Lucky Episode Seven

In this episode I talk with Cameron Awkward-Rich about his approaches to poetry and theory, and the poetry in his new book Sympathetic Little Monster.

Cameron has published poems in The Journalcream city reviewMuzzle MagazineHobart, The Seattle ReviewThe Offing and elsewhere. He is a Cave Canem Fellow, a poetry editor at Muzzle Magazine, and currently a doctoral candidate in Modern Thought & Literature at Stanford University. Cam is the author of the chapbook Transit (Button Poetry, 2015) and his debut collection, Sympathetic Little Monster, was published by Ricochet Editions in 2016.

Go check out Sympathetic Little Monster, its a wonderful collection. 

Writers who were mentioned in the shout outs: 

The Sound of Waves Breaking this week is the sound of opening an attic, as found on

Transcripts are by Amir Rabiyah:

Theme Music by Bahati Kiro and the transition music is by Chris Zorn. 

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