Growing Up Irish American on the Violent Streets of LA by Lawrence Welsh

Irish American poet and award-winning journalist Lawrence Welsh speaks with Chad Lampe on Sounds Good about how growing up a first generation Irish American in south central Los Angeles influences his work. Please click here to listen… Born in 1959, Continue reading Growing Up Irish American on the Violent Streets of LA by Lawrence Welsh

john bennett | an interview with the shard writer conducted by the poetry editor of the only swahili lit mag in the state of mississippi

Continue reading john bennett | an interview with the shard writer conducted by the poetry editor of the only swahili lit mag in the state of mississippi

a.d. winans | 10 questions

Fox Chase Reading Series: You have written two collections of prose and numerous essays standing in contrast to over fifty collections of poetry. Why are you a poet? A.D.Winans: That’s like asking me why I breathe. It’s in my blood! Continue reading a.d. winans | 10 questions

gerald locklin | an interview in four parts

Gerald Locklin discusses his formative experiences, beginning with his childhood in Rochester, New York during World War II. Interview conducted on August 22, 2008 by Mark Laurila. Gerald Locklin discusses notions of inspiration in writing and the need for a Continue reading gerald locklin | an interview in four parts