Interview with poet Roger New

My special guest today is Roger New. He’s here to chat about his chapbook, Chinese Poetry for Students of Chinese. Welcome, Roger. Please tell us a little bit about the book. It is an anthology of Chinese poems, mostly from the Tang Dynasty, chosen to give students an intro into aspects of the culture which Read More

Interview with poet Nigel Tetley

Poet Nigel Tetley joins me today to chat about his collection of poetry, It’s a Funny Old World. Welcome, Nigel. Please tell us a little bit about yourself. It started with a telephone call. In 2001, another teacher I had got to know in a neighbouring school called me one November evening to ask me Read More

Interview with poet Millicent Borges Accardi

Poet Millicent Borges Accardi joins me today and we’re talking about her new chapbook, Only More So (Salmon Poetry, Ireland, 2016). Bio: Millicent Borges Accardi, a Portuguese-American writer, is the author of four poetry books, most recently Only More So (Salmon Poetry). Her awards include fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) for Read More

Interview with poet Linda Mangram

Poet Linda Mangram joins me today to talk about her new chapbook, Poems for All Occasions. Bio: Linda is a first-time author with two more books in the works. She lives in Opelika Alabama and is married with one son and two grandchildren. Reading has been a passion all her life. Early memories include picking Read More

Interview with writer Dane Cobain

My special guest today is writer Dane Cobain and we’re chatting about his book of poetry, Eyes Like Lighthouses When the Boats Come Home. Bio: Dane Cobain (High Wycombe, UK) is a published author, freelance writer, poet and (occasional) musician with a passion for language and learning. When he’s not working on his next release, Read More

Interview with poet Vijaya Gowrisankar

Poet Vijaya Gowrisankar joins me today. We’re talking about her new collection of poems, Savour – Art and Poetry meet. Bio: Vijaya’s fourth book of poems, Savour – Art and Poetry meet was published on April 30, 2017. Her first three books of poems, Inspire, Reflect, and Explore are best sellers. Her submissions have been Read More

Interview with poet Michael J. Robinson

Poet Michael J. Robinson joins me today to share a bit about his new collection, Moon’s Shadow.” Bio: Born June 30,1957 in John’s Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland. Placed in a foster home two weeks later and then adopted at age eight by an aunt. He lived a life of a homeless person for most of Read More

Interview with poet and author Darrah J. Perez

I have an interview with poet and author Darrah J. Perez today. We’re chatting about her new anthology of poems, It Never Happened, It Always Happens, It’s Forever Happening. Bio: A Native of the Wind River Reservation in Wyoming, Author Darrah J. Perez offers gifts of poetry and short stories centered around life experience, lessons, Read More

Interview with poet Mary McCormack Deka

My special guest today is poet Mary McCormack Deka. We’re chatting about her new collection of poems, Away from Shore. Bio: Mary McCormack Deka has always wanted to be a writer. When she was little, she invented stories about living in a tree in the forest and making friends with all the animals. She made Read More