All posts filed under: The Subvocal Zoo

A podcast from the editors of Poetry Northwest featuring in-depth, conversational interviews with writers. With thanks to the inimitable Michael Silverblatt for allowing us the use of his coinage: the “subvocal zoo.”

The Subvocal Zoo: Sierra Nelson – The Brink

Poetry Northwest‚Äės monthly podcast series,¬†The Subvocal Zoo, features editors and friends of the magazine interviewing poets. Each episode features lively conversation between writers in a different¬†location. Episode 10¬†features¬†Sierra Nelson¬†with Johnny Horton rowing around the edge of¬†Seattle’s Union Bay.¬†Topics of discussion include¬†finding the right director for your dream-poems, silence, frog song, collaboration, John Donne’s “Relic,” humor & wit, poetry as technology,¬†and encountering¬†the brink.

The Subvocal Zoo: Danez Smith – Only in Safety

Poetry Northwest‚Äės monthly podcast series,¬†The Subvocal Zoo, features editors and friends of the magazine interviewing poets. Each episode features lively conversation between writers in a different¬†location. Episode 9¬†features¬†Danez Smith¬†in conversation with¬†William Camponovo¬†during the 2015 AWP Conference in Minneapolis.¬†Topics of discussion include the¬†importance of¬†community; The Dark Noise Collective;¬†composing for the page vs.¬†composing for performance; Ocean Vuong, Chinaka Hodge, Patricia Smith; Yusef Komunyakaa; The¬†BreakBeat Poets¬†and the April 2015 issue of Poetry magazine.