Jack’s guest is poet/activist Jan Steckel. Jan has published poetry, fiction and creative nonfiction. She is also known as an activist in the bisexual community and an advocate on behalf of the disabled and the underprivileged. Along with Nicki Hastie, Julie R. Enszer, and Merry Gangemi, she is a founding member of Woman-Stirred, a queer women’s writing collective.


Today’s show once again features David Mason, distinguished poet, professor and former Poet Laureate (2010-2014) of Colorado. His books include Ludlow: a Verse Novel; The Country I Remember; Arrivals; News from the Village; The Scarlet Libretto; Sea Salt: Poems of a Decade, 2004-2014; and Davey McGravy: Tales to be Read Aloud to Children and Adult Children. Hosted by Jack Foley.