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On this episode, icon, legend, and star Jason Purcell joins Matthew and Makda for a conversation about their debut poetry collection SWOLLENING. The trio discuss the value of a good editor, cover design in the age of social media, what it means to adopt a queer poetics, and more (plus, Jason makes a convincing case for why Selena Gomez would connect with their book).
Jason Purcell is a writer and musician from amiskwaciwaskahikan, Treaty 6 (Edmonton, Alberta), where they are also the co-owner of Glass Bookshop. As a chronically ill writer, Jason writes at the intersection of queerness and illness and is the author of the chapbook A PLACE MORE HOSPITABLE (Anstruther Press). SWOLLENING is their first full-length collection.
You can order SWOLLENING here.
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