Make (No) Bones is a podcast about poets and poetry. It is produced and edited by Toby Altman and Emily Barton Altman in Chicago, Illinois. Each episode features a poet reading a poem and discussing their work, and new episodes are released approximately every three weeks. You can reach Toby and Emily via email at makenobonespodcast@gmail.com.


Emily Barton Altman is a poet and editor living in Chicago. Recent publications include a chapbook, Bathymetry (Present Tense Pamphlets, 2016), and poems in TL;DR, Parallax, wicked alice, and others. She is a recipient of a Poets & Writers Amy Award and received her MFA from New York University.


Toby Altman is the author of Arcadia, Indiana (Plays Inverse, 2017) and five chapbooks, including recently Security Theater (Present Tense Pamphlets, 2016). His poems can or will be found in The Black Warrior ReviewLana TurnerWashington Square, and other journals and anthologies. He co-curates the Absinthe and Zygote series and co-runs Damask Press. He is currently completing a PhD in poetry and poetics at Northwestern University.