From Our Soundbooth | February 21, 2012

This week on the TMR Podcast, we are excited to present “Continuous Form” by Henry Finch, and “Know/Don’t Know” by Kate Asche, which were the Runners-up for our 2011 Audio Competition in the Poetry category. To find out about our 2012 Audio Competition or to submit an entry, please view the submission guidelines.

Henry Finch is an MFA student in poetry at the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. He is the co-author of the chapbook Luxury Arcana (2010), and author of the forthcoming New Music, both with Human 500. His work has recently appeared in Dear Sir and Volt. His music can be heard at



Kate Asche is a poet and essayist. A graduate of the UC Davis creative writing program, she has received an Academy of American Poets Award and two Elliot Gilbert Prizes in Poetry. She placed fourth in the University of California Poet Laureate competition, and was nominated for Best New Poets (Meridian Magazine). Currently the Associate Director of Arts, Humanities and Writing at UC Davis Extension, she coordinates The Tomales Bay Workshops, as well as certificate programs in creative and nonfiction writing. She also volunteers on the board of the Sacramento Poetry Center, teaches creative writing in Sacramento, and enjoys playing classical clarinet.