C.M. Mayo's Podcast (Marfa Mondays & More) show

C.M. Mayo's Podcast (Marfa Mondays & More)

Summary: Award-winning travel writer, novelist and translator C.M. Mayo's podcasts on books, Baja California, Mexican history, Mexican literature, interviews with other writers, creative writing, and Marfa, Texas. For more about C.M. Mayo's books and writing workshops, please visit www.cmmayo.com

Podcasts:

 M.M. McAllen: A Conversation About "Maximilian and Carlota: Europe's Last Empire in Mexico" | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 4880

As part of the occasional series "Conversations with Other Writers," C.M. Mayo talks with historian M.M. McAllen about her book, Maximilian and Carlota: Europe's Last Empire in Mexico. Recorded in the Twig Bookstore in San Antonio, Texas, October 2015. Visit McAllen's website at www.mmmcallen.com C.M. Mayo is the author of several books on Mexico including the novel The Last Prince of the Mexican Empire, which was named a Library Journal Best Book of 2009. Her website is www.cmmayo.com >> The transcript of this interview will be available shortly.

 C.M. Mayo Reads Agustín Cadena's "Café San Martín," ALTA 2015 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 412

For the American Literary Translators Association (ALTA) annual conference in Tucson, Arizona, at the Café Latino bilingual reading series at the Café Passé, C.M. Mayo reads "Café San Martin" by Mexican poet Agustín Cadena, together with her translation into English. This poem originally appeared in Cadena's collection Caceria de brujas, and the translation in Sarah Cortez's anthology, Goodbye Mexico. The MC is Alexis Levitin. Recorded on October 30, 2015. For more about ALTA www.literarytranslators.org For more about Agustín Cadena http://elvinoylahiel.blogspot.com For more about C.M. Mayo's translations http://www.cmmayo.com/pubs-translations.html

 Marfa Mondays 20: Raymond Caballero on Mexican Revolutionary General Pascual Orozco and Far West Texas | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3302

An interview with Raymond Caballero, author of Lynching Pascual Orozco: Mexican Revolutionary Hero and Paradox. > Complete show notes and transcript > MARFA MONDAYS PODCASTING PROJECT > C.M. Mayo's home page (books, articles, and more) 

 For Banned Books Week: A Reading From Francisco I. Madero's Secret Book, Spiritist Manual | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 219

An excerpt from C.M. Mayo's translation of Francisco I. Madero's Spiritist Manual, originally published in 1911 as Manual espírita. Madero was the leader of Mexico's 1910 Revolution and President of Mexico from 1911-1913.The complete translation is included in C.M. Mayo's book, Metaphysical Odyssey into the Mexican Revolution: Francisco I. Madero and His Secret Book, Spiritist Manual (Dancing Chiva, 2014), which won the National Indie Excellence Award for History. > More about this title at www.cmmayo.com.

 Marfa Mondays 19: Pitmaster Israel Campos in Pecos | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1533

An interview with Israel Campos, award-winning pitmaster and owner of Pody's BBQ. Recorded in June 2015. > Transcript > MARFA MONDAYS PODCASTING PROJECT > World Waiting for a Dream: A Turn in Far West Texas > C.M. Mayo's home page (books, articles, and more) Mentioned on this podcast: Pody's BBQ on Facebook Pody's BBQ on TripAdvisor Texas Monthly on Pody's BBQ Smokestack Lightning by Lolis Eric Elie   The 100 Best Barbecue Restaurants in America by Johnny Fugitt The Prophets of Smoked Meat by Daniel Vaughn  Legends of Texas Barbecue Cookbook by Robb Walsh Chimney (Weber Chimney) Charcoal Starter Hatch New Mexico Chiles

 Extracto de Odisea metafísica hacia la Revolución Mexicana | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 727

C.M. Mayo lee un extracto del primer capítulo de su libro, Odisea metafísica hacia la Revolcuión Mexicana, Francisco I. Madero y su libro secreto, Manual espírita, Traducción de Agustín Cadena (Literal Publishing, 2014). Mayor información sobre este libro en la página web www.cmmayo.com

 Marfa Mondays 18: Lisa Fernandes, Barrel Racer at the Pecos Rodeo | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1382

