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The Lumberyard: A Radio Magazine of Poetry, Prose, and Music (3:1)

From: Ken Cormier
Length: 29:31

Stories and poems about "mother," sublime songs by Team Turnip, and more! Read the full description.

Lumberyardwelcomesquare_small the lumberyard 3:1 Table of Contents CHRIS ANDERSON: "Finding a Photo of My Mother, Naked" Chris Anderson teaches courses in literature, composition, and creative writing at the University of Connecticut. He is a past winner of UConn's Wallace Stevens Poetry Award and the Long River Review Graduate Writing Prize. NAOMI AYALA: "Dusk Walk, You " Naomi Ayala is a poet, educator, and community activist. She is currently the Program Director of Celebra la Ciencia: Changing the Face of Science, a community science festivals project bringing science resources to Latino communities in six cities across the US. Ayala is the author of Wild Animals on the Moon (Curbstone Press), selected by the New York City Public Library as one of 1999's Books for the Teen Age. TOM NICOTERA: "Circus" Tom Nicotera has been a factory worker, street performer, mime, water/sewer repairman, copy editor, teacher and library cataloger, while keeping poetry as the one constant in his life. He edited Charter Oak Poets II, a collection of works from Hartford area writers, and served on the organizing committee for the 2001 CT Poetry Festival at Middlesex Community College. He is currently cohost of Bloomfield Library's Wintonbury Poetry Series and a member of the performance poetry group, Not Just Any Tom, Vic and Terri. MAUREEN O'BRIEN: from b-mother Maureen O'Brien's debut novel, b-mother, has been translated in German and Italian and was selected a Best Teen Read by the New York Public Library for 2007. In May, her poem "Incoming Wounded" took the top prize in the Patricia Dobler Poetry Award, sponsored by Carlow University. The prize was a trip to Carlow, Ireland, to study with Irish writers. PHILLIS LEVIN: "Nativity with Mother, Child and Chair" Phillis Levin is the author of three volumes of poetry including Temples and Fields, winner of the Poetry Society of America's Norma Farber First Book Award, The Afterimage, and Mercury. She is also the editor of The Penguin Book of the Sonnet: 500 Years of a Classic Tradition Taught in English. JENNIFER LYNN HOLLEY: "The Mirror Speaks" Jennifer Lynn Holley is a student in the PhD Program in English at the University of Connecticut, and she is currently serving as Assistant Director of the Creative Writing Program. She received her MFA in Writing from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Her writing has appeared in The Best of the Prose Poem, Connecticut Review, The Hartford Courant, and The Yale Alumni Magazine. TEAM TURNIP: "Photos of the Staff," "Maybe Tomorrow" Team Turnip is a band based in Edinburgh in Scotland specialising in what we call "sour-pop" which is a bit like power-pop but with a scottish inflection, a morosity which only the Scots can represent... This is intended to manifest itself in both the melancholy melodies and the lyrical content. We're currently practising with a view to doing plenty of shows later in the year in Scotland and also in London. No plans to make is across the pond at this stage but we would love to at some point. CHAINSAW PAWS: "Summer With" Chainsaw Paws is a recording project by cousins Shane Dickson and Kevin White. The project started in 2005 and with a release on alamagator records.

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the lumberyard 3:1 Table of Contents CHRIS ANDERSON: "Finding a Photo of My Mother, Naked" Chris Anderson teaches courses in literature, composition, and creative writing at the University of Connecticut. He is a past winner of UConn's Wallace Stevens Poetry Award and the Long River Review Graduate Writing Prize. NAOMI AYALA: "Dusk Walk, You " Naomi Ayala is a poet, educator, and community activist. She is currently the Program Director of Celebra la Ciencia: Changing the Face of Science, a community science festivals project bringing science resources to Latino communities in six cities across the US. Ayala is the author of Wild Animals on the Moon (Curbstone Press), selected by the New York City Public Library as one of 1999's Books for the Teen Age. TOM NICOTERA: "Circus" Tom Nicotera has been a factory worker, street performer, mime, water/sewer repairman, copy editor, teacher and library cataloger, while keeping poetry as the one constant in his life. He edited Charter Oak Poets II, a collection of works from Hartford area writers, and served on the organizing committee for the 2001 CT Poetry Festival at Middlesex Community College. He is currently cohost of Bloomfield Library's Wintonbury Poetry Series and a member of the performance poetry group, Not Just Any Tom, Vic and Terri. MAUREEN O'BRIEN: from b-mother Maureen O'Brien's debut novel, b-mother, has been translated in German and Italian and was selected a Best Teen Read by the New York Public Library for 2007. In May, her poem "Incoming Wounded" took the top prize in the Patricia Dobler Poetry Award, sponsored by Carlow University. The prize was a trip to Carlow, Ireland, to study with Irish writers. PHILLIS LEVIN: "Nativity with Mother, Child and Chair" Phillis Levin is the author of three volumes of poetry including Temples and Fields, winner of the Poetry Society of America's Norma Farber First Book Award, The Afterimage, and Mercury. She is also the editor of The Penguin Book of the Sonnet: 500 Years of a Classic Tradition Taught in English. JENNIFER LYNN HOLLEY: "The Mirror Speaks" Jennifer Lynn Holley is a student in the PhD Program in English at the University of Connecticut, and she is currently serving as Assistant Director of the Creative Writing Program. She received her MFA in Writing from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Her writing has appeared in The Best of the Prose Poem, Connecticut Review, The Hartford Courant, and The Yale Alumni Magazine. TEAM TURNIP: "Photos of the Staff," "Maybe Tomorrow" Team Turnip is a band based in Edinburgh in Scotland specialising in what we call "sour-pop" which is a bit like power-pop but with a scottish inflection, a morosity which only the Scots can represent... This is intended to manifest itself in both the melancholy melodies and the lyrical content. We're currently practising with a view to doing plenty of shows later in the year in Scotland and also in London. No plans to make is across the pond at this stage but we would love to at some point. CHAINSAW PAWS: "Summer With" Chainsaw Paws is a recording project by cousins Shane Dickson and Kevin White. The project started in 2005 and with a release on alamagator records.

Musical Works

Title Artist Album Label Year Length
Photos of the Staff Team Turnip 2007 03:27
Maybe Tomorrow Team Turnip 2007 03:26
Summer With Chainsaw Paws This Light. Foxglove 2007 02:12