In a rebroadcast from Jan. 20, 2013, Daniel & Ben talk with Melinda Palacio, author of the new poetry collection, “How Fire is a Story, Waiting.” Palacio talks about the start of her career as a columnist for the Arizona Republic, and how her interest in poetry grew after the death of her mother. She also talks about how her grandmother and other female ancestors inspire & influence her work. http://melindapalacio.com
Melinda Palacio reads this week’s Poem of the Week: “How Fire is a Story, Waiting,” from the book of the same name.
In this week’s Poetic License, Benjamin Alire Saenz reflects on well-earned rest.
Aired Aug. 18, 2013.