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Scott Chaskey, SEEDTIME

Scott Chaskey
Scott Chaskey

Seedtime cvrPoet and farmer Scott Chaskey talks about his new book, Seedtime: The History, Husbandry, Politics and Promise of Seeds.

In the book, Chaskey considers “the web of biodiversity and resilience at the heart of our cultural inheritance” by weaving history, politics, botany, literature, mythology, and memoir into his profoundly moving book.

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Leah Vincent, CUT ME LOOSE and Amy Dryansky, GRASS WHISTLE

Leah Vincent
Leah Vincent
Amy Dryansky
Amy Dryansky

Leah Vincent talks about her memoir Cut Me Loose: Sin and Salvation After My Ultra-Orthodox Girlhood. And April is poetry month; we talk with poet Amy Dryansky about her new poetry volume, Grass Whistle, and about balancing being a mother and a poet.

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Amy Dryansky reads from Grass Whistle

amy-dryanskyAmy Dryansky reads her poem “Lost and Found” from her poetry collection Grass Whistle.

Grass Whistle has been named a “must-read” by the Massachusetts Center for the Book and is one of six finalists for the MA Book Award in Poetry.GW

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John Rennie Short, STRESS TESTING THE USA & John Michael Greer, GREEN WIZARDRY

John Rennie Short
John Rennie Short
John Michael Greer
John Michael Greer

John Rennie Short talks about dealing with disasters; his book is Stress Testing The USA: Public Policy and Reaction to Disaster Events. And could simple, affordable, appropriate technology be the solution to surviving the post industrial future? John Michael Greer says yes! His book is Green Wizardry: Conservation, Solar Power, Organic Gardening, and Other Hands-On Skills From the Appropriate Tech Toolkit.

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