"Unknown Words" is a bi-monthly podcast dedicated to highlighting the work of unpublished or lesser known writers. Each episode, Matthew reads a either a short story, creative non-fiction, or works of poetry then interviews the writer to gain some insight into the work's composition and just maybe that of the author's.

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In Mensah Demary's short story, a middle aged man who's left his marriage crumbling encounters a brazen, single young mother, and he begins to question even further what he actually wants. 

"Butcher's Block" was first published in PANK magazine. 

His fiction has also appeared in Metazen, Monkeybicycle,  and the Safety Pin Review among others. His non-fiction can be found in Salon, Thought Catalog, The Lit Pub and elsewhere. 

Mensah is an associate editor with Catapult and the founding editor of Specter Magazine

Follow him on Twitter @mensah4000

 

Conversation Topics: writing, literature, memoir, New York, Brooklyn, New Jersey, publishing, middle age, Roxane Gay, mentorship, Maggie Nelson, The Argonauts, non-fiction, essay.  

 

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Mon Nobi

MUSH

 

To submit fiction, non-fiction, and poetry between 1,000 and 4,000 words, send it to: unknownwordspodcast@gmail.com

 

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Direct download: 27_-_Mensah_Demary.mp3
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