Literary Discussion

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Literary Discussion

Bob Mooney on Joyce

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Run Time: 30:07 Bob Mooney is a professor of English at Washington College, an instructor with the Wilkes University Graduate Creative Writing Program, and Executive Editor at Etruscan Press. Dr. Mooney discusses the themes

Damilola Aderibigbe on Nigerian Poetry

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Run Time: 16:21 Damilola Aderibigbe is a poet and Ph.D. student. Mr. Aderibigbe discusses the Nigerian’s rich literary tradition, its literary scene and how it has been influenced by American Poetry, Africa’s oral history,

Poet Diane Raptosh on William Blake

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Run Time: 28:23 Diane Raptosh is a poet, English and Creative Writing professor at the College of Idaho, where she also directs the Criminal Justice/Prison Studies program, and an Etruscan Press author. Ms. Raptosh

Dr. Felix Kaputu on African Literature

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Run Time: 47:08 Dr. Felix Kaputu is a professor, author, and anthropologist. Dr. Kaputu discusses his early education in Dutch-controlled Zaire and introduction to Classic, British, and American literature, his later seeking out of

H. L. Hix, Demonstrategy

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Run Time: 25:33 H. L. Hix is a poet, professor at the University of Wyoming, and an Etruscan Press author. Hix discusses his new book, Demonstrategy, a book of philosophy that explores the societal

Jeff Talarigo on Alistair MacLeod

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Run Time: 20:18 Jeff Talarigo is an Etruscan Press author. Mr. Talarigo discusses Alister McLeod’s book Island, specifically the story The Boat and how setting is used as a character, developing realistic, unsentimental narrators,

Kevin Oderman on Ezra Pound

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Run Time: 25:38 Kevin Oderman is an Emeritus Professor at West Virginia University, and an Etruscan Press author. Mr. Oderman discusses the work of Ezra Pound, how as an American he fits into British

Matt Brady on Radiohead and British Culture

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Run Time: 29:16 Matt Brady is a recent graduate of the London School of Economics. Mr. Brady discusses the music of the band Radiohead, the difference between rock and electronic music, the London music

Mike Lennon on Orwell and Greene

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Run Time: 45:48 Dr. Michael Lennon is co-founder of the Wilkes Creative Writing Program, a program instructor, a publishing professional, and Norman Mailer’s biographer. Dr. Lennon discusses Orwell’s “Shooting an Elephant” and Graham Greene’s

Mike Lennon: Mailer Biographer

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Run Time: 31:21 Mike Lennon is co-founder of the Wilkes Creative Writing Program, a program instructor, a publishing professional, and Norman Mailer’s biographer. Lennon discusses pitching to a publisher, the contract process, editing a

Steve Oristaglio on Rock Music and Poetry

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Run Time: 32:15 Steve Oristaglio is a finance professional, financial advisor to Etruscan Press, and a musician. Mr. Oristaglio discusses Beatles’ lyrics, the music of the Beatles vs the Rolling Stones, how music and

Tim Seibles: Poet, Retired Professor

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Run Time: 35:07 Tim Seibles is a poet, retired professor, and Etruscan Press author. Mr. Seibles discusses how he selects poetry for a collection, his upcoming collection with Etruscan Press, judging for the National

Wayne Benson — Poetry Podcast

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Run Time: 21:20 Wayne Benson is a poet, and podcaster. Mr. Benson discusses his poetry podcast, how he attracts listeners, their feedback, and how he tracks their engagement, and what he sees for the

Wayne Benson on T. S. Eliot

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Run Time: 30:16 Wayne Benson is a poet and podcaster. Mr. Benson discusses his love for T.S. Eliot and how Eliot’s work relates to that which came before and after, reads the first five