Episode 8.2

Features a conversation with Poem of The Week founder Andrew McFayden-Ketcham and author Lucy Jane Bledsoe’s short story “Thaw” (originally published in Quiddity issue 6.1) . Andrew’s work has appeared in such journals as Glimmer Train, The Missiouri Review, and The Writer’s Chronicle.  Besides teaching at the University of Colorado Boulder, Andrew has been involved in numerous writing projects including editing several anthologies for Upper Rubber Boot Books. Poem of The Week was a poetry project Andrew started in 2006 and is going strong today. At the same time he founded Poem of The Week, Andrew started work on his first collection of poems, Ghost Gear, released by the University of Arkansas Press in 2014.

Lucy Jane Bledsoe’s work has won the Arts & Letters Fiction Prize, the Sherwood Anderson Prize for Fiction, a California Arts Council Fellowship, and two National Science Foundation Artists & Writers fellowships. Her most recent novel is The Big Bang Symphony (University of Wisconsin Press, 2010).

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