Month: February 2016

Episode 156 – Ross Benjamin

Virtual Memories Show #156: Ross Benjamin “As a translator, your initial feeling is, ‘I want to inhabit this text.’ There’s a primary identification, a mirror effect, where you see your own creative possibilities reflected there, and want to realize them through this text.” The 7th annual Festival Neue LiteraturĀ is Feb. 25-28, 2016 in New York,…

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Episode 155 – Christopher Kloeble

Virtual Memories Show #155: Christopher Kloeble “For a Bavarian village, reunification didn’t mean anything. You didn’t notice any change. Even if I visited today, it wouldn’t feel that different from 30 years ago. Probably not that different than 30 years before that, except for the farm machines.” It’s ourĀ first podcast as a Media Partner for…

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Episode 154 – Kriota Willberg

Virtual Memories Show #154: Kriota Willberg “I’m not looking for artists to actually be able to draw everything perfectly and accurately, but I want them to understand how the body works enough so that within the context of their own style they can create a set of rules that will work for them.” If I…

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Episode 153 – Rachel Hadas

Virtual Memories Show #153: Rachel Hadas “I’ve never felt so happy, but I’ve never felt so mortal.” Poet Rachel Hadas returns to the show to talk about her new books, Talking To The Dead (Spuyten Duyvil Press), and Questions in the Vestibule (Northwestern University Press). It’s been two years since we last talked (over here),…

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