Month: February 2018

Episode 7: Matthew Brown

Matthew Brown is a poet born and raised here in Albuquerque.

Matthew is the author Verbrennen, a collection of poetry. He’s been on a number of slam teams and a few of his poems are on YouTube as he’s been on National Poetry Slam Finals stage, been part of top slam teams. Matthew’s poetry tends to lean toward exposing social, racial, and economic inequalities from a Hispanic, gay, and African American perspective. More recently Matthew has been looking inward…and we discuss a lot of that in this week’s episode. And of course, poems!

Episode 6: Gigi Bella

Gigi Bella is an award winning poet, a musical theater actress, and teacher. She’s represented Albuquerque, NM in national poetry slam competitions, is all over Youtube, and is author of “22”, a book of poetry. You can find her book on Amazon. We talk about her poetry, the good the bad the ugly of moving from Albuquerque to New York, and about life. And of course, we hear some of her amazing poetry.

Gigi is scheduled to tour this spring into summer of 2018. So be on the lookout for dates in your area.