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Podcast: Jose Hernandez Diaz on “Ode to a California Neck Tattoo”

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Jose Hernandez Diaz speaks to managing editor Emily Everett about his poem “Ode to a California Neck Tattoo,” which appears in The Common’s spring issue. In this conversation, Jose talks about finding his way to prose poetry, initially drawn in by its casual language and style.

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Podcast: Emma Sloley on “The Cassandras”

EMMA SLOLEY
Emma Sloley speaks to managing editor Emily Everett about her story “The Cassandras,” which appears in The Common’s spring issue. In this conversation, Sloley talks about writing a story based on the fear of men women are taught to have from a young age.

Podcast: Talia Lakshmi Kolluri on “The Good Donkey”

TALIA LAKSHMI KOLLURI
Talia Lakshmi Kolluri speaks to managing editor Emily Everett about her story “The Good Donkey,” which appears in The Common’s spring issue. In this conversation, Kolluri talks about writing fiction from the perspectives of different animals, and where the inspiration for those stories comes from.