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Direct link: June poetry (MP3)

In this episode of the Strange Horizons podcast, editor Ciro Faienza presents poetry from the May issues.

  • “Jupiter of Jupiter" by Lora Gray, read by Lora Gray. You can read the full text of the poem and more about Lora here.
  • “The Poem Gardens of The Ascari" by Rohinton Daruwala, read by Rohinton Daruwala. You can read the full text of the poem and more about Rohinton here.
  • “A Gathering of Baba Yagas" by Laura Madeleine Wiseman & Andrea Blythe, read by Romie Stott. You can read the full text of the poem and more about Wiseman & Blythe here.
  • “I Am Not Buffalo Bill" by Evelyn Deshane, read by Ciro Faienza. You can read the full text of the poem and more about Evelyn here.



Andrea Blythe lives in Los Gatos, California, where she writes poetry and fiction. Her poetry has appeared in several publications, including Chiaroscuro (ChiZine), Perigee, Bear Creek Haiku, and Chinquapin. If you would like to learn more, you can visit her webpage: www.andreablythe.com. You can also see her previous work in our archives.
Ciro Faienza (pronounced CHEE-roh) is an American/Italian national currently residing in Pescara, Italy. He has acted on stages and screens throughout Texas and Massachusetts, and his work as a filmmaker has shown at the Dallas Museum of Art, the Dallas Hub Theater, and the National Gallery, London. His fiction is featured in numerous publications, including Daily Science Fiction and Futuristica, Vol 1. His short story "J'ae's Solution" was a top finalist in PRI's 3-Minute Futures Contest. During the day he teaches English and American business culture. Find him at his Facebook author page and on @cirofaienza.
Evelyn Deshane has appeared in Plenitude Magazine, Postscript to Darkness, The Rusty Toque, and Tesseracts 19: Superhero Universe. Evelyn (pron. Eve-a-lyn) received an MA from Trent University and is currently studying for a PhD at Waterloo University. For more information about upcoming projects and collaborations, please visit: https://evedeshane.wordpress.com/.
Laura Madeline Wiseman's debut book of poetry is Sprung (San Francisco Bay Press). She is also the author of six chapbooks, including 2012's Unclose the Door. She is the editor of Women Write Resistance: Poets Resist Gender Violence (Hyacinth Girl Press). She has a doctorate from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, where she teaches creative writing. Stranger Still, a new anthology of her alien-themed poems, will be available in October 2013, and can be pre-ordered through Finishing Line Press.
Lora Gray currently lives in Northeast Ohio with a handsome husband and a freakishly smart cat named Cecil.  A 2016 graduate of Clarion West, Lora's writing has most recently appeared in Shimmer and Flash Fiction Online. When they aren't writing, Lora works as an illustrator and dance instructor. You can find Lora at http://loragray.weebly.com/
Rohinton Daruwala lives and works in Pune, India. He tweets as @wordbandar and blogs at https://wordbandar.wordpress.com/. His first collection of poems is The Sand Libraries of Timbuktu (Speaking Tiger 2016). His work has previously appeared in Strange Horizons, New Myths, Star*Line, Liminality, Through the Gate, and Silver Blade.
Romie Stott is poetry co-editor of Strange Horizons.
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