Half Mystic Radio

II.IV Today, Aria; Tomorrow, Dirge



Content warning: this episode contains a homophobic slur.Season II, episode IV of Half Mystic Radio features Sara Hovda’s poems “Faggot Once Again Considers Their Body”, “My Own Gender”, and “One Year on Hormones”, and Cronkite Satellite’s song “Be Alone”. #halfmysticspeaksHalf Mystic is an independent publishing house, literary journal, radio show, and arts organisation dedicated to the celebration of music in all its forms. You can find the full show notes, including the text of the three pieces featured in this episode, at: http://halfmystic.com/blog/hmr-ii-ivSara Hovda was born and raised in rural Minnesota. She received her BA in English Literature and Creative Writing from Winona State University and her MA in Literature and Creative Writing from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. Some of her research interests include modern and contemporary poetry and poetics, queer poetics, and queer and feminist theory. Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Nimrod, Tinderbox Poetry Journal, Cleaver Maga