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Other People's Flowers
25 minutes | Jun 23, 2019
S2:E20 A Boot Full of Dreams - Philip Charter
Philip Charter is a writer who lives and works in Pamplona, Spain. He is tall, enjoys travel, and runs the imaginatively named website 'Tall Travels'. His work has been featured in Flash Fiction Magazine, Fabula Argentea, and Page & Spine, among other publications. He won the 2018 Writing on the Wall Flash Fiction competition. Foreign Voices, his debut collection is available via Amazon. You read more about Philip on his website philipcharter.com.
21 minutes | Jun 2, 2019
S2:E19 Venture - Tracy Lyall
Tracy L. Lyall resides in a dungeon beneath the steamy streets of Houston, TX. Born in the 1970's during the time of roller-disco and cool, cigarette-smoking tomboys, she spent her early years traveling on greyhound buses and experiencing life, much of which became the basis of her writing/art/photography ventures. After writing for underground Zines then progressing to poetry, her writing spanned into journalistic media. Published by university presses, magazines, and small press, she spent 8 years studying Creative Writing, English, and Studio Art at University level. Currently raising a series of fiction and creative non-fiction novels along with two Joeys, she runs an online Literary Zine while producing works of art and photographing many moments.
20 minutes | May 18, 2019
S2:E18: The Last Playdate - Christopher Bell
Christopher S. Bell has been writing and releasing literary and musical works through My Idea of Fun since 2008. His sound projects include Emmett and Mary, Technological Epidemic, C. Scott and the Beltones and Fine Wives. My Idea of Fun is an art and music archive focused on digital preservation with roots in Johnstown, Pennsylvania. (www.myideaoffun.org). Christopher’s work has recently been published in Anti-Heroin Chic, BlazeVOX17, Drunken Monkeys, Hobart, Queen’s Mob Teahouse, and Entropy among others.
34 minutes | May 4, 2019
S2:E17 - The Stations of Grief - Pamela Scott
Pamela Scott lives in Glasgow, UK. Her work has appeared in various magazines including Brilliant Flash Fiction, Peeking Cat Poetry, The Cannon’s Mouth, Sarasvati, The Dawntreader and Toasted Cheese Literary Magazine. She has also featured in anthologies published by Collections of Poetry and Prose and Indigo Dreams Press. She is working on her first novel.
14 minutes | Apr 26, 2019
S2:E16 Pink Sparkle Helmet - Jo Alkemade
Jo Alkemade is a Dutch citizen living in Long Beach, California. She spent many years riding her own motorcycle through the wide open spaces of the USA, and "Pink Sparkle Helmet" is based on personal experience. Previous publications include a children’s book (Jennifer and Jojo), novel (Belonging in Africa), and two short stories in an anthology (Short & Happy, or not).
28 minutes | Apr 13, 2019
S2:E15 The Siamese - João Cerqueira (trans. Chris Mingay)
João Cerqueira has a PhD in History of Art from the University of Oporto. He is the author of eight books. The Tragedy of Fidel Castro won the USA Best Book Awards 2013, the Beverly Hills Book Awards 2014, the Global EbookAwards 2014, was finalist for the Montaigne Medal 2014 and was considered by ForewordReviews the third best translation published in 2012 in the United States. It is published in six countries. Jesus and Magdalene won the silver medal in the 2015 Latino Book Award. The short story A house in Europe received an honorable mention in the Glimmer Train July 2015 Very Short Fiction Award. A British national, Chris Mingay has lived and worked in Portugal for the last 15 years. A degree in Modern Languages from the University of Birmingham, and a love of foreign culture, especially that of his adoptive home, has led to his involvement in a series of translation and journalistic endeavours. With his own translation agency and working as a freelance journalist for a number of publications, Chris entered the world of literary translation with João Cerqueira’s award-winning The Tragedy of Fidel Castro.
6 minutes | Apr 6, 2019
S2:E14 Pissing Stones - Elson Dauti
This week's work comes from Elson Dauti
33 minutes | Mar 30, 2019
S2e13: Joe Bisicchia and Fabrice Poussin - Poetry
This week we're featuring work by two poets. Joe Bisicchia writes of our shared dynamic. An Honorable Mention recipient for the Fernando Rielo XXXII World Prize for Mystical Poetry, his works have appeared in numerous publications. His website is www.JoeBisicchia.com. The former TV host and high school English teacher, now a public affairs executive, lives near the city of Philadelphia where he particularly enjoys writing of human nature through the inspiration of bugs and easily overlooked things. Fabrice Poussin teaches French and English at Shorter University. Author of novels and poetry, his work has appeared in Kestrel, Symposium, The Chimes, and dozens of other magazines. His photography has been published in The Front Porch Review, the San Pedro River Review as well as other publications.
13 minutes | Mar 15, 2019
S2:E12 Anjali - Adreyo Sen
Adreyo Sen is currently a PhD student at the University at Albany. He has been published in The Southampton Review, The Little Magazine, Danse Macabre, and Quail Bell.
