Love, Lard and Language

Season 2 Episode 5

Living in Rural Appalachia, we’ve got a few things in abundance; sass, grease, and freakin’ talented people!

In this episode, we are joined by the one and only Misty Skaggs, Misty is an Appalachian proud poet and visual artist with a style that is all her own.

In the Episode:

  • Misty’s book Biscuits and Blisters
  • Being part of 3 living generations of female artists
  • Badass women in Appalachia
  • Dying Appalachian customs
  • Misty’s very resourceful writing and art practices
  • A reading of the poem Grease

A big thank you to Tim Smith and Heather Oney!

LISTEN HERE

About Misty Skaggs

“Misty Skaggs is an artist, poet, independent scholar and ridge runnin’ radical, born and raised in the backwoods of Eastern Kentucky where she still resides. Skaggs’ first poetry chapbook, Biscuits and Blisters, was published in 2018 by Workhorse and in 2019, look for her first full length collection from Ohio University Press entitled Planted by the Signs.”

Follow Misty: https://www.instagram.com/mistymarierae/

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