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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 24: When the personal is political, with Catherine Saint Louis September 24, 2020
    Listen now (42 min) | Telling someone else’s story presents a host of pleasures and challenges. In this episode, we interview Catherine Saint Louis, senior editor of podcasts for Neon Hum Media, about “Rubber Bullets,” a podcast episode released on Telescope in early July 2020, about a man who had guided implicit bias workshops for […]
    Christie Aschwanden
  • Emerging Form is Back! September 21, 2020
    Season 3 begins this Thursday with an episode about how a personal narrative can tell a larger political story
    Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer
  • Summer Break June 25, 2020
    Listen now (23 sec) | Hello dear listeners! We are taking a short summer break. We’ve been putting out new episodes every week, and it feels like time to slow down for a moment and reflect. We’ll be back in August with some brand new regularly scheduled episodes. In the meantime, stay well. Thank you […]
    Christie Aschwanden
  • Episode 23: Sara Abou Rashed on art as a courageous act June 18, 2020
    Listen now (28 min) | Putting your values into your art can be a courageous act, and in this episode we speak with poet and storyteller Sara Abou Rashed about the vulnerability and rewards that come from revealing our identity in our work. Rashed comes from Palestine but was born and raised in Syria before […]
    Christie Aschwanden
  • The Arts & Where We Go From Here June 15, 2020
    An episode on values, identity, social unrest and the new normal
    Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer
  • Episode 22: Aaron Abeyta on small town life during the pandemic June 11, 2020
    Listen now (35 min) | Could a book really save a life? Poet Aaron Abeyta is living proof. In this episode of Emerging Form, part of our miniseries about creativity and COVID-19, we talk with him about how Truman Capote helped transform him from trying to get kicked out of school to being the MFA […]
    Christie Aschwanden
  • Episode 21: Craig Childs on life in the pandemic June 4, 2020
    Listen now (35 min) | Hula hooping story tellers on street corners? That’s one topic of discussion in this episode of Emerging Form, part of our miniseries on how creatives are responding to the pandemic. We speak with our friend, author and adventurer Craig Childs, whose new book,
    Christie Aschwanden
  • Creating in the Midst of Big Change June 1, 2020
    Emerging Form interviews non-fiction writer Craig Childs and poet Aaron A. Abeyta
    Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer
  • Episode 20: Creativity and COVID-19 with Tim Green May 28, 2020
    Listen now (34 min) | Are there any trends in how the pandemic has affected creative output in America? In this episode of Emerging Form, part of our miniseries on how creatives are responding to the pandemic, we speak with Timothy Green, editor of Rattle, one of America’s most popular poetry magazines. Timothy has worked […]
    Christie Aschwanden
  • Episode 19: Creativity and COVID-19 with Peter Heller May 21, 2020
    Listen now (31 min) | When life gets difficult, how do we bring our best selves to meet it? That’s one of the questions we ask in this episode of Emerging Form. We continue our miniseries on creativity and COVID-19 by interviewing Peter Heller, author of The Dog Stars, a best-selling post-apocalyptic novel in which […]
    Christie Aschwanden