Versify is a production of Nashville Public Radio and The Porch — Nashville’s nonprofit literary center. Editing and production came from WPLN’s Blake Farmer, with additional editing by Anita Bugg and Susannah Felts. The episode was hosted, scripted and co-produced by Joshua Moore.
The music is by Podington Bear, found through the Free Music Archive.
Versify is distributed by PRX.
Today’s story and poem were recorded by Tasha Lemley at The 2017 Southern Festival of Books.