June 3, 2023
The school year has wrapped up just as the political frenzy of presidential politics and state legislature drama — not to mention the actual weather — is heating up. Whether it’s bored kids demanding more attention or the news cycle draining your optimism, it can be exhausting. Maybe it’s time for a nap?Listen
May 19, 2023
Perez Women Have Always Been Beautiful
Sometimes there’s universality in specificity. This Typewriter Rodeo poem was inspired by the author’s grandmother.Listen
May 12, 2023
To Our Favorite Healthcare Team
It’s National Nurses Week. This Typewriter Rodeo poem celebrates the people that are there to help in some of the happiest and most difficult periods of life.Listen
The Typewriter Rodeo has been featured weekly on the Texas Standard public radio program since 2015. The ideas for poems come from Texas Standard listeners. The audio segment is produced by Texas Standard managing producer Laura Rice.
Austin’s Typewriter Rodeo travels the country writing poems on demand at festivals, private parties, weddings, schools, and more.
The Typewriter Rodeo is a group of Austin-based poets that write poems on request on vintage typewriters. Rodeo founders are Jodi Edgerton, David Fruchter, Kari Anne Holt, and Sean Petrie. Other featured poets include Bianca Alyssa Pérez, Naomi Shihab Nye, and Joe Brundidge.
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