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Interview with Author and Musician Joe Clifford on Family, Work, and Creativity


Host Joseph Lapin sat down with Joe Clifford at the 2016 Miami Book Fair to discuss the creative journey, work, and the pressures of writing, as well as many of the emotional overtones of his work. Joe Clifford is acquisitions editor for Gutter Books and producer of Lip Service West, a "gritty, real, raw" reading series in Oakland, CA.

Interview with Nick Flynn on Creative Inspiration, Work, and "My Feelings"


Joseph Lapin sat down with Nick Flynn to talk about his creative journey and his new poetry book "My Feelings" at the Miami Book Fair. Flynn is also the author of the books of poetry Blind Huber (2002), The Captain Asks for a Show of Hands (2011), and My Feelings (2015). He has also written several memoirs, including Another Bullshit Night in Suck City (2004), Being Flynn (2005), The Ticking is the Bomb (2010), and The Reenactments (2013); and the play Alice Invents a Little Game and Alice Always Wins (2008).

Podcast with Comics Featuring Art Spiegelman, Trina Robbins, and Gene Luen Yang


The Working Poet Radio Show (WPRS) is a podcast and live interview series dedicated to the working lives of creative people, and at the 2016 Miami Book Fair, WPRS put on a show with some of the most creative people who have ever worked in comics, inlcuding Art Spiegelman, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Maus and Si Lewen’s Parade: An Artist’s Odyssey, Trina Robbins, editor of The Complete Wim