Posts Tagged ‘interdisciplinary’

WRITERS’ BLOCK EPISODE 8: JULIA WALTON

This week Mike talks to author Julia Walton about her debut young adult novel, “Words on Bathroom Walls.” The novel follows Adam, a high schooler with schizophrenia as he navigates the pitfalls of high school. Julia shares her journey as a writer with a depressing detour into the cubicle-filled word of insurance, and how becoming…

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WRITERS’ BLOCK EPISODE 2: ŠTĚPÁNKA JISLOVÁ

In today’s episode, Mike interviews Štěpánka Jislová, a Czech illustrator and comic book artist who served as Chapman’s Artist-in-Residence and contributed to the Fear issue of Anastamos Literary Journal! Check out Štěpánka’s work at her sites: www.facebook.com/stepanka.jislova.illustrations/ www.jislova.com/ ldcpraha.weebly.com/ Like the music? Check out Stevie Talks! ( stevietalks.com/ ) In the mean time you can: Like Us:…

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WRITERS’ BLOCK EPISODE 6: ANDREW TONKOVICH

This week Mike talks to the writer/activist/editor/professor/radio host Andrew Tonkovich! The two talk about the difference between the “traditional” writing roots versus coming to it later in life, fabulist fiction, how the real world influences Andrew’s writing, and his role as an editor and radio host! Find more about Andrew below: The Santa Monica Review:…

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WRITERS’ BLOCK EPISODE 4: MOLLY SCHIOT

In the latest episode of Writers’ Block, Mike interviews Molly Schiot, a director living in Los Angeles with her wife and dog. The two talk about the inception and growth of Molly’s tangible visual aesthetic, commercial directing vs other kinds, and the story behind her coffee table book, Game Changers: The Unsung Heroines of Sports…

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WRITERS’ BLOCK EPISODE 3: KEEGAN LESTER

In the latest episode of Writers’ Block, Mike interviews Keegan Lester, a poet who shares his time between Manhattan and West Virginia. The two talk about the importance of community, personas, and how they’ve known each other for over twenty years! Keegan reads a smattering of poems, including pieces from his new book, “this shouldn’t…

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Writers’ Block Episode 5: Nancy Woo

This week Mike talks to the poet (and old friend) Nancy Woo. Nancy reads a variety of pieces and the two talk about her writing process, performance rituals, persona, and the care a writer needs to take when taking on the role of another. This interview was conducted in October 2016 in Chapman Radio’s recording…

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Writers’ Block Episode 7: Anastamos Staff Returns!

Anastamos Editor-in-Chief Alison Williams and Managing Editor Matt Wheatley return to Writers’ Block to talk with Mike about the first issue of the journal now that it’s been out in the wild for awhile. They cover their fears and hopes and what came to fruition with Fear, and even tease what the next two issues’…

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Writers’ Block Episode 1: Anastamos Editorial Board

Welcome to Writers’ Block, the joint podcast of Anastamos and YourPopFilter.com. Every other week your intrepid host Mike Gravagno (of the Super Hero Hour Hour) interviews comedians, poets, historians, scientists, and all around artists and digs into to find the story behind their work. This inaugural episode finds Mike in the room with some of…

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