Frances Richard Interviewed on KFAI Radio

phonemes_frontIn an extended interview on KFAI’s Write On! Radio, Frances Richard, author of The Phonemes, reads from her recent work and discusses her interests as a thinker and writer.

Ranging from Richard’s passion for “linguistic slapstick” to the Deep Horizon oil spill, from “ecopoetics”as a moral and epistemological stance to collage as compositional technique, the conversation displays Richard’s wonderful insightfulness and sharp wit.  Whether she is speaking about her sense of human (and poetic) “responsibility” in the modern world—”how we fit in the biome and what we’re doing to it”—or the “organic structure” and arc of a Buster Keaton sketch, Richard is always thoughtful, perceptive, fun….

Listen to the full interview here.

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