June 2010

Dennis Weidemann reading

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Live From Prairie Lights
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Katie Ford: "Ghost Forms: Using Traditional Form in Free Verse"

June 19, 2010
In this podcast, poet Katie Ford examines the usefulness of employing the “ghosts” of classical forms in crafting contemporary poetry. Ford advises writers to look to the sonnet and listen for the “inherent music” of popular and tested literary technologies.

Brett Stout reading

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Live From Prairie Lights
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Lon Otto: "Avoiding Literary Thin Ice"

June 18, 2010
In this podcast, Lon Otto leads a discussion on how to avoid “literary thin ice”- the insecurities resulting from insufficient originality, tension or authority in a work.

M. Glenn Taylor reading

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Tim Bascom: "Picture That: Creative Nonfiction For The Visual Learner

June 17, 2010
Tim Bascom, using only lines and circles and an array of strange doodles, will attempt to describe the amazing structural options available within the genre of creative nonfiction. No, he won't work blindfolded. However, he will attempt to be entertaining, and perhaps even a bit enlightening. If you like thinking in pictures, not just words, this may be a blessed break from all the verbiage of the week!

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