Poet and perfume writer Elisa Gabbert and I talk at length about scent, pleasure, feminism, language, pretension and the connection between perfume writing and the liner notes on old jazz LP’s.
While I was in my home in Boise, I talked with Idaho Public Television host Marcia Franklin on her terrific author interview show, Dialogue. We had so much fun she expanded my half hour segment to full hour and put up some extra material on the station’s website (see below).
I share some perfumes with Idaho Public Television host Marcia Franklin. She used to be a big China Rain fan back in the day.
I talked to book blogger and critic extraordinaire Ron Hogan for his podcast, Life Stories.
I got to do a lot of fun events as the author of Coming to My Senses but this one might top the list. I worked with Chef Dana Tommasino (who is also a beautiful writer) for months to dream up food translations of perfumes by California perfumers. In between courses, guests sniffed the perfumes and we talked about the corresponding notes/flavors.