On this episode, Diannely breaks bread with poet and girl-dad Joshua Burton and talks about Hawaiian rolls, giving grace, and Hayan Charara.

Joshua Burton is a poet and educator from Houston, TX and received his MFA in poetry at Syracuse University. He is a 2019 Tin House Winter Workshop Scholar and is a 2019 Center for African American Poetry and Poetics fellowship finalist. His work can be found in Gulf CoastThe RumpusConduitTriQuarterlyBlack Warrior ReviewGrist, and Indiana Review. His first chapbook is currently out with Ethel Press and his debut poetry collection is forthcoming in the spring of 2023 with the University of Wisconsin Press.

Poem(s) discussed: “Mother and Daughter” by Hayan Charara and “Giving Laura Grace” by Joshua Burton

Guest: Joshua Burton, IG: @joshuaburton23, Twitter: @joshuaburton23, Website: www.joshuaburtonpoet.com

Instagram: @breadandpoetrypodcast
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Photo Credit: Najee Brown @authoredby

Theme Music: Stu Dias @stuartdiasplaysmusicsometimes

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