July 23, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted every part of our lives -- including our nightmares. Now that some sectors of the world continue to open up, many are finding the details of those nightmares are shifting. That was the inspiration for this Typewriter Rodeo Poem.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.