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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 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
  • Creativity and the New Year January 12, 2021
    The Beauty of the Bonfire—Never too late to have either a literal or metaphorical bonfire for throwing away the old and making space for the new. Preview: Episode 31 Welcoming the new year with Rosemerry & Christie What have you accomplished in the last year? What’s been left undone? What do you dream of for […]
    Christie Aschwanden
  • See you in a few weeks! December 24, 2020
    We wanted to let you know that we’ve paused your paid subscription for a few weeks while we take a short break to relax and refill our creative wells over the holidays. Thank you for supporting Emerging Form with your paid subscription. Your support is what allows us to continue making the show.
    Christie Aschwanden
  • Episode 30: Mentorship and creativity with Art Goodtimes December 17, 2020
    Listen now (27 min) | If you are lucky, as an artist, you have a mentor--someone who recognizes your potential, who offers feedback, who pushes you and helps you grow. In this episode we talk with one of Rosemerry’s mentors, the phenomenal Art Goodtimes, about his relationship with
    Christie Aschwanden
  • The Legacy of Creative Practice December 15, 2020
    How mentors shape us and how we pass on their influence--with poet Art Goodtimes
    Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer
  • Episode 29 bonus: The creative life of Danusha Laméris December 10, 2020
    Listen now (15 min) | In this bonus conversation with acclaimed poet Danusha Laméris, we learn about her nocturnal writing habits, her leap from painting to poetry (and the advice that came with her), and the importance of “belonging” and “the tribe.” Danusha Laméris’ first book,
    Christie Aschwanden
  • Episode 29: Danusha Laméris December 3, 2020
    Listen now (29 min) | “You remind me of my humanness by talking about yours,” says this week’s Emerging Form guest Danusha Laméris. We speak with the award-winning poet about how the small stories--what she calls “the understory”--mean as much, perhaps more, as the big headlines, and the creative process around finding and sharing these […]
    Christie Aschwanden
  • Why Telling the Small Stories Matters November 30, 2020
    Following Danusha Laméris into the Understory
    Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer
  • Episode 28 Bonus: Extended interview with Holiday Mathis (revised audio) November 29, 2020
    Listen now (16 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 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