It's been a minute! Thanks for your patience as I've slogged through life. In this episode I spoke with Samuel Ace about his book Our Weather Our Sea.
Samuel Ace is a trans/genderqueer poet and sound artist. He is the author of several books, most recently Our Weather Our Sea (Black Radish 2019), the newly re-issued Meet Me There: Normal Sex and Home in three days. Don’t wash., (Belladonna* Germinal Texts 2019), and Stealth with poet Maureen Seaton. He is the recipient of the Astraea Lesbian Writer Award and the Firecracker Alternative Book Award in Poetry, as well as a two-time finalist for both the Lambda Literary Award and the National Poetry Series. Recent work can be found in Poetry, PEN America, Best American Experimental Poetry, Vinyl, and many other journals and anthologies. He currently teaches poetry and creative writing at Mount Holyoke College in western Massachusetts.
Books, poets, artists, etc mentioned in this episode:
TC Tolbert's "Dear Melissa"
Julie Carr's Real Life: An Installation
Ronaldo Wilson's Lucy 72
Douglas Kearney's Mess and Mess and
M. NourbeSe Philip's ZONG!
Ching-In Chen's recombinant
Sawako Nakayasu's Mouth Eats Color
Harmony Holiday a reading from 2015
LaTasha N. Nevada Diggs's Twerk
Caroline Bergvall's sound installations
Cecilia Vicuña's New and Selected Poems Saborami (Chainlinks)
Tracie Morris two poems
Andrea Abi-Karam's EXTRATRANSMISSION
Orlando White LETTERRS
Angel Dominguez's D E S G R A C I A D O
Ariana Reines's A Sand Book
Trace Peterson's Since I Moved In
The Sound of Waves Breaking: Samuel Ace's "These Nights"
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