An interview with barrel racer Lisa Fernandes, recorded at the Pecos Rodeo, June 2015. > Transcript> MARFA MONDAYS PODCASTING PROJECT > World Waiting for a Dream: A Turn in Far West Texas > C.M. Mayo's home page (books, articles, and more) > Official page for the West of the Pecos Rodeo

 Historia en Vivo: El nuevo libro de C.M. Mayo sobre Francisco I. Madero, Odisea metafísica hacia la Revolución Mexicana | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2905

Para el programa de radio "Historia en vivo" de Radio Ciudada IMER en la Ciudad de México, la Maestra Bertha Hernández entrevista a C.M. Mayo sobre su nuevo libro, Odisea metafísica hacia la Revolución Mexicana, Francisco I. Madero y su libro secreto, Manual espírita. > Acerca de este libro (reseñas, extractos, bibliografías, artículos y más recursos para investigadores) Historiadores mencionados en esta entrevista: Manuel Guerra de Luna, Enrique Krauze, José Mariano Leyva, Alejandro Rosas, Yolia Tortolero. > Extractos de Odisea metafísica hacia la revolución Mexicana por C.M. Mayo, traducido por Agustín Cadena > Extractos del Manual espirita de Francisco I. Madero El libro original en inglés, Metaphysical Odyssey into the Mexican Revolution: Francisco I. Madero and His Secret Book, Spiritist Manual > Conseguir el libro (pasta blanda o edición digital Kindle) > Escuchar un podcast en inglés, la presentación del libro en inglés, Metaphysical Odyssey into the Mexican Revolution, en la Universidad de California San Diego 

 Marfa Mondays 17: Lonn Taylor in Fort Davis | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3831

An interview with historian Lonn Taylor, the "Rambling Boy" columnist for the Big Bend Sentinel, and author of several books, most recently, Texas People, Texas Places. Recorded in Fort Davis in March 2015. > Transcript > MARFA MONDAYS PODCASTING PROJECT (ALL PODCASTS)  > World Waiting for a Dream: A Turn in Far West Texas > C.M. Mayo's home page (books, articles, and more)

 C.M. Mayo at the Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies, UCSD: Metaphysical Odyssey into the Mexican Revolution: Francisco I. Madero and His Secret Book | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 4302

Recorded January 29, 2015 in La Jolla, CA, at the University of California San Diego Center for US-Mexican Studies: C.M. Mayo discusses her new book, Metaphysical Odyssey into the Mexican Revolution: Francisco I. Madero and His Secret Book, Spiritist Manual. NOTES: This talk is substantially similar to the talk given for PEN San Miguel, however, some of the reading selections differ, as do the Q & A at the end. For more information about some of the many works, places, and individuals mentioned (more or less in order as mentioned):+ A Note on the Burned-Over District + Enrique Krauze's biography, Francisco I. Madero: Mistico de la libertad + Yolia Tortolero Cervantes' El espiritismo seduce a Francisco I. Madero + A Note on the works of Mexican historians Manuel Guerra de Luna and Alejandro Rosas Robles + Dr. Arnold-Krumm-Heller (Madero's doctor, a German intelligence officer, artillery expert and author of numerous esoteric works)+ Figures in the esoetric world: Papus; Rudolph Steiner; Aleister Crowley + Dr. Peebles+ Madero's La sucesión presidencial en 1910 (goes to archive.org)+ Francisco I. Madero's Commentary on the Baghavad-Gita+ Instituto Mexicano de Investigacion Síquica, Una ventana al mundo invisible (and the role of Plutarco Elias Calles) + Zavaleta, Antonio, and Alberto Salinas, Jr., Curandero Conversations: El Niño Fidencio, Shamanism, and Healing Traditions of the Borderlands + Luis Alberto Urrea's novel The Hummingbird's Daughter (about the healer Teresa de Cabora) + Helios, October 1911 issue announcing the Manual espírita (Mexican Spiritist Magazine)+ Ambassador Henry Lane Wilson (link goes to brief biography and inventory of his papers)+ Belén de Sárraga  + Victoriano Huerta (link to PBS documentary biography)+ Heribert von Feilitzsch's In Plain Sight: Felix Sommerfeld, Spymaster in Mexico+ Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's The History of Spiritualism  (archive.org) + A Note on the 1924 Barcelona edition of Madero's Manual espírita ("The Secret Life of a Secret Book") + Resources for Researchers page on the home website for Metaphysical Odyssey into the Mexican Revolution

