MAKE Literary Magazine's Mad Science Issue
This excerpt from The American Museum of Natural History talks about one of the most popular parts of the museum: The dinosuars. Order your copy here.
New Book Review in the Rupture: "Permanent Exhibit" by Matthew Vollmer
I was a fan of this series of essays written over the course of the year of dread, 2016. Read the review here.
Zach Powers Recommends The Voyager Record and Other Great Books About Space
To support his upcoming book "First Cosmic Velocity," Zach Powers lists his favorite space reads, including The Voyager Record.
New visual essay in DIAGRAM 18.6
"In The City That You Can See" is a psychogeographic tour of the Tel Aviv area's erased lives.
Nothing doing right now, but check out these past events:
:: Reading :: NEW TIME! Monday April 30
Jerusalism presents: 2+2 a Social Literary Gathering at HaMiffal
:: Reading :: June 2016
Tel Aviv Landing Party for The Voyager Record & Family Resemblance
With Marcela Sulak, Karen Marron, Miriam Rother, Akilah Mosley & more in Tel Aviv.
:: Reading :: March 2016
Flapperhouse Issue #9 Flight Party/The Voyager Record Pre-Launch Countdown. At Pacific Standard in Park Slope, BK. Listen to the podcast!
Interviews, Podcasts, Articles, Reviews, Etc
:: List :: August 5
Zach Powers recommends The Voyager Record along with books by Tracy K. Smith, Asif A. Siddiqi, & more.
:: Mention :: June 7
The Voyager Record makes an appearance in this series about whether we are or are not alone in the cosmos.
:: Share :: April 29
The Minotaur's Spotlight at Arcadia University kicks off the 2018 baseball season with my Hobart story from last year.
:: Mention :: April 17
Samantha Edmonds says her favorite line in the book was about the source of my obsession with Voyager.
:: Interview :: July 21
I corresponded with Amy Newman about letters, great poets, & the meat world for The Ilanot Review Letters issue.
:: Podcast :: July 20
I read from The Voyager Record and answered some questions on the air
:: Awards :: April 18
The Voyager Record is a finalist for a CLMP Firecracker Award for CNF.
:: My Review :: May 4
May 4: I selected Lou E's "What Do You Do It For?" as my entry in the Rose Metal Press residency at Coldfront.
:: Awards :: April 18
The Voyager Record won a Silver IPPY Award in the Non-Fiction Cover Design category. Thanks to Lillian Ling and Rose Metal for making such a gorgeous design.
:: Blurb :: March 20
My blurb appears on the cover of this fantastic collection of poems, one for every sunrise in a year .
:: Review :: February 8
Michael Sheehan writes about the book, and about the profound meaning of the Golden Record itself.
:: Review :: January 10
For my last issue as reader Gigantic Sequins ran a review of the book by Craig Chisholm. In print!
:: Review :: January 9
Richard Derus gave The Voyager Record 5 out of 5 stars and one of my favorite takes on the book.
::List :: January 2
January 2: Famous writer and bad feminist Roxane Gay listed The Voyager Record under 2016's "EXCELLENT SMALL PRESS BOOKS YOU SHOULD CHECK OUT" on her blog.
:: My Review :: December 22
I talk up three of my favorite books from 2016 on this end-of-year round up.
:: List :: December 20
The Voyager Record pops up on this list recommended by Joanna C. Valente.
:: List :: December 9
Leah Angstman, editor-in-chief of The Alternating Current, listed The Voyager Record one of 2016's best books.
:: List :: November 30
Honored that the Entropy staff listed me alongside so many of the best poets writing today.
A complex and challenging take on the book by Nabil Kashyap.
:: Review :: October 27
C.J. Opperthauser says The Voyager Record "is as complex as its topic"
I wrote about why the indigenous performers & folk musicians on the record deserve recognition.
:: Review:: October 20
This is the kind of review that takes a book, eats it and makes it a part of itself. Thanks to Spencer Dew.
:: Review :: October 18
Ann Beman over at Red Hen Press's Los Angeles Review.
:: Interview & Review :: September 22
There is a review of The Voyager Record & an interview with me by Ann Beman in the Transportation issue.
:: Review :: September 7
EIL's poetry editor, Kathleen Kirk, has nice things to say about The Voyager Record.
:: My Review :: September 5
A review by me of Angela Woodward's bifurcated novel, Natural Wonders
:: Promo :: July 22
A look at some of the research methods I used to produce The Voyager Record: books, TV, and the internet.
:: List :: July 8
Thanks to all of the readers who made this possible and all of the people who helped shout out the book.
:: Interview :: June 29
Kelly Lydick asked me about The Voyager Record, art, history, representation, & aliens on Guernica Daily.
:: Guest Post :: June 29
14 tracks based on, inspired by, suggested for, & soundtrack to the Voyager record and The Voyager Record.
:: Interview :: June 22
Lawrence Lenhart interviewed me about The Voyager Record for Houston's great indie bookstore.
:: Guest Post :: June 7
Find out what my natural habitat looks as I share pictues and stories about my desk.
:: Guest Post :: May 30
I wrote to Charles Baudelaire to ask him how it feels to have poetry suppressed on the Golden Record.
:: Review :: May 26
Christy Crutchfield wrote a review that I describe as cutting right to the heart of the book (then into me).
:: Guest Post :: May 17
In this article I talk about the books that influenced the shortness of The Voyager Record.
:: List :: May 16
Joanna C. Valente put together this lists of books that includes The Voyager Record.
:: Podcast :: May 4
Back at AWP, Ben Tanzer and I spoke about Voyager, sci-fi, pop culture, Israel, and fatherhood.
:: Podcast :: April 26
Jaime Green invited me to read from The Voyager Record for the final episode of this great reading series podcast.
:: Review :: April 22
Publisher's Weekly says The Voyager Record is "enchanting and educational at once."
:: Podcast :: April 20
Listen to the UN Delegate Greetings, Jenny Lewis, and me and Mr. Bear chat.
:: Review :: April 20
Booklist says "Morena has produced a smart, hip, and profoundly fascinating testament to both the unfathomable vastness of outer space and the relentless attempts by human imagination to grasp it."
:: Review :: April 15
The Smithsonian's Air & Space Magazine: "What Would You Have Put on the Golden Record?"
Short piece on The Voyager Record, focusing on the thread in the book about adding new music.
:: Review :: April 10
Nice Words from Ben Tanzer at This Book Will Change Your Life
Ben Tanzer calls The Voyager Record "an actual thing, a prose lyrical poem thing that is both terribly educational - but in a terribly fun way - and terribly moving all at once."
:: List :: April 7
You can find the The Voyager Record on this long list from Big Other.
Flapperhouse Podcast #2
Listen to the entirety of Flapperhouse Issue 9 Flight Party/The Voyager Record Pre-Launch Countdown recorded live at Pacific Standard in Park Slope, BK.
:: Podcast :: March 13
The drDOCTOR Podcast Episode 76: Recording w/Anthony Michael Morena
March 13: Talking turkey with the drDOCTOR doctors Luke Wiget and Sam Farahmand
:: Guest Editor & Author Interview :: March 3
I was guest fiction editor for The Ilanot Review's Constraint issue and interviewed Jenny Boully using only questions that I found in her books.
:: List :: February 15
Caro Macon lists The Voyager Record along with some other great books.