20 minutes | Mar 8, 2019
S2:E11 The Weaver's Daughter - Jonathan Ball
Jonathan is a freelance cartographer who's day-job focusses on creating digital 3D landscape animations. Based in a picturesque seaside town in Scotland, Jonathan enjoys writing both prose and poetry. He also plays mandolin and haunts the local folk-club.
12 minutes | Feb 23, 2019
S2:E10 Cat in the Rain - Rosemary Harp
Rosemary Harp is a Chicago-based writer of fiction and essays. Her work has appeared in Brain Child Magazine, Hobart, Writing Disorder, and other journals. She is working on her first novel. Her hobbies include raising children and playing ice hockey.
16 minutes | Feb 15, 2019
S2:E9 The Hefner Project - Melodie Corrigall
Melodie Corrigall is an eclectic Canadian writer whose work has appeared in Foliate Oak, Litro UK, Halfway Down the Stairs, Bethlehem Writers Roundtable, Corner Bar Magazine, Scarlet Leaf Review, Blue Lake Review, Subtle Fiction, Emerald Bolts and The Write Place at the Write Time (www.melodiecorrigall.com).
12 minutes | Feb 1, 2019
S2:E8 The Shape of Things at Night - Niall Shepherd
Niall Shepherd is a young, autistic writer, from Preston, England. He uses his work as a means to express himself, and understand others. He often aims to explore themes of manhood and masculinity, adulthood and memory, family and fear. His work tends to be surrealist, making use of abstract imagery and absurdist humour.
19 minutes | Jan 18, 2019
S2:E6 My Comic Debut - Linda Herskovic
Linda Herskovic is a former standup comic, a playwright, an essayist and is currently working on a funny yet touching fictional memoir and two children’s books, both about birds. She is an editor by trade and has appeared in the NY Time Metropolitan Diary section five times. All that and a great personality. This is an excerpt from a larger piece. She would love to hear it on your broadcast.
21 minutes | Jan 13, 2019
S2:E5 Kind and Slow-witted Carpathian Spring - Lazar Trubman
Lazar Trubman is a college professor (linguistics and philology), who immigrated to the United States from a small town in the former USSR in 1990 after experiencing firsthand the hospitality of the Committee of State Security – KGB in common parlance. He taught languages and European literature at several colleges and universities for nearly twenty-two years. In 2017 he settled in North Carolina to dedicate his time to writing.
21 minutes | Jan 5, 2019
S2:E4 To Honor a Hero - Claudia Hinz
Claudia Hinz graduated from Harvard and received her master’s degree in English from Southern Methodist University. She worked as a broadcast journalist for network affiliates in California, Seattle and Dallas. Her articles, essays, book reviews and fiction have appeared in The Manifest-Station, Brevity, The Boston Globe, International Herald Tribune, 1859 Oregon’s Magazine, Flash Fiction Magazine and Bend Lifestyle Magazine. Her first novel is out on submission with Writers House.
20 minutes | Dec 28, 2018
S2:E3 Glimpse - Jamie Leung
This week we're featuring a short story from Jamie Leung.
14 minutes | Dec 20, 2018
S2:E2 Here at the Esplanade - Irving Greenfield
Irving Greenfield is a writer. His work has been published in Amarillo Bay, Runaway Parade, Writing For Tomorrow, eFictionMag and the Stone Hobo; and in Prime Mincer, The Note and Cooweescoowee (3X); and in THE STONE CANOE, electronic edition. He is cited in Wikipedia. He and his wife live on Staten Island. He has been a sailor, soldier and college professor, playwright and novelist.
19 minutes | Dec 14, 2018
S2E1 The Hotel With the Blue Light - David Woods
David Woods is a writer and award-winning filmmaker, whose first feature film Till Sunset was released in the USA on Blu-Ray in 2013. His second feature Nightlens is in post production. Four of his six short films have played at international film festivals, with @MovieGeek winning the Award of Distinction at Canada Shorts 2016. His published writing includes poetry in print and on-line and his first short story was published by The Pygmy Giant. He is based in the South East of England. It you'd like to have your work featured on the show, visit www.otherpeoplesflowers.com to see our submission guidelines.
14 minutes | Oct 4, 2018
Episode 30 - Weekend in the Suburbs - Mark Tulin
This week we're featuring a short piece by Mark Tulin, Weekend in the Suburbs. This story was first published in the online journal, The Cabinet of Heed. Mark Tulin is a retired Family Therapist from Philadelphia who now resides in Santa Barbara, California. Mark writes about off-beat topics, humorous characters, and often fictionalizes his childhood growing up in the city. He has been featured in Fiction on the Web, elephant journal, Friday Flash Fiction, Page and Spine, and others. His website is crowonthewire.com. And his poetry chapbook is called Magical Yogis. Other People's Flowers is the podcast that showcases short stories, essays, and reportage. We're the first podcast-based literary journal. People hardly read journals anymore so we hope you'll listen instead. If you'd like to have your work featured on the show, please send it to email@example.com http://www.otherpeoplesflowers.com
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