Mr. Bear reads from THE BEST OF BREVITY, a dazzling collection by Rose Metal Press of flash essays culled from twenty years of publications at the renowned online journal Brevity. Featuring songs from the gorgeous album Citizen Alien by Leaf Rapids, a mini-interview with lead singer and thereminist Keri Latimer, and a mouthwatering recipe and essays by Chris Galvin exploring how food can capture the heart of a place. Plus, another trip to Miss Mousie’s Apothekarium, where your favorite two-dimensional, hand-drawn rodent studying herbalism shares her love of dandelions!

This podcast is produced in collaboration with the Boston Free Radio Podcast Network, part of and Somerville Media Center.