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Emerging Form: A Bi-Weekly Podcast

Hear the latest from “Emerging Form“, a weekly podcast about the creative process.

Join me and my co-host, the New York Times bestselling science writer Christie Aschwanden as we discuss creativity, usually over a glass of wine. Themes for season one include quitting, getting started, collaboration and existential despair. Guests for season one include poets and writers as well as a sketch artist, a songwriter, a winemaker and a circus performer.

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  • Episode 34: Creative mindfulness with James Crews February 25, 2021
    Listen now (33 min) | How might stillness and a heightened sense of awareness infuse your creative endeavors? In this episode we speak with poet, editor and writing coach James Crews about how a daily mindfulness practice can help us meet creative stumbling blocks such as self-judgment and writer’s block with more clarity, curiosity, acceptance […]
    Christie Aschwanden
  • How Mindfulness Infuses Creative Process February 22, 2021
    Emerging Form talks with poet, editor and mindfulness teacher James Crews
    Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer
  • Episode 33 Bonus: A Very Short Report From A Writing Retreat February 18, 2021
    Listen now (4 min) | A few words about what happens at a writing retreat. Good to Go: What the Athlete in All of Us Can Learn from the Strange Science of Recovery
    Christie Aschwanden
  • Episode 33- Artistic Retreats February 11, 2021
    Listen now (33 min) | Photo: Rosemerry’s altar for her recent writing retreat. What would it be like to give over completely to your creative self? To get away from daily distractions and responsibilities and just write or paint or dance? In this episode of Emerging Form, Rosemerry and Christie talk about writers' retreats--why going […]
    Christie Aschwanden
  • Getting Away to Get Creative February 8, 2021
    How might a retreat help your creative practice?
    Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer
  • Episode 32 Bonus: Sarah Gilman on Self-Worth/Creative Work February 4, 2021
    Listen now (12 min) | How do we abstract our sense of self-worth from our creative work? That’s one of the themes in this bonus episode in which we converse with writer/artist/poet/editor Sarah Gilman. We learn about her reliance on small blank notebooks, the efficient layout of her office and the importance of having books […]
    Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer
  • Episode 32: Cross Your Art with Sarah Gilman January 28, 2021
    Listen now (28 min) | How can working in one art form strengthen our practice in another? Our guest Sarah Gilman describes herself as a “creative smush,” and in this episode, the artist/writer/editor talks about how all these art forms inform each other--how all of them allow her to “think in terms of metaphors.” As […]
    Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer
  • Informing One Art by Practicing Another January 25, 2021
    Emerging Form talks with Sarah Gilman on the "creative smush"
    Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer
  • Episode 31 Bonus: Three poems from Rosemerry about moving into the new year January 21, 2021
    Listen now (6 min) | For Auld Lang Syne —Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer We’ll drink a cup of kindness yet, says the song, and I would give you the cup, friend, would fill it with whiskey or water or whatever would best meet your thirst. I fill it with the terrifying beauty
    Christie Aschwanden
  • Episode 31: New Year 2021! January 14, 2021
    Listen now (34 min) | Photo: Christie & Rosemerry shortly before the pandemic began. (Yes, that is one of Rosemerry’s poems on Christie’s tights.) For creatives, the new year is a chance to look back on what we’ve accomplished and how we’ve grown in the past year, and also a chance to dream about our […]
    Christie Aschwanden