I’m so happy to share with you the absolutely delightful Enrique Enriquez in an interview/chat we had on Skype yesterday. Enrique has just released his latest book with EyeCorner Press, Linguistick, and I wanted to take this opportunity to chat with him about the poetics of tarot and about the wordplay “tongue exercises” that make up this new collection.
(Note: At around 11:25 the screen froze–super big fat boo!!–but please hang in there because the audio continues, and the screen comes back at the question after, and we get to have a fun chat about the wordplay tongue exercise that I’ve included in this post, below the video screen…so that you can become enchanted and discover its beauty together with me as Enrique “unpacks” it and shares some of his secrets with us.)
Enrique has been and continues to be a very important professional influence for me and a mentor who I respect a lot. I hope you enjoy this conversation–I certainly did!
To learn more about Enrique’s books or to purchase, visit his Amazon author page here.
To sign up for Enrique’s weekly wordplay list, send an email to enrique (dot) eenriquez (at) gmail (dot) com, explaining which is the fastest letter in the alphabet, and why.
To explore some of Enrique’s writing about the Tarot de Marseille and wordplay:
As well as some other sources of his storytelling and experiences:
Enrique also starred in the world’s first feature-length documentary about the Tarot de Marseille, Tarology. It can be purchased in DVD format here, or you can watch it instantly for just $1.99 through Amazon Instant Video by clicking here.
“You can only find what you are not looking for if you take a detour.” -EE