Episode 295 of The Drunken Odyssey, your favorite podcast about creative writing and literature is available on iTunes, or right click here to download.

On this week’s program, I talk to Charles Simic about James Tate, Kansas surrealism, humor in poetry, and embracing the unconscious,

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Photo by Richard Drew.

plus I talk to Richard Blanco about the accidents that turn us into artists, the grind of editing, and the joys of finding new forms and challenges.

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TEXTS DISCUSSED

scribbled-in-the-darkThe Prince of los Cocuyos

NOTES

Be sure to check out the music of David Rego, whose songs “Rings Ring” and “Sapphire Showers” appear on this episode.

Dave Rego

Dave Rego

Episode 295 of The Drunken Odyssey, your favorite podcast about creative writing and literature is available on iTunes, or right click here to download.

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