Breaking Form: a Poetry and Culture Podcast


September 25, 2023 Aaron Smith and James Allen Hall Episode 109
Breaking Form: a Poetry and Culture Podcast
Show Notes

Get vasodilated with the queens in this episode filled with heady poetry games.

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     Aaron's STOP LYING is available from the Pitt Poetry Series. Publisher's Weekly calls the book "visceral, tender, and compassionate."
     James's ROMANTIC COMEDY is available from Four Way Books. Writing in Lit Hub, Rebecca Morgan Frank says the poems have "a gift for telling stories . . .  in acts of queer survival." 

Please consider buying your books from Bluestockings Cooperative, a feminist and queer indie bookselling cooperative.

Watch fabulously messy Willam Belli, from RuPaul's Drag Race and host of the popular game "Poppers Slap," review poppers here.

Read this appreciation of Gwendolyn Brooks by Christian Wiman.

Watch Sharon Olds at the National Book Awards 2022 finalist reading (~5 min).

Louise Glück’s most recent book is Marigold and Rose: A Fiction, a 64-page fablesque novella publishedin 2022 by FSG. Read a review of it here.

Carl Phillips reads Linda Gregg’s poem “It Is the Rising I Love” from The Paris Review (~2 min).

Listen to Jorie Graham read “Why” from To 2040.

If you want to read Jack Kerouac’s haiku, check them out here.

Angelo Nikolopoulos’s website is Catch a reading with Angelo, Jameson Fitzpatrick, and Monica McClure here.