This is Richard's second time on the podcast. He first
appeared in Episode 142
January 23, 2013.
Chiem is also the author of You Private
Person (Sorry House Classics). It was named one of
Publishers Weekly's 10 Essential Books of the American
West. His work has appeared in City Arts Magazine, NY Tyrant, and
Gramma Poetry, among other places. He lives in Seattle,
In today's monologue, I respond to some listener mail.