Rattlecast #90 features Janée J. Baugher and her new book on the creative process, The Ekphrastic Writer.
In addition to The Ekphrastic Writer, Baugher is the author of two ekphrastic poetry collections, Coördinates of Yes (Ahadada Books, 2010) and The Body’s Physics (Tebot Bach, 2010). Her writing has been published in journals such as Tin House, The Southern Review, The American Journal of Poetry, Nimrod International Journal of Prose and Poetry, Nano Fiction, and The Writer’s Chronicle, and she’s read from her books at the Library of Congress. She regularly collaborates with choreographers, dancers, composers, and visual artists, and her work has been adapted for the stage and set to music at University of Cincinnati–Conservatory of Music, Contemporary Dance Theatre in Ohio, Interlochen Center for the Arts, Dance Now! Ensemble in Florida, The Salon at Justice Snow’s in Colorado, and University of North Carolina-Pembroke. Baugher teaches Creative Writing in Seattle, is the columnist at The Ekphrastic Review, and an assistant editor for the literary journal, Boulevard.
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As always, we'll also include live open lines for responses to our weekly prompt or any other poems you'd like to share. For details on how to participate, either via Skype or by phone, go to: https://www.rattle.com/rattlecast/
This Week's Prompt:
Write a poem that starts and ends with the same line.
Next Week's Prompt:
Write an ekphrastic poem after one of the ten cards from Hermann Rorschach’s original 1921 inkblot test.
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