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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 28 Bonus: Extended interview with Holiday Mathis November 26, 2020
    Listen now (15 min) | Photo: A Holiday Mathis horoscope. [This thing you’re trying to accomplish cannot be accomplished as a linear pursuit. It’s a holistic process. So when you' feel yourself drawn “off track,” maybe you’re actually just working things from a different angle.]
    Christie Aschwanden
  • Episode 28: The daily grind with Holiday Mathis November 19, 2020
    Listen now (27 min) | How do you “reduce the drag” and make yourself the most available to daily output in your creative practice? To help with ideas, we turn to Holiday Mathis, who has written over eight million words in her daily, syndicated horoscopes. Talk about learning how to negotiate the daily grind! In […]
    Christie Aschwanden
  • The Creative Grind November 16, 2020
    Showing up day after day (after day after day)
    Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer
  • Episode 27 bonus: A Day in the Life of Kayleen Asbo November 12, 2020
    Listen now (13 min) | “Marvelous things happen when you follow your heart’s truth … open doorways you can’t imagine.” So says our special guest Kayleen Asbo in this special bonus episode with the amazing Kayleen Asbo, cultural historian, composer, musician, writer and teacher. We talk about her “pillars of the day,” and her “bookends,” […]
    Christie Aschwanden
  • Episode 27: Creative Communities with Kayleen Asbo November 5, 2020
    Listen now (38 min) | “Find what you long for and be brave and vulnerable enough to offer it to the world.” So says Kayleen Asbo, our featured guest on this episode of Emerging Form in which we speak about how to foster and shape creative community. Asbo is a cultural historian, composer, musician, writer […]
    Christie Aschwanden
  • Finding Community in a Time of Isolation November 2, 2020
    Emerging Form interviews Kayleen Asbo about fostering creative community
    Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer
  • Episode 26 Bonus: A day in the life of Amy Irvine October 29, 2020
    Listen now (12 min) | In this bonus episode of Emerging Form, our guest Amy Irvine surprises us right away when we ask to describe her writing practice. “Erotic,” she says. Find out what that means, and how you, too, might want to find your way toward that answer. We also talk about terrible writing […]
    Christie Aschwanden
  • Episode 26-Finding creative flow with Amy Irvine October 22, 2020
    Listen now (35 min) | Sometimes, a project just comes together in the most organic, meant-to-be way, and nothing can stop it. What’s that like? We explore that experience in this episode with our guest, Amy Irvine, who co-wrote Air Mail: Letters of Politics, Pandemics & Place
    Christie Aschwanden
  • Making Art out of Shelter in Place October 19, 2020
    How Amy Irvine co-created a book--and a new friendship--since March
    Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer
  • Episode 25 Bonus: A poem and a song from Alison Luterman October 15, 2020
    Listen now (9 min) | In this bonus episode, Rosemerry reads a poem from our episode 25 guest, Alison Luterman, and then presents a song from The Chain, one of the musicals that Alison discussed on the podcast. Links: The Chain In the Time of Great Fires Alison Luterman
    Christie Aschwanden