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Episode 80: James Cagney

Thursday, October 6, 2022
Episode Summary

Los Angeles Poet Laureate Lynne Thompson reads James Cagney's poem "Found in America: Bad Apples."

Participant(s) Bio

James Cagney is the author of Black Steel Magnolias in the Hour of Chaos Theory (Nomadic Press, 2018), winner of the PEN Oakland Josephine Miles Award. His second book of poems, Martian (Nomadic Press, 2022), was selected by Mark Bibbins, Aimee Nezhukumatathil, and Ladan Osman to receive the 2021 James Laughlin Award. A Cave Canem fellow, Cagney lives in Oakland, California.