This week’s episode is a collection of poetry by Gale Acuff, titled Naked Truth. It’s a comic, moving poetry cycle about a young boy and his obsession with his scripture teacher.

Gale Acuff has had poetry published in Ascent, McNeese Review, Pennsylvania Literary Journal, Poem, Adirondack Review, Weber: The Contemporary West, Maryland Poetry Review, Florida Review, Slant, Poem,, Carolina Quarterly, Arkansas Review, South Dakota Review, Orbis, and many other journals. He has authored three books of poetry: Buffalo Nickel (BrickHouse Press, 2004), The Weight of the World (BrickHouse, 2006), and The Story of My Lives (BrickHouse, 2008).Gale has taught university English in the US, China, and the Palestinian West Bank. Other People’s Flowers is the podcast that showcases short stories, essays, and reportage. We’re the first podcast-based literary journal.

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