Episode 40: Milwaukee Talkie - Justin Kern

A conversational, full-length interview with Justin Kern, editor of the Milwaukee Anthology and one of Milwaukee’s most active citizens. We discuss Justin’s process for identifying which Milwaukee stories to tell, the challenges he faced as an editor, and read from some of his favorite stories from the Anthology.

You can purchase the Milwaukee Anthology here.

This episodes features two Milwaukee creatives - Sue Blaustein starts off our episode with a reading of her poem “On These Acres”, and Dasha Kelly closes out our episode with a reading of her poem “About Leaving.”

You can find more of Sue Blaustein’s work at her website here, and more of Dasha Kelly’s work at her website here.

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