Spring 2024 Poetry: A Conversation with Robbie Taggart & M. Rather Jr.

June 3, 2024

In this episode of Dialogue Out Loud, we feature an engaging conversation with two talented poets from the Spring 2024 issue of Dialogue: A Journal of Mormon Thought. Join us as M. Rather Jr. and Robbie Taggart read their poignant poems and discuss the influences that shape their work.

M. Rather Jr., Dean of Instruction at SOWELA Technical Community College, shares insights from his extensive background in English and Creative Writing. With a Ph.D. from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette and multiple teaching experiences, Rather brings a wealth of knowledge to his poetry.

Robbie Taggart, a teacher and poet, delves into his passion for existence and the sacramental nature of all things. Inspired by sacred texts, Taggart’s poetry reflects his deep appreciation for life and gratitude.

Don’t miss this episode filled with heartfelt readings and thought-provoking discussions with two remarkable poets.