Category: Interviews

An Interview with Amanda Johnston

Passing Down the Maps What was your last bite? “Is your poetry in service to white supremacy?” – Willie Perdomo I’ve been coming back to this quote often in my work/life. I’ve taken it for the foundation of a statement (read: demand) I challenge myself and others with: Use your power and privilege to break

An Interview with t’ai freedom ford

When In Doubt, What Would Audre Do? Are you still at odds with your “lover scorned” in “the body exacts its revenge,” or have you found a way to co-exist? I’d like to think we’re making amends. Aging is a terrifying thing for me because I work with young people all day, so (some days)

An Interview with Cate Marvin

In New Hands What was your last bite? An “everything” bagel with veggie cream cheese from Bagels N’ Buns, a deli on Staten Island. Carb central. Deeply fulfilling and equally guilt-inducing, but only $3.50. That was dinner.   Share with us something that you had to shake your head at lately. This evening when my

An Interview with Hoa Nguyên

Being projection-able   What was your last bite? A nugget of raw cacao with blue green algae and dried goji berries. My older son just declared it “hippy candy.” Tell us about the origins of “Skanky Possum” Magazine. In 1996, my partner Dale Smith and I had moved to Austin, TX, from San Francisco where we

An Interview with Denice Frohman

Playgrounds & Piraguas   Poet, Activist, CantoMundo Fellow and native New Yorker Denice Frohman gets candid about privilege, otherness and why it’s important to “thank the women that came before you” just as we should “bring along the women that stand beside you.” Be sure to check out her debut album, Feels Like Home, in