Month: February 2021

Episode 422 – Anahid Nersessian

Virtual Memories Show 422: Anahid Nersessian “I’ve never had a period of separation from Keats, like I’ve had with other authors or bands that I love.” Let’s commemorate the 200th anniversary of John Keats’ untimely death with a conversation with Anahid Nersessian, author of Keats’ Odes: A Lover’s Discourse (University of Chicago). We get into…

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Episode 421 – Kate Maruyama

Virtual Memories Show 421: Kate Maruyama “We’re all dealing with this, but I think we’re all processing what this new reality means, how it’s changing everything.” Author, editor and activist Kate Maruyama rejoins the show to celebrate the publication of her wonderfully creepy new novella, Family Solstice (Omnium Gatherum). We get into why she wrote…

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Episode 420 – John Porcellino

Virtual Memories Show 420: John Porcellino “I’m very content with my little corner of the world. I started this ‘zine when I was 20 years old, it’s become my life’s work, it’s allowed me to meet and interact with the most amazing people on the planet, it’s allowed me to share my thoughts and experiences…

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Episode 419 – Nadia Owusu

Virtual Memories Show 419: Nadia Owusu “I don’t see home as a single place. It’s all the people and places I lived among, and loved, and tried to belong to. Through my love for them, I claim them. Not in uncomplicated ways.” With her debut memoir, Aftershocks (Simon & Schuster), Nadia Owusu explores the fault…

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