Two Dollar Radio & AWP

In this show we’ll be going to Washington DC and the Writer’s Conference at AWP. I’ll also be talking to publishers Two Dollar Radio. The Wexner Center has two little nooks made for each other: the giftshop bookstore and the café. I love both. Last month I picked up The Incantations of Daniel Johnston, a…

Poet Brings Plenty talks about his work and protests at Standing Rock

Listen to the podcast here, Wordcarver at Sound Cloud. Minnecojou Lakota poet Trevino Brings Plenty discusses two poems from his volume Ghost River, as well as Native culture, writing, and the protests at Standing Rock. To read more about Native American writers go to waxwingmag.org/writing.php?item=344. You can buy Wakpa Wanagi, Ghost River, on Amazon.  …

Andrew Miller’s Debut Memoir

Andrew Miller, whose book If Only the Names Were Changed debuted in August, talks with Word Carver editor Cynthia Rosi, about turning addiction and a history of abuse into carefully crafted writing and beauty. WGRN-LP, Columbus on Saturdays at 12:30pm, 94.1-fm. Listen to the podcast here.

Seven ways to create the writer’s retreat you crave

Writing projects take second place during the school year when I teach at Capital University. I often wish for the spaciousness of creative work in the hubbub of the school schedule. Last the spring I applied for a residency, and received the wonderful news “you’re in!” The following day came this caveat: “You’re on the…