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Roxane Gay on "An Untamed State," Bad Feminism, Work, BuzzFeed, Survival, Channing Tatum, and More


Roxane Gay, author of "An Untamed State" (Grove Atlantic), co-editor of PANK, and essays editor for The Rumpus, was in Los Angeles recently, and she stopped to talk to The Working Poet Radio Show before her reading at Skylight Books. Listen to Roxane discuss her "An Untamed State," Channing Tatum, and why she is so fascinated with stories about survival.

P. Scott Cunningham on O, Miami, Work, and Poetry in the Digital Age


When I was in Miami, Florida, in April, I talked to P. Scott Cunningham, poet and executive director of O, Miami, during one of his busiest moments: the start of his month-long poetry festival. For the month of April, P. Scott Cunningham puts on a festival that aims to make sure every resident of Miami comes in contact with a poem.