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Sunflower Sutras

Author: Tara Bartley and Ryan Thompson

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A weekly NE Kansas podcast devoted to poetry of all shapes, sizes, and smells. Classics to news, interview to you.

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21 Episodes
In this episode, F.C. Appelhanz joins us to discuss recent books, unusual instruments, and the wonder of nature.Listener submissions by Miriam Sagan.
In this episode we talk with lyricist and lecturer Charles Anthony Silvestri about lyrical poetry, grief, his first book of poetry 'A Silver Thread,' and 'Sleep,' a collaboration with composer Eric Whitacre.Listener submissions by Scott Thomas Outlar.
Missouri poet, Allison Blevins, discusses motherhood, getting an MFA, and her upcoming chapbooks, "Letters to Joan" and "A Season for Speaking."This episode was first published January 14, 2019. Our reading of Karen Petersen's "Good Luck With Your Future Life" has been removed from the recording. We apologize for the inconvenience.
Interview with Kevin Rabas

Interview with Kevin Rabas


In this episode we speak with Kevin Rabas to discuss jazz music, Emporia's art scene, and his time as Kansas Poet Laureate.Listener submissions by Anna Ciummo.
In this episode, we do something a little different by discussing a nonfiction book about the Beat movement.Listener Submissions by Bob McNeil.
Interview with Jen Harris

Interview with Jen Harris


Kansas City poet, Jen Harris, discusses the artist's life, gentrification, and the difference between writing and performing.Listener submissions by Jesse Bradley.Follow our guest:
Author, poet, and occasional rapper Mugabi Byenkya discusses his well-traveled upbringing, extensive touring, and the concept behind his debut novel "Dear Philomena."Listener submission by Michele Mekel
Author A. M. Hounchell joins the show to discuss how he got into writing and how he approaches the craft.Listener submissions from Norbert Góra.
In this episode we are joined by local author Duane Herrmann to discuss to his works past and present.Listener submissions by Linda Imbler.
Matt Spezia joins us as Sunflower's first returning guest to promote the Rock Yo City Tour, coming to the Boobie Trap on Oct. 6.Listener submissions from Margot DeSalvo.
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Bob McNeil

Your Muse-blessed bonavox is perfect for reciting poetry.

Feb 19th
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