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Dante's Old South Radio Show

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"Stories, songs, stanzas, and their real applications."The Southern Collective Experience's radio show, Dante's Old South, featuring poets, prose writers, musicians - and more!


32 - Dante's Old South Radio Show (December 2021)

December 2021’s Dante’s Old South

Alina Stefanescu 

Alina Stefanescu was born in Romania and lives in Birmingham, Alabama with her partner and several intense mammals. Recent books include a creative nonfiction chapbook, Ribald (Bull City Press Inch Series, Nov. 2020) and Dor, which won the Wandering Aengus Press Prize (September 2021). 

 Her debut fiction collection, Every Mask I Tried On, won the Brighthorse Books Prize (April 2018). Alina's poems, essays, and fiction can be found in Prairie Schooner, North American Review, World Literature Today, Pleiades, Poetry, BOMB, Crab Creek Review, and others. She serves as poetry editor for several journals, reviewer and critic for others, and Co-Director of PEN America's Birmingham Chapter. She is currently working on a novel-like creature. More online at

 To find out more about her online classes:

And here's more about the book, DOR, including link to how to order a signed copy

 Here’s a song I've been listening to lately.

Stephen de Haan

Stephen de Haan is a force of nature in the business world. Currently, he is the founder and CEO of the Red Phone Booth. He is nationally recognized as a leader in cooperative innovation and his speakeasy establishments garner deep respect and high praise. 

The Red Phone Booth:


 "Solo" by Mobley

"Hotel Rosario" by Angel Snow

"Is It Me" by St. Paul and the Broken Bones

"Chaconne" from Bach if there's any time left over.

Special Thanks Goes to:

Autism Speaks:

Mostly Mutts:

Meadowbrook Inn:

The Red Phone Booth:

Office Evolution of Roswell, Georgia -

My books, The Draw of Broken Eyes & Whirling Metaphysics and Athena Departs are available everywhere books are sold. My chapbook, Exiles of Eden, is only available through my website. To find them all, please visit:

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