TODAY we feature a spoken word short story by Fran-Claire Kenney, a talented high school student living near Philadelphia. The subject is topical– school shootings. Powerful stuff. Please listen to it.
New Pop Lit‘s Open Mic is back! After a brief hiatus during which our editors endured attacks, got married, and experienced other fun stuff, we return with another truly terrific poem by D.C. Miller. We’ve begun asking of late for the literary art to be reinvented. No one is doing this in the poetry realm […]
WITH debates about freedom of expression raging across the Internet, we thought we’d revive our New Pop Lit Open Mic performances– and do it with a recorded poem by D.C. Miller which might possibly offend listeners across the ideological spectrum. It’s in fact a terrific poem– albeit a strong and passionate one. Listen in:
IN LOOKING for a poem to celebrate the 4th, New Pop Lit‘s chief editor realized he’d recorded one himself. FYI: It’s a trifle sarcastic. To keep him away from the microphone, send us your own recorded verse! Rants, agonies, recitations, comedies, or other “spoken word.” To: newpoplitATgmailDOTcom. (NOTE: The opening to this poem is supposed to […]
More audio? YES! After involvement on other literary fronts we hear the drumbeat chant: “We want audio. We want audio!” So we have up-and-coming poet Adrian Ernesto Cepeda reciting a striking poem about two people, a car, cigarettes, a radio, matches– and moments. Listen to it more than once to catch all of it. […]
A poem about a poem? Today we have from Erin Knowles Chapman a reading of a poem which all poets who scribble and struggle and rip up pages should appreciate. Listen in.
TODAY at New Pop Lit‘s Open Mic we have sci-fi author Robin Wyatt Dunn himself reading an excerpt from his new novel, This isn’t one of the stories I remember. Robin’s writing is speculative and dreamlike, a tad out there– it takes the reader to another existence. Or in this case, the listener. Sit back […]