Dimitri Keriotis

Dimitri Keriotis

Daniel talks with his friend, author Dimitri Keriotis.  Dimitri is the author of the new story collection, “The Quiet Time.”  The book is Dimitri’s first, and he discusses how his travels around the globe, and especially Central Africa, inspired the...
Octavio Quintanilla

Octavio Quintanilla

Daniel talks with poet Octavio Quintanilla, author of the collection “If I Go Missing.”  Octavio tells us how the Rio Grande Valley has influenced his writing, and which other writers have moved him.  He also explains why it is important for poetry to be...
Tim Z. Hernandez

Tim Z. Hernandez

Writer & poet Tim Z. Hernandez returns to Words on a Wire to talk about his “Plane Wreck at Los Gatos” project.  In 1948, plane crashed at Los Gatos Canyon in California killing everyone on board, including several Mexican nationals whose names were...
Emma Trelles

Emma Trelles

Daniel talks with Emma Trelles, whose 2011 poetry collection Tropicalia won the Andres Montoya Poetry Prize.  She talks about the Brazilian movement that influenced the title of the book, and how her journalistic background was influenced by her poetic leanings....
Roberto Trotta

Roberto Trotta

Daniel talks to physicist Roberto Trotta about his new book, The Edge of Sky: All You Need to Know about the All-There-Is.”  For this endeavor, Roberto distanced himself from other science popularizers by attempting to describe the universe in the 1000 most used...
Richard Blanco

Richard Blanco

Daniel welcomes Richard Blanco, the poet who read at President Obama’s second inauguration.  Blanco’s latest work is a memoir, “The Prince of Los Cocuyos: A Miami Childhood,” and he talks about learning about himself while writing about his...
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