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Episode 7: Flash!
Our April edition explores the art of short works, in honor of National Poetry Month and our Four Year Anniversary! What is the lure of shorter pieces? How does one convey so much in so few words? Kathy Curto explains the allure of flash nonfiction, while Paul Fauteux shows us the power of the shortest poems. Plus, flash readings by Zach Powers, Michelle Junot, and Sam Nelson.
Episode 6: Micro to Macro
This month we talk to Pulitzer Prize winning poet, Vijay Seshadri, about how to turn a moment of inspiration into a polished piece and how to turn several pieces into a collection. We are treated to moving insights, pregnant pauses, and poignant readings from his collection, 3 Sections. Plus, we celebrate the up-and-coming work of our amazing interns!
Episode 5: Animal Muses
Our February episode focuses on animal muses and character development-- we speak to Michael Collier about writing your way into any mind, and hear him read live from new works. Plus... find out what happens when a cat knows no limits, or in a world filled with wasps, or whether goldfish really die.
Episode 4: Writerly Resolutions
Our New Year's resolutions episode features David Ebenbach, who reads his story about artistic jealousy and discusses the publishing process of short stories. How many rejections does it take to get one acceptance? In one story's case sixty-one! Plus, we hear Lisa Sewell's poems inspired by her favorite books.
Episode 3: Season's Readings!
The December edition of The Inner Loop Radio is all about family! With the upcoming holidays, our minds tend toward family, whether you're going home or staying home this Christmas season. Rachel and Courtney go in depth on mothers, fathers, big brothers, and big sisters, and how they influence our writing and our lives. Chelsea Horne joins us with her flash piece entitled "Goldfish Mother" and an interview on her inspiration.
Episode 2: The Trump Edition
This month, we celebrate immigrants, minorities, and the LGBTQ community with compelling readings and discussions about gentrification in DC, the election last year and how it has affected DC writers, and how writers can contribute to their communities. Plus, we interview writer and community organizer, Danielle Evennou, and hear one of her steamiest poems!
Episode 1: Introduction to The Inner Loop
Episode 1 introduces The Inner Loop through readings inspired by the Woodlawn Estate and Pope-Leighey House, flash fiction, nonfiction, and poetry readings, and dramatic readings of exquisite corpses. We also hear Diana Veiga read her story "Summertime" in the studio and find out about the writing process, her inspiration, and the go-go era of DC.
The Inner Loop Radio: Coming Soon!
Introducing The Inner Loop Radio with Rachel Coonce and Courtney Sexton, providing you with local literature from Washington, DC, including readings, interviews, and discussions about the writing life! Episode 1 coming October 17th!