The Astro Poets Podcast

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In a world as uncertain as ours, what better way to make sense of chaos than by consulting the stars? Hosts, astrologers and poets Dorothea Lasky and Alex Dimitrov take their signature Twitter style to the airwaves, combining their love of the cosmos and penchant for poetry with a healthy dose of internet culture. You won't want to miss this wild ride of a show.


Episode Date
Hear the Astro Poets LIVE at the Strand
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Dorothea and Alex take their podcast to the Strand for a live event full of laughs and lots of love for the signs. 

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For more information about the book go to AstroPoetsBook.com. You can also follow Dorothea and Alex @poetastrologers on Twitter. 

For more information on other Macmillan Podcasts shows, go to MacmillanPodcasts.com. You can also subscribe to our newsletter to get updates on all our shows delivered straight to your inbox here

Dec 18, 2019
Questions and Answers from the Stars
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For months, we've been collecting your questions. And now, we finally have answers! Tune in to see if your question made the cut. 

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Poem: "won't you celebrate with me" by Lucille Clifton

For more information about the book go to AstroPoetsBook.com. You can also follow Dorothea and Alex @poetastrologers on Twitter. 

For more information on other Macmillan Podcasts shows, go to MacmillanPodcasts.com. You can also subscribe to our newsletter to get updates on all our shows delivered straight to your inbox here

Dec 04, 2019
Saeed Jones on Joy and Sagittarius Freedom
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Dorothea and Alex talking to Saeed Jones about what it means to be joyful, how being a Sagittarius can push you to move, and about his new book. 

You can get Saeed's new book here: link

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Poem: "won't you celebrate with me" by Lucille Clifton

For more information about the book go to AstroPoetsBook.com. You can also follow Dorothea and Alex @poetastrologers on Twitter. 

For more information on other Macmillan Podcasts shows, go to MacmillanPodcasts.com. You can also subscribe to our newsletter to get updates on all our shows delivered straight to your inbox here

Nov 20, 2019
Melissa Broder (AKA so sad today) on Obsession, Depression, and Not Dating Aries Men
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TW: discussions of death

Melissa Broder of the Twitter @sosadtoday built a name for herself with short quips about her mental health. Now, she's the author of numerous books, from poetry to prose to fiction. This week, Dorothea and Alex chat with Melissa about everything from cremation to how astrology can be a way of controlling the world.

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Poem: "For John, Who Begs Me Not To Enquire Further" by Anne Sexton

Want to be featured on the show? Leave a voicemail at (646) 397-7573‬ or email a voice memo to AstroPodcast@macmillan.com.

For more information about the book go to AstroPoetsBook.com. You can also follow Dorothea and Alex @poetastrologers on Twitter. 

For more information on other Macmillan Podcasts shows, go to MacmillanPodcasts.com. You can also subscribe to our newsletter to get updates on all our shows delivered straight to your inbox here

Nov 06, 2019
A Scorpio is Born–ASTRO POETS: YOUR GUIDES TO THE ZODIAC is On Sale Now!
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You've waited patiently and we are so happy to share that our Scorpio book is out now! It's called Astro Poets: Your Guides to the Zodiac.

We're sharing an exclusive preview of our audiobook right here on our podcast feed. You'll hear all about why you should care about Mercury Retrograde and what the heck your Saturn Return is. And when you're done, you can BUY THE BOOK right here: AstroPoetsBooks.com

Oct 29, 2019
The Moon
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This week, Dorothea and Alex give a moon 101. Moon signs, moon landings–it's all covered in this full moon of an episode.

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Poem: "1969" by Alex Dimitrov & "Save Your Flowers" by Dorothea Lasky

Want to be featured on the show? Leave a voicemail at (646) 397-7573‬ or email a voice memo to AstroPodcast@macmillan.com.

For more information about the book go to AstroPoetsBook.com.

You can follow Dorothea and Alex @poetastrologers on Twitter. 

For more information on other Macmillan Podcasts shows, go to MacmillanPodcasts.com.

Oct 23, 2019
Aminatou Sow on Chosen Families and Friendship
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Today, Alex and Dorothea talk to co-host of the podcast Call Your Girlfriend, Aminatou Sow. They dive deep into what it means to love your friends and when friends become chosen families. 

Find more information about the Call Your Girlfriend tour here: www.callyourgirlfriend.com/tour

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Poem: "For Grace" by Frank O'Hara

Want to be featured on the show? Leave a voicemail at (646) 397-7573‬ or email a voice memo to AstroPodcast@macmillan.com.

For more information about the book go to AstroPoetsBook.com.

You can follow Dorothea and Alex @poetastrologers on Twitter. 

For more information on other Macmillan Podcasts shows, go to MacmillanPodcasts.com.

Oct 09, 2019
A Sneak Preview (Because You're Our Friends)
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Our next episode is all about friends, so we figured we'd give you (OUR friends) a sneak preview. Hear friendship-expert Aminatou Sow of the Call Your Girlfriend podcast give her take on a yet-to-be revealed poem. 

You can get tickets to their tour here: callyourgirlfriend.com/tour.

Tweet us your poem guesses to @poetastrologers on Twitter.

Sep 27, 2019
The Good, the Bad, and the Best Matches in the Zodiac
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This week, Dorothea and Alex cover the best (and worst) matches in the zodiac. How will you know if your match matches up? Listen for more. 

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Poem: "The Applicant" by Sylvia Plath

Want to be featured on the show? Leave a voicemail at (646) 397-7573‬ or email a voice memo to AstroPodcast@macmillan.com.

For more information about the book go to AstroPoetsBook.com.

You can follow Dorothea and Alex @poetastrologers on Twitter. 

For more information on other Macmillan Podcasts shows, go to MacmillanPodcasts.com.

Sep 25, 2019
A Very Witchy Wednesday with Pam Grossman
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Today, Alex and Dorothea talk to witch, author, and podcaster, Pam Grossman, host of the Witch Wave Podcast. They discuss Alice Notley's poem "All My Life," dive into Pam's birth chart, and talk about what it means to be a witch in this day and age. 

Find more information about Pam's work here: PamGrossman.com

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Want to be featured on the show? Leave a voicemail at (646) 397-7573‬ or email a voice memo to AstroPodcast@macmillan.com.

For more information about the book go to AstroPoetsBook.com.

You can follow Dorothea and Alex @poetastrologers on Twitter. 

For more information on other Macmillan Podcasts shows, go to MacmillanPodcasts.com.

Sep 11, 2019
An Astrological Primer for the 21st Century
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Alex and Dorothea are poets, astrologers, and your guides to the zodiac. On this first episode, they give you the 101 on all the signs. 

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Want to be featured on the show? Leave a voicemail at (646) 397-7573‬ or email a voice memo to AstroPodcast@macmillan.com.

For more information about the book go to AstroPoetsBook.com.

You can follow Dorothea and Alex @poetastrologers on Twitter. 

For more information on other Macmillan Podcasts shows, go to MacmillanPodcasts.com.

Aug 28, 2019
Introducing: The Astro Poets Podcast
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Jul 19, 2019