Currents, an Interview Series with Brian Alan Ellis (Episode 97: Joseph Fasano)

Joseph Fasano

 

JOSEPH FASANO is an American novelist, poet, and songwriter. His novels include The Swallows of Lunetto (Maudlin House, 2022) and The Dark Heart of Every Wild Thing (Platypus Press, 2020), which was named one of the “20 Best Small Press Books of 2020.”  His books of poetry include The Crossing (2018), Vincent (2015), Inheritance (2014), and Fugue for Other Hands (2013).  His honors include the Cider Press Review Book Award, the Rattle Poetry Prize, seven Pushcart Prize nominations, and a nomination for the Poets Prize.

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Currents, an Interview Series with Brian Alan Ellis (Episode 95: Nicola Maye Goldberg)

Nicole Maye Goldberg

NICOLA MAYE GOLDBERG is the author of the novels Other Women (Sad Spell Press, 2016) and Nothing Can Hurt You (Bloomsbury, 2020). Her poetry has appeared in New York Tyrant, Spectra Poets, Forever Magazine, and elsewhere. Her short fiction has appeared in The Drunken Canal, Joyland, Vogue, Expat Press, and Winter Tangerine. She lives in New York City and teaches at Columbia University.

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Currents, an Interview Series with Brian Alan Ellis (Episode 92: Paula Bomer)

Paula Bomer

PAULA BOMER is the author of the novels Tante Eva (Soho Press, 2021) and Nine Months (Soho Press, 2012), the story collections Inside Madeleine (Soho Press, 2014) and Baby and Other Stories (Word Riot, 2010), and the essay collection, Mystery and Mortality (Publishing Genius, 2017). She grew up in South Bend, Indiana, and has lived for over 30 years in Brooklyn. Her work has appeared in Bomb, Full Stop, The Cut, Los Angeles Review of Books, TalkSpace, and elsewhere.

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Currents, an Interview Series with Brian Alan Ellis (Episode 91: Grant Wamack)

Grant Wamack

GRANT WAMACK is the author of Black Gypsies (Broken River, 2022), God’s Leftovers (Bizarro Pulp Press, 2022), and A Lightbulb’s Lament (Bizarro Pulp Press, 2016). He has more than 40 short stories published in places such as Dark Moon Digest, The Best of Surreal Grotesque, and The New Flesh. When he’s not writing, he’s reading tarot cards, practicing Jiu-Jitsu, and smoking weed in LA.

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