New Moon

A bi-weekly discussion of literature and the arts.

Creative Block

Creative block impacts even the best artists and writers. This week, join designer Jordan and editor Peyton as they discuss their experience with creative block. We’ll also hear some tips for what to do to get out of a creative rut!

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Overlapping Movements

In this episode, Brandon (designer) and Olivia (editor-in-chief) discuss how literary and artistic movements overlapped throughout history. Tune in to hear about Romanticism, Dadaism, and more!

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November Contributors Interview

This week, we interview one of our accepted November contributors, Olivia Farina. We’ll discuss her inspiration, writing process, and more. To read her poems, visit Luna Online!

October Contributors Interview

Join us for a special interview episode, where we meet with Caitie Young, Kennedy Deen, and Anders Ove, three of our accepted contributors from the October submissions call. Listen to hear about their artistic process, and visit our website to see their work!

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The Literary Canon

This week, two of our wonderful editors, Peyton and Jillian, discuss the literary canon. What is traditionally considered “The Canon?” What books haven’t gotten enough attention? What might be canonized next? Tune in to hear their discussion of these questions and more!

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All Things Literature

This week, Michael and Olivia discuss literature: why is it important? Tune in to New Moon to hear them discuss reading, poetry, and the social impact of literature. 

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Challenging the Artistic Canon

 Today, two new members of our design team, Chad and Jordan, discuss the artistic canon. Tune in for a discussion of the traditional canon and how artists have challenged the canon to arrive at today’s artistic scene.

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Necessity of Visual Art

Join Alyssa and Brandon, two of our awesome designers, in a discussion of visual art. This week, we answer questions such as, “What impact can art have?” and, “How has visual art evolved?” 

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Trailer: New Moon

After a three-year hiatus, Luna Negra is back with a podcast! This week, we’ll briefly explain the vision for New Moon, our new series.

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Writer’s BlockCast

A collaboration between Luna Negra and Brainchild

Episode One

Join Carrie, Cameron, and Nina for the first episode of Writer’s BlockCast: a podcast and radio show about writing, the creative process, and all things literary!

Episode Two

Carrie, Nina, and Cameron talk with Wick Fellow Sony Ton-Aime about teaching and writing poetry.

Episode Three

The Writer’s BlockCast team welcomes fellow student, poet and journalist Valerie Royzman, to discuss the intersection between creative writing and journalism.

Episode Four

Visiting poet Michael McKee Green, winner of the 2017 Stan and Tom Wick Poetry Prize, discusses his book Fugue Figure.

Episode Five

Members of the ID13 project talk about the power of writing in and out of correctional facilities.

Episode Six

Sylvia Clark, the president of KSU English Club, joins the Writer’s BlockCast team to talk poetry, prose, and creative nonfiction.