Airdate: 10 November 2022
Wilfred Owen biography on the Poetry Foundation’s website.
Poems read on this episode appear in Poems by Wilfred Owen, which can be found at the Project Gutenberg website.
Airdate: 13 October 2022
Miguel O. Mitchell, PhD is a Black speculative poet, science fiction and fantasy author, visual artist, and retired chemistry professor living in the metro DC area. Two of his poems, “A Descendant’s Gift” and “Becoming,” were nominated for the 2022 Rhysling Award in the Long Poem category by members of SFPA, the Science Fiction and Fantasy Poetry Association.
In contrast to the generally serious tone of his poetry and prose is his mostly lighthearted paperback book of illustrated poems, Periodic Table of Alien Species (Elements 1-86), available from Barnes and Noble.
To find out more about his speculative poetry and visual artwork, visit his website: miguelmitchellsart.com
Airdate: 6 October 2022
Airdate: 29 September 2022
Amelia Gorman is a recent transplant to Eureka, California and you can usually find her walking her dogs or foster dogs in the woods or exploring tide pools. Read some of her recent poetry in New Feathers, Vastarien, Star*Line, and Penumbric. Her poetry has been nominated for the Rhysling Award, Best of the Net, and included in Ellen Datlow’s long list of the best horror of the year.
Her fiction has appeared in the World Fantasy Award Winning anthology She Walks in Shadows from Innsmouth Free Press and the Nightscript series Her first poetry chapbook, Field Guide to Invasive Species of Minnesota, is available from Interstellar Flight Press. It is currently a nominee for the Elgin Award and was recently chosen by Sundress Academy for the Arts website as part of their The Wardrobe/Best Dressed feature.
Airdate: 22 September 2022
Wendy Van Camp is the Poet Laureate for the City of Anaheim, California. Her work is influenced by cutting edge technology, astronomy, and daydreams. A graduate of the Ad Astra Speculative Fiction Workshop, Wendy has won Honorable Mention at the Writers of the Future Contest, is a twice nominated finalist for the Elgin Award, and has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize and Dwarf Stars Award. She is the poet and illustrator of The Planets: a scifaiku poetry collection.
Visit her website: https://wendyvancamp.com/
A bio of Dorothy Parker at the Poetry Foundation website: https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poets/dorothy-parker
Dorothy Parker’s collection Enough Rope at Project Gutenberg
A bio of T. S. Eliot at the Poetry Foundation website: https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poets/t-s-eliot