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MN Author Tyler Blanski and "Mud and Poetry"

From: Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE
Series: Real Good Words
Length: 20:25

Tyler Blanski is a Minneapolis house painter who is a writer and painter. His book is called "Mud & Poetry - Love, Sex and the Sacred". Tyler grew up a Christian - in a world where dating was not exactly allowed. As he grew up and began to connect with his own desire to connect with others, he began to explore both faith and sexuality. Blanski says that humans are both mud and poetry - living out of both biological and emotional needs... base desires and soaring aspirations. Phyllis Tickle said, "If only Saint Augustine had grown up blogging, he too could have written this book. Either way though, I'm pretty sure the good Augustine would resonate with Tyler Blanski's twenty-first century confessions."

Book_mudandpoetry_small Realgoodwords is a one-hour weekly radio program for readers, writers and those who appreciate the written word. Each week features thoughtful conversations with national and Minnesota authors about the stories and topics they are passionate about. Past interviews have included Anne Lamott, Ray Bradbury, Sarah Vowell, Daniel Silva, S.E. Hinton, Lorna Landvik, Robert Alexander, Jared Diamond and Adriana Trigiani. Author Richard Lavoie said of Heidi Holtan and Realgoodwords "I greatly enjoyed our recent interview and I found your questions to be extraordinarily insightful." Realgoodwords also occasionally features spoken word segments and information on the craft of writing.

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Realgoodwords is a one-hour weekly radio program for readers, writers and those who appreciate the written word. Each week features thoughtful conversations with national and Minnesota authors about the stories and topics they are passionate about. Past interviews have included Anne Lamott, Ray Bradbury, Sarah Vowell, Daniel Silva, S.E. Hinton, Lorna Landvik, Robert Alexander, Jared Diamond and Adriana Trigiani. Author Richard Lavoie said of Heidi Holtan and Realgoodwords "I greatly enjoyed our recent interview and I found your questions to be extraordinarily insightful." Realgoodwords also occasionally features spoken word segments and information on the craft of writing.

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