S5 E8: Quench with Poet Amy Arazio


Amy Orazio is a poet, teacher and writer from the Pacific Northwest. She received her MFA in Creative Writing at Otis College of Art and Design in Los Angeles California. Her work has appeared in publications such as Bitterzoet, Gap Tooth, Pidgeonholes, Synasesthesia, and The Curator magazine. Amy’s latest collection of poems, titled Quench, is a meditation on exile and coming home.

In this episode, Stephen talks with Amy about sitting with mystery and overcoming the need for resolve in her poetry.

This episode features musical interludes by Colorado-based recording artist VNE.

Patrons of the podcast can join us for an additional interview segment with Amy as we talk on Wendell Berry, Mary Oliver and the influence of nature within her writings.

Stephen Roach