023

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Anthony David Vernon is a Cuban-American literary writer and master’s level philosophy student at the University of New Mexico. He is a regularly published author of poetry along with short stories and philosophical articles in a variety of outlets. His premiere book is The Assumption of Death a hybrid work of poetry, short stories, and philosophical musings. This premiere work has also been nominated for a Pushcart Prize.  Find out more at https://www.pw.org/directory/writers/anthony_david_vernon

Episode 34: Todd Sullivan

Airdate: 29 December 2022

Todd Sullivan currently lives in Seoul, South Korea, where he teaches English as a Second Language. He has had more than two dozen short stories, poems, essays, and novelettes published across five countries.

He currently has two book series through indie publishers in America. He writes for a Taipei web and play series that focuses upon black and African narratives. He founded the online magazine, Samjoko, in 2021, and hosts a YouTube Channel that interviews writers across the publishing spectrum.

Find out more about The Windshine Chronicles at http://mybook.to/WindshineChronicles

Episode 30: David C. Kopaska-Merkel

Airdate: 1 December 2022

David C. Kopaska-Merkel, a retired paleontologist, has been writing speculative poetry and fiction since the 1970s. He won the 2006 Rhysling award for best long poem (for a collaboration with Kendall Evans), and edits Dreams & Nightmares magazine (since 1986).

He has edited Star*line, an issue of Eye To The Telescope, and several Rhysling anthologies, David C Kopaska-Merkel has served as president of the Science Fiction & Fantasy Poetry Association , and is an SFPA Grandmaster. His poems (more than 1200 of them) have been published in Asimov’s, Strange Horizons, Night Cry, Kaleidotrope, and more than 200 other venues.

Some Disassembly Required, his latest collection of dark poetry, is out from from Diminuendo Press (available from the author and from Amazon). @DavidKM on twitter. Blog: https://dreamsandnightmaresmagazine.blogspot.com/

Poems read by Diane Severson.