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Get LIT With Leza

I talk to cool ass writers. So chill with me, and Get LIT With Leza. This is a CLASH Books podcast.

Bethany Moore is a poet, witch, and activist who has published in various online journals and print magazines. She has been writing poetry and practicing Paganism since before the age of twelve, and enjoys the study of healing, alchemy, and ritual work. Moore is also an activist who has published in various online journals and print magazines. We talked about her federal marijuana activism, witchcraft, my upcoming Gnostic wedding, & our mutual love of poetry.

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Lindsey Frances Pellino is a poet, animal rescue manager, and hospice worker living in the not rich part of Connecticut. Her first collection of poetry HYSTERICAL SISTERS, published by Vegetarian Alcoholic Press on Valentine's Day, is about fictional and real life women and sisters. We talked about her poetry collection, hysterical Sisters, Laura Palmer, tragic feminie archetypes, toxic masculinity, Greek Tragedy, Sylvia Plath, Tragedy Queens, and Astrology.

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Erin Khar lives, loves, and writes in New York City and sometimes other cities too. Her work has been featured many places, including Marie Claire, SELF, Esquire, Cosmopolitan, The Manifest-Station, and Cosmonauts Avenue. We talked addiction, the #MeToo movement, depression, & other not fun things that were somehow fun to talk about with her. Join the F**ed up girl's party for this episode full of amazing true stories & cathartic revelations & if you want more advice from Erin, you can write into her Ravishy column , Ask Erin. Find her on Twitter @ErinKhar

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Tiffany Morris is a writer from Nova Scotia. Her horror fiction, nonfiction, and poetry have been published in Eye To The Telescope, Room Magazine, and Devolution Z, as well as in anthologies from Clash Books and Carrion Blue 555. We talked about mental health, dating, iconic female literary voices such as Mary Shelley, Sylvia Plath & Lana Del Rey & her story 'The Lazarus Wife' in Tragedy Queens: Stories Inspired by Lana Del Rey & Sylvia Plath. Check her out at tiffmorris.com or on twitter @tiffmorris.

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Chris Kelso is an award winning writer, editor and illustrator from Scotland. His short stories and articles have appeared in magazines and journals across the UK, US and Canada. We talked Bizarro, books, weird shit, being vegan & life in Scotland.

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shy watson is a poet and painter living in brooklyn, ny. she wrote Cheap Yellow (CCM 2018) as well as four chapbooks. we talked about NYC life, poetry, art, AWP & Whale Prom. tune in & find out if blondes really do have more fun.

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J David Osborne is the publisher of Broken River Books & author of Black Gum, By The Time We Leave Here, We'll Be Friends, & Low-Down Death Right Easy. He is also the host of the JDO Show (podbean & iTunes). We mostly talked about aliens, magick, drugs, getting drunk, & lucid dreams. Join us!

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Linda Addison born in Philadelphia, PA is an American poet and writer of horror, fantasy, and science fiction. Addison is the first African-American winner of the HWA Bram Stoker Award®, which she won four times for her collections Consumed, Reduced to Beautiful Grey Ashes (2001) and Being Full of Light, Insubstantial (2007) and How To Recognize A Demon Has Become Your Friend (2011) and Four Elements (2014). You can find her at lindaaddisonpoet.com. We talked about the shifting landscape of horror lit from the 70's to the present, poetry, Fairy Tales, Feminism, & so much more!

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Wytovich is the Poetry Editor for Raw Dog Screaming Press, an adjunct at Western Connecticut State University and Point Park University, and a mentor with Crystal Lake Publishing. Her Bram Stoker Award-winning poetry collection, Brothel, earned a home with Raw Dog Screaming Press alongside Hysteria: A Collection of Madness, Mourning Jewelry, An Exorcism of Angels, and Sheet Music to My Acoustic Nightmare. Her debut novel, The Eighth, is published with Dark Regions Press. We talked about Tragedy Queens & Sylvia Plath, horror, magic, Black Mirror, social media, & had lots of laughs. Follow Wytovich at http://www.stephaniewytovich.com/ and on twitter @SWytovich

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Molly Tanzer is the British Fantasy and Wonderland Book Award-nominated author of Vermillion and The Pleasure Merchant. We talked about her newest book, Creatures of Will & Temper, geeked out about Oscar Wilde, Victorian lit, Harry Potter, & her strange obsession with ginger. Find her at mollytanzer.com & follow her @molly_the_tanz on Twitter or @molly_tanzer on Instagram.

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