Saturday, October 16, 2021

Will be on Ketchupedia Poetry Radio this Sunday!

I'll have the honor of being on Ketchupedia Poetry Radio, broadcast on One Kansas City Radio (KONN-LP 100.1 FM) this Sunday, October 17th at 7 p.m. Eastern. Listen at


From the press release:

Sunday, listen to a live interview with Ohio Beat Poet Laureate John Burroughs with Polly Alice McCann and Richard Parrilla.

JOHN BURROUGHS serves as Ohio's Beat Poet Laureate (2019-21). A nationally touring writer, his most recent books include Rattle & Numb: Selected and New Poems, 1992-2019 [2019, Venetian Spider Press] and Loss and Foundering [2018, NightBallet Press]. John has hosted numerous reading series in the Greater Cleveland area and currently moderates the Cleveland Poetics blog and online Northeast Ohio Literary Calendar. Since 2008 he has served as the founding editor of Crisis Chronicles Press, publishing over 100 books by esteemed poets from around the world.

Flying Ketchup Press® was founded in 2018 to champion new and diverse voices in short fiction and poetry. Our dream, to share worlds of wonder and delight.

Ketchupedia is an outreach we began in 2020, a grassroots network to connect KC & regional writers podcast, live poetry radio, and events--making room poetry, personal narrative that empowers, heals, and unites diverse audiences.

RICHARD PARRILLA, is the voice of 100.1 FM Radio, sound tech, producer, and sometime poet--formerly hailing from San Antonio by way of Atlanta--now Kansas City.

POLLY ALICE MCCANN, poet, artist, speaker, writing professor, founder, and managing editor of Flying Ketchup Press. Find her books at

ONE KANSAS CITY RADIO unites the multicultural voices in the Kansas City Urban Core through programming and community services that entertain, educate, inform and inspire. Our vision to provide a platform where people of all ethnic, cultural, and socio-economic backgrounds feel welcomed and respected...we seek to unite all its listeners and followers through music, programming, and events that reflect the beauty of diversity. One Kansas City Radio KONN-LP 100.1 FM.

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