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It's Lit with PHDJ podcast

Check out this cool podcast of music and my writing on It's Lit. The first piece features my great grandfather playing the piccolo over a hundred years ago. The playlist is below and I've also posted a picture of Capt Navarro with the band.


  1. “La sampaguita” by Banda de la Constabularia Filipina (1910)

  2. LIT: From “Family Animals” in The Body Papers

  3. “Forever Young” Alphaville

  4. LIT: From “1984,” to be released in VIDA Review, issue 3

  5. “99 Red Balloons” NENA

  6. LIT: From “Yellow Children” in The Body Papers

  7. “Fast Car” Tracy Chapman

  8. Author Interview

  9. “US” Ruby Ibarra feat. Rocky Rivera, Klassy, and Faith Santilla

My great grandfather, Captain Pedro Navarro, is in the first row, second from the left with a piccolo in his hand.

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