David talks with Bryon Cherry about his poetry collections Ruins, Ruminations, and Rituals and Funeral Journey. Bryon Cherry takes the reader through the crass to the beatific in this collection of poems inspired by his home city, Milwaukee, and his interactions with the spaces between.
Annie speaks with Katherine Silver, a renowned, award-winning literary translator about her translation from Spanish of María Sonia Cristoff’s book Include Me Out. She lives in Northern California and volunteers interpreting for asylum seekers.
Dr. SooJin Pate is an educator, DEI (Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion) practitioner, and writer dedicated to centering the lives and experiences of historically marginalized communities. As a former professor, she has taught courses on U.S. history and culture through the lens of race, class, gender, and sexuality at various colleges and universities in the Twin Cities area. As a DEI professional, she helps companies and organizations embed equity into their systems and processes. And as a self-care practitioner, SooJin has led workshops on how to take care of yourself when taking care of others. She is the author of From Orphan to Adoptee: U.S. Empire and Genealogies of Korean Adoption (University of Minnesota Press, 2014) and is currently working on a memoir and two picture books.
This week on Write On! Radio, Josh talks with Dr. Richard Haas about his new book “The World: A Brief Introduction”. Annie speaks with M.S. Harkness, Minneapolis-based cartoonist and author of the graphic novel “Tinderella.”