(Podcast Release) Our First Year Is In the Books, an Open Mic Poetry Event

To anyone who has listened for a minute or an hour while going for a long drive or shopping or going for a walk; to anyone who has shared their story with us in an interview or in the comments section or a voice-message or a facebook-message: thank you. You made it possible for usContinue reading “(Podcast Release) Our First Year Is In the Books, an Open Mic Poetry Event”

Midweek Teaser: Celebrating out Loud

“The universe took its time on you Crafted you to offer the world Something different from everyone else When you doubt How you were created You doubt an energy greater than us both –“irreplaceable” (Rupi Kaur)    What better way for a podcast like ours to celebrate the accomplishments of our first year than byContinue reading “Midweek Teaser: Celebrating out Loud”

It’s Party O’Clock in the Ivory Tower Boiler Room!

If just one person believes in youDeep enough, and strong enough, believes in youBefore you know it, someone else will think“If he can do it, I can do it” Typically on a Monday, we bring you a Big Think entry; a piece by one of us that highlights our own relationship with the theme forContinue reading “It’s Party O’Clock in the Ivory Tower Boiler Room!”

Midweek Teaser

Hey, folks! The big news-item this week is that we’re gearing up for the party, half of which will be taking place on Zoom, and the other half of which will be taking place in the abode of our very own sponsor, Words Matter Bookstore. Andrew, Erika, Mary, and Adam are excited. Tiffany Sowa andContinue reading “Midweek Teaser”

Writing a Gay Poem

By Guest Columnist Cameron Martin Happy pride month—now let’s talk about sex, shame, and poems. I had this one published recently, over at Sledgehammer Lit (fair warning, in the words of a friend, it “waxes lyrical about VD”). I’m going to copy the poem in full, and then I’d like to talk about how somethingContinue reading “Writing a Gay Poem”

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