Poet and local publisher Bill Lavender sits down with Ralph Adamo to talk shared history and trade poems in this first edition of The Writer's Retreat, a monthly segment of Figure of Speech. Originally aired on October 14th 2017.
We debut our new local poetry and writing based program, Figure of Speech, with the one and only Laura Mullen, poet and professor at Louisiana State University. You can find more about her and her work on her website: www.lauramullen.biz This is archived with Laura's permission, as well as the permission of Jose Felipe Alvergue and Michele Leggott whose work is featured in the audio. Originally aired on October 7th 2017.
David talks with author and NOCCA Creative Writing teach Anne Gisleson about her new memoir, The Futilitarians: Our Year of Thinking, Drinking, Grieving, and Reading. Originally aired on September 21st, 2017. Photo taken from The Advocate.
Lyn speaks with Ella Project co-founders Ashley Keaton, Esq. and Gene Meneray about their pro bono work and how they advocate for the cultural community here in New Orleans. Originally aired on September 15th 2017.
David speaks with author Don Winslow about his time as a private eye in 70's New York, having his last book (The Cartel) turned into a film by Ridley Scott, and about his new book, The Force. Originally aired on September 7th 2017.