Gabriela Lemmons is a poet and a non-fiction writer. She is also a founding member of the Latino Writers Collective of Kansas City. Her work has appeared in the Kansas City Hispanic News, Present Magazine and the anthologies Just Like a Girl: A Menifesta! (Girlchild Press, 2008), Primera Pagina: Poetry from the Latino Heartland (Scapegoat Press, 2009) and Cuentos: Stories from the Latino Heartland (Scapegoat Press, 2009). She was also televised as the feature poet on the PBS show Uniquely Kansas City. Episodes six and seven are recordings of Gabriela reading her poems "My Original Sin" and "My Father Often Told Me if I Didn't Learn Spanish He'd Disown Me."
Thursday, December 30, 2010
Episodes 006 & 007 "My Original Sin" and "My Father Often Told Me if I Didn't Learn Spanish He'd Disown Me" by Gabriela Lemmons
Mary Stone Dockery is a poet living in Lawrence, KS. She is also a current MFA student at the University of Kansas. Her work has appeared, or is forthcoming in Touchstone, FuturCycle poetry and the Pennsylvania Literary Review. Mary was also a reader for The Blue Island Review, an anthology of poetry from Lawrence, KS area writers. The fifth episode of the podcast is a recording of Mary reading her poem "If I Say."
Tuesday, December 21, 2010
Mark Hennessy is a poet and former front man for the A&M band PAW who lives in Lawrence, KS. He is currently a student in the creative writing PhD program at the University of Kansas. He has two books of poetry out; Cue the Bedlam, and most recently, I Lost it All the Night the Day the Circus Came to Town. The third and fourth episodes of the podcast are recordings of Mark reading his poems "Frankenstein and the Late Frankenstein in the Sea" and "Frankenstein's Monster on Ice: Nothing in Intellect Unless First in Sense."
Sunday, December 19, 2010
Episode two is a recording of the poem "Tennessee Flood" by Mark Petterson. Mark is a poet and fiction writer who lives in Lawrence, KS. He is a current student of the University of Kansas MFA program and a former Jeopardy contestant.