Sarah Gerard talks about her new collection of personal essays about her childhood & the state that she grew up in. We talk birds, writing, religion, dreams, water, astrology, music, art & addiction. Join us for this amazing moment with the author of the exciting & critically acclaimed Sunshine State.
Joanna C. Valente & Michael J. Seidlinger sat on a rooftop in Bed Stuy & talked about their writing, Civil Coping Mechanisms, witchy empowerment, sexism, living in NYC, travelling, AWP, and so much rambling & random questions.
Join us for a witchy lit convo talking about living in NYC & being a poet & Lana Del Rey & selfies & trying to have it all. Lisa Marie Basile is an editor, writer and poet living in NYC. She is the founding editor-in-chief of Luna Luna Magazine and the author of APOCRYPHAL (Noctuary Press, 2014), as well as a few chapbooks: Andalucia (Poetry Society of New York), War/Lock(Hyacinth Girl Press), and Triste (Dancing Girl Press). Her book NYMPHOLEPSY (co-authored with poet Alyssa Morhardt-Goldstein), was a finalist in the 2017 Tarpaulin Sky Book Awards.
Her poetry and other work can be or will be seen in PANK, Spork, The Atlas Review, Tarpaulin Sky, the Tin House blog, The Huffington Post, The Rumpus, Rogue Agent, Moonsick Magazine, Best American Poetry, Spoon River Poetry Review, PEN American Center and the Ampersand Review, among others.
Got mystical and contemplative with author Noah Cicero. We talk sadness, poetry, and neural passageways. Noah Cicero is the author of Bipolar Cowboy (Lazy Fascist Press) and a bunch of other books. Check him out. he's cool. Twitter @noahcicero
Got witchy with Elle Nash. We talked sigils, poetry, & motherhood. Elle Nash is the author of the forthcoming novel Animals Eat Each Other (Dzanc Books, 2018), and the chapbooks AVOKA (Ghost City Press, 2017) and i can remember the meaning of every tarot card but i can’t remember what i texted you last night (Nostrovia Press, 2016). She is a founding editor at Witch Craft Magazine.
Poet and Magician Cooper Wilhelm fills me in on the best raccoons on Instagram & we talk meditation & poetry & witchcraft. Cooper Wilhelm is the author of a microchapbook about necromancy and breakups called Klaatu Verata Nikto (Ghost City Press 2016), as well as of DUMBHEART/STUPIDFACE (Siren Songs 2017) and of an as of yet untitled chapbook about pigs from Business Bear Press. He hosts Into the Dark, a talkshow about witchcraft on Radio Free Brooklyn and tweets @CooperWilhelm
Kelby Losack gives us a tour of his body of ink, on his body and in print. We talk heroin, books, broken hearts, and bad decisions. These are the true stories that made their way into his new book, Heathenish, published by Broken River Books. Kelby is the quintessential reformed bad boy with a heart of gold. Get Lit With us!
Dean Swinford is an English professor and novelist who is obsessed with all things Medieval and Black Metal. His new book, Goat Song Sacrifice is part II of his Death Metal Epic series. Take a trip with us to the METAL side of LIT!
Emo poets complain about everything and read each other's writings featuring Justin Bieber. B. Diehl is the author of Zeller's Alley and hosts a poetry reading event called I Hate Poetry on the first and third Sundays of every month at the Unicorn Theater in Catasauqua, PA.