Podcasts

PST Podcast Episode 006 Lisa Toth Salinas with host Courtney O’Banion Smith

A nationally award-winning poet, genealogist and home educator, Lisa is also the 2014 winner of the Edwin M. Eakin Memorial Book Award given by the Poetry Society of Texas (PST). Her winning manuscript, Smallest Leaf: A Collection of Poetry, is available on her website smallestleaf.com. Producer  Terry Jude Miller. Technical editor J. Darrell Kirkley. Music provided by Ed and Mim Frieter.Click on Link: Lisa Toth Salinas–August 2019

PST Podcast Episode 005 Terry Jude Miller with Host Dr. Robin Davidson

In this episode University of Houston Creative Writing Professor, Dr. Robin Davidson, interviews 2018 Catherine Case Lubbe Manuscript Prize winner, Terry Jude Miller, about his book, “The Drawn Cat’s Dream.”  (Technical Editor, JDarrell Kirkley. Music provided by Ed and Mim Frieter.)

Click on link: Terry Jude Miller – July 2019

PST Podcast Episode 004 Featuring Dr. Charlotte Renk with host Dr. Katie Hoerth.

Click on link: Dr. Charlotte Renk — June 2019

The guest for this episode is Edwin M. Eakin Memorial Award winner, Dr. Charlotte Renk. After completing her Ph.D. from Louisiana State University and teaching there for five years, Charlotte moved to Athens, Texas and found inspiration for poetry and stories that came from long walks in the woods behind her East Texas cabin and from reflections accumulated over many years while teaching English, Humanities, and Creative Writing at Trinity Valley Community College. She’s won numerous poetry awards, has had her work published in a wealth of anthologies, and her latest book, which will be the topic of a future podcast, The Great Turtle Heart: The Tao of Turtlism, won the 2017 Catherine Case Lubbe Manuscript Prize. We discuss Charlotte’s book, These Holy Hungers. (Producer, Terry Jude Miller. Technical Editor, JDarrell Kirkley. Music provided by Ed and Mim Frieter.)

PST Podcast Episode 003 Featuring J. Paul Holcomb, with host Laura Pena.

Click on link: J. Paul Holcomb — May 2019

In this episode the Poetry Society of Texas Podcast we discuss an award winning book of poetry with its author. Our guest is the 2004 Winner of the Edwin M. Eakin Memorial Award, J. Paul Holcomb. We will discuss J. Paul’s book, “Looking for Love in the Telecom Corridor.” J. Paul is interviewed by Texas poet, Laura Pena. (Producer, Terry Jude Miller. Technical Editor, JDarrell Kirkley. Music provided by Ed and Mim Frieter.)

PST Podcast Episode 002 Featuring Budd Powell Mahan, with host Terry Jude Miller.

Click on Link:  Budd Powell Mahan – April 2019

Budd Powell Mahan is a poet, editor, artist, photographer, public speaker and actor, who has been president of both the National Federation of State Poetry Societies and the Poetry Society of Texas. His works have won numerous awards that include the Stevens Manuscript Competition of NFSPS, the John and Marian Morris Manuscript Competition of the Alabama Poetry Society, the Dallas Poet’s Community chapbook contest and the Fort Worth Poetry Society’s inaugural William D. Barney Memorial Chapbook Contest. The diversity, the insight, and the artistry of his poetry honors the Society’s enduring desire to promote the production and appreciation of poetry, in all its forms. Budd’s poetry has been described by Michael Baldwin, past President of the Fort Worth Poetry Society, as cerebral and always seeking the heart and reaching it. In the podcast, we’ll discuss Budd’s book, Falling to Earth, which won the Edwin M. Eakin Memorial Book Publication Award.  (Producer is Terry Jude Miller. Technical editor is JDarrell Kirkley. Music provided by Ed and Mim Frieter.)

PST Podcast Episode 001 Featuring Anne McCrady, with host Lisa Toth Salinas.

Click on Link: Anne McCrady – March 2019
Anne McCrady is the author of several books of poetry including the 2003 Edwin M. Eakin Manuscript Prize given by the Poetry Society of Texas. Anne discusses poems from her award-winning book, Along Greathouse Road. The host of this episode is Lisa Toth Salinas. (Producer is Terry Jude Miller. Technical editor is JDarrell Kirkley. Music provided by Ed and Mim Frieter.)