Episodes – The Postmasters Podcast
By Audrey & Lacy
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The pleasures of writing are sometimes matched only by the pleasures of talking about it with your fellow writers. In that spirit, we offer you The Postmasters Podcast: Writing & Life after the MFA.
||Clean26. Creative Cross-Training with Poet July Westhale||Happy Independence Day! We’re excited to return from our sabbatical with a splashy jump into the literary deep end. July Westhale is a poet and essayist living in Oakland, CA. She is the author of The Cavalcade, forthcoming from Finishing Line Press||7/4/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean25. The Parenthood Podcast: The Postmasters Talk Kids & Art & How to Deal||It’s the parenthood podcast! Art and parenthood. What gets sacrificed? What is more important? How does one feed the other? Lacy (at 37-weeks pregnant) and Audrey (with a 4-month old in her arms) address the way motherhood affects the writing life,||9/5/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean24. Let Me Explain You: an Interview with Author Annie Liontas||Annie Liontas’ debut novel, LET ME EXPLAIN YOU, is forthcoming from Scribner in 2015. Her story “Two Planes in Love” was selected as runner-up in BOMB Magazine’s 2013 Fiction Prize Contest. Since 2003, Annie has been dedicated to urban education||6/1/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean23. The Turner House: a Conversation with Debut Novelist Angela Flournoy||ANGELA FLOURNOY is a graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, where she received a Dean’s Fellowship, and the University of Southern California. She has taught writing at the University of Iowa and Trinity Washington University, and has worked||5/4/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean22. The Selkie’s Daughter: Winner of The Postmasters Podcast Short Story Contest||Thank you to everyone who entered our first annual short story contest. It was a pleasure to read your fiction. There were many, many fantastic stories to choose from, but in the end our winner was clear. “The Selkie’s Daughter” by Gina||4/6/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean21. Flying & Throwing Pots: Thoughts on the Interdisciplinary Writing Life with Alisa Hagerty Miller||Alisa Hagerty Miller recently completed her Master’s in Interdisciplinary Studies from Western New Mexico University with major concentrations in English and Writing. Before enrolling in graduate school, she worked for ten years as a commercial pilot||3/2/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean20. Poetry & Social Justice: A Dialogue w/ Poet Enzo Surin||Enzo Surin is a Haitian-born poet, publisher, and social advocate, and the author of the chapbook, HIGHER GROUND (Finishing Line Press, 2006). His poetry is forthcoming and has appeared in publications such as The BreakBeat Poets anthol||2/2/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean19. Peace, Translation & Diversity: A Dialogue w/ Poet Andrea Beltran||Andrea Beltran is a poet currently living in El Paso, Texas. She is a graduate student at the Vermont College of Fine Arts, and her poems have recently appeared in Luna Luna, Word Riot, Mom Egg Review, Superstition Review, and Acentos Review. (26:41) Re||1/5/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean18. Gifts for Writers: Ask Audrey & Lacy||We’ve got our list–for Santa and our listeners–of great Christmas gift ideas for writers! If you’re shopping for a writing friend, or if you’re a writer who needs to inspire those who love you in this season of gift-giving, y||12/1/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean17. Voices Not Her Own: A Dialogue w/ Author Frances Kay||Frances Kay lives in Wales and Ireland. She writes plays for children for The Ark Children’s Centre, Dublin, Theatre Lovett, ‘The Morbegs‘ on RTE [Irish national television], BBC TV’s ‘You and Me‘ children’s programmes,||11/3/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
Favorite Podcast Ever!
These two women exude such joy as they talk about what is obviously their life's passion. Lacy and Audrey are bright, fun, smart and a little wacky. They have great chemistry and bring insight and much needed guidance to the world of MFA's and beyond. Tune in and bask in their awesomeness. You will not be disappointed.