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Scribbler’s Corner is a podcast featuring casual conversations with writers about writing, broadcast from River of Grass Studios, where two rivers meet, and you never know who’ll tie up to the dock for a chat and a fresh cup of coffee.

Scribbler’s Corner is a podcast featuring casual conversations with writers about writing, broadcast from River of Grass Studios, where two rivers meet, and you never know who’ll tie up to the dock for a chat and a fresh cup of coffee.
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Scribbler’s Corner is a podcast featuring casual conversations with writers about writing, broadcast from River of Grass Studios, where two rivers meet, and you never know who’ll tie up to the dock for a chat and a fresh cup of coffee.

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English


Episodes

Yvette Angelique Hyater-Adams: Transformative Narrative - Unpacking Core Truths

6/10/2019
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Yvette Angelique Hyater-Adams is a poet and essayist, teaching artist, and narrative practitioner in applied behavioral science. A passionate mixed-media artist, she uses collage and fiber arts to express stories. Her work spans a wide range of corporate and private projects, but her passion is working with young African American women to help them find their voices and develop their own transformative narrative. She stopped by Scribbler's Corner at River of Grass to talk about how writing...

Duration:01:01:51

Fred Zara: Life as Art – Making Movies From Memoir

6/3/2019
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Filmmaker, director, writer, actor—Fred Zara lives in Orlando, but stopped by Scribbler's Corner at River of Grass while he was in Jacksonville for the Southeast Regional Film Festival, where his latest film, The Suicide of James Rider, was being screened. Fred grew up in New Jersey, where, at 15, he got kicked out of the 9th grade for fighting with a teacher. He played drums in a Trenton-based punk band under the name of Fred Fatal – a wild ride he documented twenty years later in his...

Duration:01:01:01

Jenn Chase: Bad Choices and the Gift of Failure

5/22/2019
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Playwright, musician, professor, Jenn Chase’s creative journey has taken her from her childhood home in Cape Cod to Dakar, Senegal, before bringing her here to us in Jacksonville where she works out of her studio in the CoRK Arts District, and as a professor teaching writing and humanities at FSCJ. A free spirit, who has failed as spectacularly as she has succeeded, and persevered to produce a significant body of work, including five albums, six theatrical productions and a variety of film...

Duration:00:51:36

Nikesha Elise Williams: The Power of Passion

4/29/2019
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Nikesha Elise Williams is an Emmy award winning news producer and author. She was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois, and attended Florida State University where she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Communication: Mass Media Studies and Honors English Creative Writing. Nikesha’s debut novel, Four Women, was awarded the 2018 Florida Authors and Publishers Association President’s Award in the category of Adult Contemporary/Literary Fiction. Four Women, was also recognized by the...

Duration:00:43:56

Andres Rojas: Firing Your Inner Critic

4/15/2019
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To celebrate National Poetry Month, Scribbler's Corner caught up with one of Jacksonville's rising stars. Andres Rojas was born in Cuba and came to the U.S. at age 13. He attended Florida Junior College, now FSCJ, here in Jacksonville and went on to earn an M.F.A. and a J.D. from the University of Florida. His work has been featured in numerous literary magazines and included in the 2017 edition of Best New Poets. His first chapbook, Looking for What Isn’t There, is forthcoming from Paper...

Duration:00:52:17

Tricia Booker: Writing About Family Without Losing Your Family

3/25/2019
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Truth telling isn't always easy, especially when those truths involve airing family secrets. Tricia Booker, author of The Place of Peace and Crickets somehow manages to tell hard truths in a way that is both caring and unsparing. She stopped by Scribbler's Corner at River of Grass this week with her constant companion: Buddy the wonder dog.

Duration:00:51:34

Tim Gilmore: Psychogeography – The Personality of Place

3/10/2019
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Tim Gilmore writes about the haunted South. Gilmore is the author of 17 books, including a historical novel about the founder of Jacksonville, The Book of Isaiah: A Vision of the Founder of a City, illustrated by his colleague Shep Shepard, and creative nonfiction such as Goat Island Hermit: The State of Florida vs. Rollians Christopher, The Devil in the Baptist Church: Bob Gray’s Unholy Trinity, In Search of Eartha White: Storehouse for the People, The Mad Atlas of Virginia King, and...

Duration:00:54:33