Host Dennis Morton welcomed two guests to the Poetry Show on October 4, 2015. One was Catamaran Fall 2015 Issue contributor, poet Tom Crawford, who came to read from and discuss his new book, Caging the Robin. The other guest was Catherine Segurson, creator and editor of a true Santa Cruz treasure – Catamaran Literary Reader. To hear the one hour podcast tune in here:
Nurturing the New in Consciousness, the Arts, and Culture
with host Robin White Turtle Lysne, M.A., M.F.A., Ph.D.
This week's show on Evolve! features the Catamaran Writing Conference at Pebble Beach, which offers writers a chance to emerse themselves in literary history of the Central Coast while working on their poetry, or prose. This year the 2015 conference featured teachers such as: Ellen Bass, Jerico Brown, Christian Kiefer, Elizabeth McKenzie, Scott Hutchins, John Straley, Robin Hemley, Frances Lefkowitz. Set on the beautiful campus of Robert Louis Stevenson School, the four day conference offers workshops on craft, lectures, trips to Cannery Row - John Steinbeck’s inspiration, to Tor House of Robinson Jeffers, and Point Lobos, as well as Spoken Word drop in workshops, a Karen Joy Fowler lecture, student/faculty readings, and so much more. Interviews of the Founding Director, Catherine Segurson and many of the teachers are highlighted in this program of Evolve! You can listen to the podcast here:
On December 17, 2012, fearless captain of Catamaran Literary Reader, Catherine Segurson appeared on KUSP's poetry show as a guest. KUSP is a Central Coast public radio station operated out of the Monterey Bay area. Since this time, Catherine has gone on to be a regular guest host of the poetry show and has appeared with such poets as Killarney Clarey, Alyssa Young, and Catamaran editor Zack Rogow.
The December 17th launch of Catamaran on KUSP can be found here.
On May 20, 2013 Catherine Segurson returns KUSP to showcase Catamaran Literary Reader for its continued success and third installment. She is joined by Santa Cruz transplant and poet Killarney Clary who also appears in the second issue of Catamaran Literary Reader.
The show featuring Catherine and Killarney can be found here.
On October 14th, 2013 Catherine makes her third appearance on KUSP's poetry show. She is joined this time by University of Santa Cruz graduate and local poet Alyssa Young to showcase local poetry as well as Catamaran Literary Reader's fourth issue.
The show featuring Catherine and Alyssa can be found here.
On June 29th, 2014 both senior editor Catherine Segurson as well as Poetry Editor Zack Rogow make an appearance on KUSP's poetry show. While Catherine expresses why print is still a viable and consumable medium, Zack takes the opportunity to showcase his poetry and music in the form of a "ghazal."
You can find the show with Zack and Catherine here.
On June 2nd, 2014, editor and creator of Catamaran Literary Reader Catherine Segurson returns to KUSP public radio to unveil the sixth installment of our quarterly publication. In this installment, Catherine reads Stage Ride to Tassajara by Kari Wergeland, Ritual by Elizabeth Bradfield, and many others including Catamaran by Paul Muldoon.
You can access Catherine's June 2nd appearance here.
On July 27th, 2014, Catamaran Literary Reader founder and editor Catherine Segurson flies solo and hosts KUSP's poetry show with guest Beverly Burch. Beverly had previously had her poem First, the Breaking published in Catamaran Literary Reader's fifth issue and appears here to showcase her collection How A Mirage Works.
You can listen to Catherine's debut with Beverly here.
On August 24th, 2014, Catamaran Literary Reader founder and editor Catherine Segurson returns to host KUSP's radio show. This time she is joined by poet Lisa Allen Ortiz who was previously published in Catamaran Literary Reader's fifth issue with her poem The Beginner's Guide to Birding. This time she joins Catherine to showcase her collection Self Portrait as a Clock as well as sharing new unpublished work.
You can listen to Catherine and Lisa here.