Transposition is Exposition Review’s very own free literary podcast, featuring conversations on poetry, fiction, nonfiction, stage, screen, art, and experimental readings alongside performances from our contributors and interviews with host Laura Rensing as our guide.
Explore the transformations of the work in Exposition Review: from the inception of an idea to its execution and publication; from writing something down to reading it aloud. Transposition is a unique opportunity to delve into the craft of writing, the unique backgrounds of our contributors, and is just another reason that Exposition Review is more than a lit journal.
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Recorded readings of pieces from our “Act/Break” issue make up the first six episodes (“Season 0”) of Transposition. These episodes would be a preview to more readings alongside deeper conversations about craft, literary identity, and the publishing world. Season 1 explored work from four different Expo issues, our Flash 405 contest, and even a special episode with co-Editor-in-Chief Mellinda Hensley and guests Mia Nakaji Monnier and Christopher Gonzalez on literary identity and responsibility.
Check out some of our favorite episodes from our inaugural seasons:
Prominence with Edwin Bodney and CD Eskilson
A special poetry podcast episode with Edwin Bodney on his poem “Prominence,” originally published in Vol III: “Orbit.” Joining the conversation is Expo Poetry Editor CD Eskilson, who helps uncover the deeper meanings and inspirations behind Edwin’s beautiful poem. Read along here.
Stranger, Brother, Stranger with Sionnain Buckley and Nancy Au
Sionnain Buckley reads her nonfiction piece, “Stranger, Brother, Stranger,” which won first place in our “Underneath the Words” themed Flash 405 contest. We’re joined by Nancy Au who leads the interview in a beautiful conversation about craft, resilience, and flash sommeliers.
Girls Like Us by Angela Miyuki Mackintosh
Listen to Angela Miyuki Mackintosh read her haunting experimental narrative “Girls Like Us,” which was published in Vol V: “Act/Break” in 2020. After you listen, be sure to check out the issue version, which also features beautiful animated illustrations.
- Alessandra Castellanos Reads “In Darkness with the Ramirez Sisters”
- Anthony R. Westenkirchner Reads “Carried”
- Sionnain Buckley reads “Stranger, Brother, Stranger” with Guest Nancy Au
- Edwin Bodney Reads “Prominence” with Editor CD Eskilson
- Garret Jon Groenveld and Cast Reads “Take a Bow”
- A Very Special Episode: On Literary Identity and Responsibility with Mia Nakaji Monnier and Christopher Gonzalez
Season 0 (“Act/Break” Launch)
- Expo Presents: Alexandrine Ogundimu Reads “Wound”
- Expo Presents: Lia Dun Reads “Laugh”
- Expo Presents: Dare Williams Reads “Etymology”
- Expo Presents: Amanda Fletcher Reads “Off the Rails”
- Expo Presents: A.J. Bermudez & Cast Reads “Spinning the Record”
- Expo Presents: Angela Miyuki Mackintosh reads “Girls Like Us”
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Host/Producer: Laura Rensing
Associate Producer: Mitchell Evenson
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Thank you to Alexander Blu for intro and outro music for Season 1, and the generous donations from our supporters that allow us to pay our authors. Exposition Review is a fiscally sponsored project of Fractured Atlas.