Episode 02:

Marcus Amaker

Episode Guide &
Show NOTES

 

Release Date: January 29, 2018

Episode Synopsis: We interview Charleston SC's poet laureate Marcus Amaker and talk poetry, music, Star Wars, Prince, and his new poetry book/album, EMPATH. 

Edited by: Marcus Amaker

 

Find Out More About Our Guest, Marcus Amaker!

 

TheBlackJedi.com

Marcusamaker.com

New Book: https://marcusamakerstore.com/collections/poetry-books

New Album: https://marcusamakerstore.com/collections/music

Big Butt (The Original Hit!): https://marcusamakerstore.com/collections/music/products/big-butt-1986-download

First City Paper Article: https://www.charlestoncitypaper.com/charleston/poetry--marcus-amaker/Content?oid=1112312&show=comments

“Black Cloth” poem: https://www.charlestoncitypaper.com/charleston/black-cloth-a-poem/Content?oid=5263407

 

 

Connect with the Hosts!

 

Derek Berry

https://www.facebook.com/DerekBerryWriter/

https://derekberrywriter.com/

Loren Mixon

https://www.facebook.com/Loren-Mixon-Poetry-1949754615053062/

Matthew Foley

https://www.facebook.com/mfoleypoetry/

http://matthewfoleypoetry.com/

 

 

Books/Authors/Poets Mentioned

 

Tom Hanks, Uncommon Type

            https://www.npr.org/2017/10/17/557189603/tom-hanks-lays-out-a-kinder-gentler-world-in-uncommon-type

Andrea Gibson, Hey Galaxy

            https://store.andreagibson.com/products/hey-galaxy-vinyl-shirt-pre-order

Harold Singletary

            https://www.charlestoncitypaper.com/charleston/poetry-zwnj-rhyme-and-reason/Content?oid=1104488

Marjory Wentworth

            http://www.marjorywentworth.net/

Prince

            https://www.officialprincemusic.com/

Joni Mitchell

            https://www.officialprincemusic.com/

Ani DiFranco

            https://www.righteousbabe.com/

Nine Inch Nails

            http://www.nin.com/

Tori Amos

            http://toriamos.com/

A Tribe Called Quest

            http://atribecalledquest.com/home/

Mavis Staples

            https://www.mavisstaples.com/

Bjork

            https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bj%C3%B6rk

 

            

 

References & Resources

 

https://www.postandcourier.com/

https://charlestonjazz.com/

http://jonathanbrownmusic.com/

https://www.charlestoncitypaper.com/charleston/black-cloth-a-poem/Content?oid=5263407

http://www.freeversefestival.com/

https://www.charlestonchronicle.net/2017/08/23/charlestons-poet-laureate-announces-free-verse-poetry-festival-schedule/

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