25 September 2008

Suzanne Gardinier Visits Woman-Stirred Radio

Please welcome Suzanne Gardinier to Woman-Stirred Radio. The author of several acclaimed books of poetry, Gardinier has taught at Sarah Lawrence College since 1994, having completed her B.A. at U Mass and her MFA at Columbia. Gardinier's books include World that will Hold All the People (Michigan, 1996); The New World (Pittsburgh,1994); Usahan: Ten Poems and a Story (Grand Street Books, 1990). Her newest book, Today:101 Ghazals (Sheep Meadow Press, 2008) has recently been rereleased in paperback.

Gardinier is the recipient of the Kenyon Review Award for Excellence in the Essay, and awards from the New York Foundation for the Arts, the Lannan Foundation, and the Associated Writer's Program Award Series in Poetry. Her work appears in The Kenyon Review, The Paris Review, Under 35, The New Generations of American Poets, Best American Poems 1989, and Ploughshares.

Woman-Stirred Radio is a queer cultural journal that celebrates and preserves the lives and work of gay, lesbian, bi-sexual and transgendered artists, musicians, writers, academics, and policy makers.

We broadcast live on WGDR every Thursday afternoon from 4pm to 6pm (Eastern), with interviews and music; plus weekly commentaries from British writer Nicki Hastie and guest commentary from Julie R. Enszer. Our assistant producer is Sassafras Lowery a genderqueer high femme author, artist, and activist. Sassafras works as a freelance writer for various LGBTQ publications, and hir visual art has been showcased in conferences and galleries across the United States, including the “Fresh Meat” Gallery in San Francisco, and the legendary “Southern Comfort” Conference in Atlanta., Our intern is Mikhael Yowe, an IBA student at Goddard College. Want to join the conversation? Call the air studio at 802 454-7762