Many of you know the joys of Spotify stalking first-hand. This is my personal take on the widespread (I think) social phenomenon. I was quite resistant to Spotify, preferring to listen to iTunes and Youtube for far too long. Even, shamefully, Pandora radio. Once I finally made the plunge, I wanted to keep it private…. Read More
in lieu of tickets this year, here are some funds that could use the 5$ you (hopefully 😉 ) would have spent on a sepomana ticket. this list is not comprehensive, feel free to donate to any funds you know of that are helping people get through this pandemic. Love-wrmc Abolitionist Mutual Aid Fund for… Read More
a is not for apple. b is not for ball. c is certainly not for cat. here is the real alphabet for you to learn and listen* to: ambient-pop blues-pop
zoo-pop with… Read More
Thanksgiving is a fake holiday. Take your well-needed break to rest and reconsider the origins of this ‘holiday’. While you’re doing so, please feel free to listen to this (insufficient) playlist of music by all indigenous and first nations artists from a variety of genres and nations.
Episode 7, hosted by NER interns Rahat Huda and Leila Markosian, features two memoirs steeped in childhood, “Teapot in Turquoise” (NER Digital) by Phoebe Stone, and “From the Beginning” (NER 39.2) by François Clemmons, the next episode from NER Out Loud’s Vermont Writers Series.
Episode 6, hosted and edited by Jeremy Navarro, is part of NER Out Loud’s Vermont Writers Series. This episode features Jay Parini reading his short autobiographical piece, “A Beer with Borges” (NER 39.1) and Genevieve Plunkett reading her O. Henry Award–winning story, “Something for a Young Woman” (NER 36.3).
Episode 5, hosted and edited by Juliette Luini, is the first in NER Out Loud’s Vermont Writers Series. This episode features poet Didi Jackson reading her poems published by NER—”The Burning Bush” (NER 39.1) and “Brancusi’s Bird in Space” (NER Digital)—along with several poems from her forthcoming collection, Moon Jar (2020).
Episode 4 presents two short stories, exploring female identities and experiences, by Emily Geminder and Alla Gorbunova, translated from the Russian by Elina Alter. Hosted by Megan Job and read by students from Oratory Now. Edited by Hannah McKenzie and Juliette Luini. • “Phnom Penh 2012” by Emily Geminder (NER 36.4), read by Emily Ma.• “Biomass”… Read More
Hosted by Megan Job, this episode presents a poem and a story, both using form and language to illustrate the contemporary condition. Read by students from the Middlebury Theatre Department and Oratory Now. Edited by NER intern Tess Weitzner. • “In Order of Appearance” by Heather Christle (NER 39.2), read by Melanie Rivera• Excerpts from “Modal Window” by Janet… Read More
Hosted by Kylie Winger, this episode showcases poems by three well-known and much-loved American poets. Read by students from the Middlebury Theatre Department and Oratory Now. Edited by NER intern Juliette Luini. • “Sweet” by Bob Hicok (NER 37.1), read by Pele Voncujovi• “Obit—Memory,” “Obit—Music,” and “Obit—Grief” by Victoria Chang (NER 38.3), read by Katie Mayopoulos• “I Shot a… Read More
Two recent pieces from NER that converge on the themes of art and destruction. Edited and hosted by Juliette Luini; directed by Sam Tompkins Martin; read by students from the Middlebury Theatre Department and Oratory Now. • “Shotgun Elegy,” a poem by Henry Kearney IV (NER 37.3), read by Will Koch.• “Chinese Opera,” short story by Anne Raeff… Read More