S2E5: Postcards from Texas

The book cover for Postcards from Texas

Postcards from Texas is available for preorder

Preorder one, or all three, of the Cuttlefish chapbooks for summer 2023: ⁠⁠https://cuttlefishbooks.wixsite.com/home/2023-summer-book-launch⁠⁠

If you preorder my book or the entire bundle, send me your address and I’ll mail you a thank-you postcard!

You can also read my interview with fellow Cuttlefish author Lenard D. Moore at my personal blog: ⁠https://allysonwhipple.com/2023/08/09/chapbook-interview-lenard-d-moore/⁠

Community Open Mic Airs August 30th

Due to changes in the Spotify for Podcasters interface, there are now two options for sending your work:

  1. Record your haiku and email the file to me at allyson@allysonwhipple.com
  2. Send a voice message through Spotify (requires an account): ⁠⁠⁠https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/culinarysaijiki/message⁠⁠⁠

You only need to choose one of the above options.

New Deadline: Monday, August 28th at 11:59 pm CST.

Theme: Transitions


  • Remember to mention food in some way
  • You are welcome to record up to three (3) haiku
  • Please say your name before your haiku
  • Please read each haiku twice
  • Please keep your haiku family-friendly

Now on Apple Podcasts!

The wait is over! If Apple Podcasts is your listening platform of choice, find the show here: ⁠⁠https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-culinary-saijiki/id1632986084⁠⁠

On the Blog

An overview of one of my source texts, Sam Hamill’s The Sound of Water: ⁠https://culinarysaijiki.com/2023/08/09/source-text-the-sound-of-water/⁠

Join the Conversation

This season, I am welcoming both podcast guests and guest bloggers. If you’re interested in joining one or both, visit ⁠⁠⁠https://culinarysaijiki.com/join-the-conversation/ ⁠⁠⁠for details.

Support the Project

Buy me a coffee at ⁠⁠https://www.buymeacoffee.com/culinarysaijiki⁠⁠. You can also help by sharing this podcast with anyone who you think might appreciate it.

Theme Music

“J’attendrai” by Django Reinhardt, performing at Cleveland Music Hall, 1939. This recording is in the public domain. Hear the whole song at ⁠⁠https://clevelandhistorical.org/files/show/6045⁠⁠.

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