Writers’ Block

WRITERS’ BLOCK 33: CALLIOPE EDITOR MELINDA SHERRILL

Writers’ Block (Sort Of Live)! Melinda Sherrill, Calliope Art and Literary Magazine‘s Editor-in-Chief   Last spring, Mike sat down with Melinda Sherrill, who was the Editor-in-Chief of Chapman University’s Lit Journal, Calliope Art and Literary Magazine, at the time. The two discuss the process of putting together an issue of the Magazine, how Calliope changed over…

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WRITERS’ BLOCK 31: MATHIEU CAILLIER, MICHELLE BRITTAN ROSADO, AND STEVEN SANCHEZ LIVE!

Writers’ Block Live! MATHIEU CAILLIER, MICHELLE BRITTAN ROSADO,  STEVEN SANCHEZ To celebrate the launch of Steven Sanchez’s first full-length poetry book, Phantom Tongue, Mike sits down with Steven, Michelle Brittan Rosado, and Mathieu Cailler to talk about the process of putting a book together, how one manages to keep making love poems interesting, the power of…

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WRITERS’ BLOCK 29: PEN AMERICA EMERGING VOICES LIVE!

Emerging Voices

Writers’ Block Live! PEN America Emerging Voices We have a very special Writers’ Block Live for you! Mike sat down with two of PEN America’s Emerging Voices Fellows, Natalie Misling Man and Ron L. Dowell, and the Emerging Voices Fellowship Manager, Amanda Fletcher, to talk about their experience with the program and the upcoming application deadline!…

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WRITERS’ BLOCK 27: DOUG DECHOW AND JASON MORPHEW LIVE!

Another edition of Writers’ Block Live! Back in May, Mike sat down with nonfiction writer Doug Dechow and poet Jason Morphew to talk about research into one’s own family, separating fact from fantasy, the allure of isolation, lyric poetry and much more! Doug Dechow is researching and writing a book about his grand-uncle Harry Dale Park, who…

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WRITERS’ BLOCK EPISODE 25: SCIENCE MIKE

ASK SCIENCE MIKE

It’s another Catalyst crossover episode! Taryn from Catalyst and your intrepid WB host Mike sit down at Chapman Crafted with Science Mike with questions about introversion and extroversion, his writing process, his podcasting history, and why it’s smart to stay away from mind-altering substances until you’re 26 Mike McHargue AKA Science Mike is an author,…

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WRITERS’ BLOCK EPISODE 24: CATALYST CROSSOVER!

So aside from hosting Writers’ Block and panelist-ing on the Super Hero Hour Hour, Mike produces non-Pop Filter podcasts as well. One of which is Catalyst: A Creative Industries podcast from Chapman University. In this special crossover episode, Taryn and Shannon from Catalyst ask Mike about his podcasting past and Mike fires right back about…

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