JL Powers

JL Powers

Ben & Daniel talk with J.L. (Jessica) Powers, author of the novel “This Thing Called the Future.” Jessica talks about what led her from UTEP’s MFA program to become an Africanist. Her interest in Africa led her to extensively study Zulu and live...
Juan Felipe Herrera

Juan Felipe Herrera

Ben & Daniel welcome poet Juan Felipe Herrera back to the show for his 3rd appearance. Juan Felipe is the California Poet Laureate, and he talks about speaking at the grand opening of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge on September 2. His upcoming projects...
Laura Cesarco Eglin

Laura Cesarco Eglin

Ben & Daniel talk with Laura Cesarco Eglin, author of “Tailor Shop: Threads” and “Sastreria.” Lau (as she likes to be called) talks about finishing her first book while studying at UTEP, and what events inspired her book...