 C.M. Mayo at PEN San Miguel: The President of Mexico's Secret Book | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3489

On January 13, 2015, as the first speaker of the 2015 PEN San Miguel series in Bellas Artes, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, C.M. Mayo reads from and discusses her new book, Metaphysical Odyssey into the Mexican Revolution: Francisco I. Madero and His Secret Book, Spiritist Manual.(Yes, this book is available in both paperback editions and in Kindle.)For more about this book, visit www.cmmayo.com 

 Rose Mary Salum: A Conversation About Making Connections with Literature and Art | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2510

As part of the occasional series Conversations with Other Writers, C.M. Mayo talks with Rose Mary Salum, founding editor of Literal Magazine and Literal Publishing, and editor of the visionary anthology Delta de las arenas: cuentos árabes, cuentos judíos, a collection of Jewish and Arab stories from Latin America. Recorded in Mexico City, November 2013. Visit her website at www.literalmagazine.com C.M. Mayo is a literary journalist, novelist, and translator. The author of several works on Mexico, her most recent work is Metaphysical Odyssey into the Mexican Revolution: Francisco I. Madero and His Secret Book, Spiritist Manual. www.cmmayo.com   >>Read the transcript of this interview

 Marfa Mondays 16: Tremendous Forms: Paul V. Chaplo on Finding Composition in the Landscape | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2510

An interview with photographer Paul V. Chaplo, author of Marfa Flights: Aerial Views of Big Bend Country. Recorded at the Texas Book Festival in Austin, October 2014. This is #16 in the 24 podcast series Marfa Mondays: Exploring Marfa, Texas and the greater Big Bend region www.cmmayo.com/marfa "These stunning images of one of the most sparsely populated and least visited regions of North America are not your typical coffee table book pretty pictures. In Marfa Flights: Aerial Views of Big Bend Country, Paul V. Chaplo, a classically trained visual artist who also happens to be a professional photographer, found and composed out of this swirlingly violent and bone-dry landscape something wondrous and haunting. Photographed from a single engine airplane, at various times of day, the land and sky and jewel-like ribbons of water come alive with form, muscle, and color." > Transcript > MARFA MONDAYS PODCASTING PROJECT (ALL PODCASTS)  > World Waiting for a Dream: A Turn in Far West Texas > C.M. Mayo's home page (books, articles, and more)

 Marfa Mondays 15: Gifts of the Ancient Ones: Greg Williams on the Rock Art of the Lower Pecos Canyonlands | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3968

An interview with Greg Williams, Executive Director of the Rock Art Foundation. Though the Rock Art Foundation has been working hard to spread the word, it still seems a well-kept secret that some of the most spectacular rock art in the world is tucked into the nooks and crannies of the Lower Pecos Canyonlands of Far West Texas (and into Coahuila, Mexico). I had the great privilege of being able to view some it, specifically, the rock art at Meyers Springs near the tiny border town of Dryden, Texas, through the tour offered by the Rock Art Foundation. Recorded at Meyers Springs Ranch on August 30, 2014. This is #15 in the 24 podcast series Marfa Mondays: Exploring Marfa, Texas and the greater Big Bend region www.cmmayo.com/marfa   > Transcript > MARFA MONDAYS PODCASTING PROJECT (ALL PODCASTS)  > World Waiting for a Dream: A Turn in Far West Texas > C.M. Mayo's home page (books, articles, and more)

 Marfa Mondays 14: Over Burro Mesa / The Kickapoo Ambassadors | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 959

A hike over Burro Mesa into Apache Canyon in the Big Bend National Park, plus the reading of a brief translation from the memoir of Maximilian's gardener, Wilhelm Knechtel, about the Kickapoo ambassadors in 1865. This is #14 in the 24 podcast series, "Marfa Mondays: Exploring Marfa, TX & the Big Bend." www.cmmayo.com/marfa > Transcript > MARFA MONDAYS PODCASTING PROJECT (ALL PODCASTS)  > World Waiting for a Dream: A Turn in Far West Texas > C.M. Mayo's home page (books, articles, and more)  

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