Episode 4: Cynthia Spencer reads selected poems and chats about her craft

Cynthia Spencer talks about the Cloudburst Reading Series, reads selected poems, and chats about her process with James R. Gapinski and returning guest Keith Gaustad.

“The Conium Review” Spring 2012 Sampler

James Gapinski, The Conium Review’s Managing Editor, recently took Conium Press on the road.  During a visit to the Midwest, James performed at the release party for Burdock Magazine’s 10th issue, live at the Miramar Theatre in Milwaukee, WI.  James also chatted with Keith Gaustad and Cynthia Spencer for upcoming episodes of The Conium Review podcast.  Keith Gaustad is the editor of Burdock, and Cynthia Spencer a poet and founder of the Cloudburst Reading Series.

At the Burdock release, James also introduced the first printed materials fromThe Conium Review—a small, saddle-stitched preview edition.  The final issue features over 150 pages of poetry and fiction in a perfect bound book with a full color cover.  The Conium Review “Spring 2012 Sampler” includes five short pieces forthcoming in Vol. 1, No. 1, with a black and white cover.  In the sampler, you’ll find work from Nick Sanford, Jack Granath, Thor Benson, Jeffrey Alfier, and Howie Good.  The cover art is courtesy of Dr. Ernest Williamson III.

The Conium Review sampler chapbook will be coming to our store soon, and you can also find copies of Burdock’s 10th issue on our website.

A pile of sampler booklets from "The Conium Review."