This is not the beowulf you thought it was

I have this unending list of books I want to get to some day. Ones recommended to me by friends, ones with a cover so intriguing I just can't say no to them... But my reading time and bandwidth are limited. If I read everything I wanted to read, I would get nothing else done … Continue reading This is not the beowulf you thought it was

3. Finding Yourself Through Poetry with May Chong

Hello Looking Glass Travellers, and welcome to the month of September. For this month's episode, I got to chat with the lovely May Chong, a fellow Dream Foundry member, and a poet and writer whose work is not consumed but breathed in. Listen to May's interview May Chong is a Malaysian poet and speculative writer … Continue reading 3. Finding Yourself Through Poetry with May Chong

2. Exploring and Reimagining Archetypal Stories Through Poetry with Koji A. Dae

For episode two, I got to sit down with a talented poet, writer, and podcaster. She's also a friend I hold very dear, and I very much enjoyed the opportunity to talk to her about her poetry in a way we never get around to in a more informal setting. I hope you enjoy the … Continue reading 2. Exploring and Reimagining Archetypal Stories Through Poetry with Koji A. Dae

1. The Importance of Community in Fostering and Nurturing your Poetry with Cislyn Smith

In this episode, I got to chat with the lovely Cislyn Smith, writer, poet, and community builder. Of course, community is not the only thing we talked about. Sappho, bubble tea, and hats were among the topics that came up. Listen to Cislyn's interview Cislyn Smith is a speculative fiction writer and editor who likes … Continue reading 1. The Importance of Community in Fostering and Nurturing your Poetry with Cislyn Smith

But what exactly is speculative poetry?

In the third mini episode, we have a bit of a closer look at exactly what speculative poetry entails. The definition, while clear-cut and simple, will still leave you unable to anticipate the vast range the genre can encompass, in terms of style, theme, and form. Again, a full transcript for the mini-episode is included … Continue reading But what exactly is speculative poetry?

Welcome Into The Looking Glass

Welcome, speculative poets and poetry lovers, to this brand new project, in which I hope to provide an opportunity for speculative poets to step into the spotlight, and allow all of us to learn from each other as we go. As I prepare for the official launch day, on August 1st, I'd like to invite … Continue reading Welcome Into The Looking Glass