The Writing Bull: a Podcast For Fearless Writers podcast

The Writing Bull: a Podcast For Fearless Writers

Marcos McPeek Villatoro, Professor of Creative Writing, Mount St. Mary's University, Los Angeles

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32 episodios

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    The Panther in the Cage

    38:48

    Today’s show is a recording of a poetry show I did at Mount St. Mary’s University in Los Angeles, where I teach. I took RainerContinue reading
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    Writer Susana Marcelo, The Old Country and New Writing

    36:30

    Susana Marcelo is a professor at California State University Northridge, a writer, poet, essayist, and. . .well, a lot more! In our interview, we spendContinue reading
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    Kennia Lopez: A New Voice in Literature

    32:57

    Kenya Lopez and Marcos Villatoro meet at the AWP Conference in Tampa Florida, March, 2018. " data-image-caption="Kenya Lopez and Marcos Villatoro meet at the AWP Conference in Tampa Florida, March, 2018. " data-medium-file="https://i0.wp.com/thewritingbull.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/IMG_0580.jpg?fit=300%2C225&ssl=1" data-large-file="https://i0.wp.com/thewritingbull.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/IMG_0580.jpg?fit=840%2C630&ssl=1" />Ken Lopez is a Mexican and Salvadoran poet from Kansas City. She hopes her work will, like Chinua Achebe said, tell the story of theContinue reading
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    José Orduña: Writing and Justice

    29:13

    José Orduña and Marcos Villatoro discuss writing and politics at the AWP conference in Tampa Florida. " data-image-caption="José Orduña and Marcos Villatoro discuss writing and politics at the AWP conference in Tampa Florida. " data-medium-file="https://i0.wp.com/thewritingbull.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/IMG_0566.jpg?fit=300%2C225&ssl=1" data-large-file="https://i0.wp.com/thewritingbull.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/IMG_0566.jpg?fit=840%2C630&ssl=1" />I met José Orduña at the Associated Writing Program conference in Tampa, Florida this past spring. He had arrived at the conference about 48 hoursContinue reading
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    George Plimpton, Graywolf Press and the State of Literature Today

    30:37

    George Plimpton and Marcos Villatoro talk books, acting, and baseball on the podcast The Writing Bull " data-image-caption="George Plimpton and Marcos Villatoro talk books, acting, and baseball on the podcast The Writing Bull " data-medium-file="https://i0.wp.com/thewritingbull.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/George-Plimpton-1979436193-1528846483431.jpg?fit=300%2C178&ssl=1" data-large-file="https://i0.wp.com/thewritingbull.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/George-Plimpton-1979436193-1528846483431.jpg?fit=768%2C456&ssl=1" />Today’s podcast of The Writing Bull offers you a two-fer: Years ago I had the opportunity to interview one of the founders and the editorContinue reading
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    The Exiled Poet: Guisell Gomez

    33:44

    Guisell Gomez, Colombian-American poet, at the Associated Writing Programs conference in Tampa Florida, March 2018 " data-image-caption="Guisell Gomez, Colombian-American poet, at the Associated Writing Programs conference in Tampa Florida, March 2018 " data-medium-file="https://i0.wp.com/thewritingbull.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/2018-03-10-11.06.38.jpg?fit=300%2C225&ssl=1" data-large-file="https://i0.wp.com/thewritingbull.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/2018-03-10-11.06.38.jpg?fit=840%2C630&ssl=1" />While I was at the Associated Writing Programs conference in Florida this past month, I met Guisell Gomez, a student of creative writing and aContinue reading
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    Art and Madness

    36:12

    George Gordon Lord Byron, British poet, suffered from manic depression and from it wrote some of the finest romantic poetry of English literature. " data-image-caption="George Gordon Lord Byron, British poet, suffered from manic depression and from it wrote some of the finest romantic poetry of English literature. " data-medium-file="https://i0.wp.com/thewritingbull.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Lord-Byron-I-go-mad-3614469503-1526941808863.jpg?fit=300%2C117&ssl=1" data-large-file="https://i0.wp.com/thewritingbull.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Lord-Byron-I-go-mad-3614469503-1526941808863.jpg?fit=840%2C328&ssl=1" />There are studies on the connection between the artistic impulse and mental illness. The best are books written by Kay Redfield Jamison, especially her “TouchedContinue reading
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    Francisco Aragón: Literary Activist

    44:24

    Poet Francisco Aragón is doing is doing more for U.S. Latinx literature than any person I know. While writing his own work, he’s also alwaysContinue reading
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    Today’s Podcast: Cheap Advice on Writing

    36:18

    Marcos Villatoro talks about some of the basics of writing–time, place, and telling the world to leave you alone. " data-image-caption="Marcos Villatoro talks about some of the basics of writing–time, place, and telling the world to leave you alone. " data-medium-file="https://i0.wp.com/thewritingbull.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Marcos-writing-245360491-1526852267783.jpg?fit=300%2C289&ssl=1" data-large-file="https://i0.wp.com/thewritingbull.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Marcos-writing-245360491-1526852267783.jpg?fit=840%2C810&ssl=1" />The title pretty much says it all, these are a few tips that I’ve learned along the way about writing. Here I talk about someContinue reading
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    Poet Alexandra Regalado: Life Seen Through the Bulletproof Glass

    42:47

    Poet and publisher Alexandra Lytton Regalado with Marcos Villatoro " data-image-caption="Poet and publisher Alexandra Lytton Regalado with Marcos Villatoro " data-medium-file="https://i0.wp.com/thewritingbull.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Alex-Regalado-1858304231-1526246703555.jpg?fit=300%2C181&ssl=1" data-large-file="https://i0.wp.com/thewritingbull.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Alex-Regalado-1858304231-1526246703555.jpg?fit=840%2C505&ssl=1" />When I attended the Associated Writing Programs conference in Tampa, Florida in March, I sought out Latinos, because the last time I went to theContinue reading

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