Best creative nonfiction podcasts we could find (Updated April 2018)
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Brendan O'Meara is an author and journalist. The Creative Nonfiction Podcast showcases leaders in narrative journalism, essay, memoir, documentary film, and radio. Brendan teases out the origins, habits, routines, and tactics these masters—Pulitzer Prize winners, New York Times bestsellers—use so that listeners can apply those tools to their own work.
 
Welcome to PodLit, the podcast brought to you by the literary journal Creative Nonfiction
 
Mike's Always Right—hosted by Mike Eiman—is high in fiber, and jam packed with inane ramblings about fiction writing, self-publishing, marketing, coffee and whatever else happens to strike Mike's fancy.
 
You Must Remember This is a storytelling podcast exploring the secret and/or forgotten histories of Hollywood’s first century. It’s the brainchild and passion project of Karina Longworth (founder of Cinematical.com, former film critic for LA Weekly), who writes, narrates, records and edits each episode. It is a heavily-researched work of creative nonfiction: navigating through conflicting reports, mythology, and institutionalized spin, Karina tries to sort out what really happened behind the ...
 
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In Her Room
Weekly
 
Conversations with women about being a writer and having a life. This isn't just an interview podcast -- this is intimate, honest, and thought-provoking. We are building on a community of writers, and want you to be involved. Grab a drink, settle in, and join us for laughter, tears, and more.
 
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Behind the Prose
Monthly
 
Behind the Prose explores and illuminates the craft of writing and its process through interviews with emerging and established writers. The podcast is released weekly and hosted by Keysha Whitaker. Visit behindtheprose.com for upcoming guests, news, and essays on writing.Listen. Learn. Write.
 
The Nonfiction Podcast digs into the art and science of nonfiction writing. We look at one nonfiction article a week and break it down, talking with the writers about how they researched, reported, and put their stories together.
 
Stories and Sound Design by Joe Stracci. I leave a lot out when I tell the truth.
 
Valerie Khoo and Allison Tait, both successful journalists and authors, bring you the latest in news, opportunities, trends – and gossip – in the world of writing blogging and publishing. Whether you love the creative inspiration of Elizabeth Gilbert, the life-hacking non-fiction of Tim Ferriss or the phenomena that is JK Rowling, you’ll find it here.
 
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Book Fight
Weekly
 
A weekly podcast about books, writing, reading, and raccoons. Hosted by Mike Ingram and Tom McAllister, editors at Barrelhouse Magazine and authors of fiction and creative nonfiction. Winner of a 2015 Philadelphia Geek Award for Best Streaming Media Project. You don't need to read the books to enjoy the show!
 
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Sound Africa
Rare
 
SOUND AFRICA is a space for creative non-fiction from the African continent. We are licensed by the Composers Authors & Publishers Association of South Africa
 
The Turtle Book Club is a podcast for people who love to wander through books. Come and get lost with comedian Bisha K Ali & researcher Sadaf Fahim. Leave pretentiousness at the door. There are no stupid questions except "Are there stupid questions?" If you like sweary, wonky thinking and joy - you're in the right place.
 
A podcast all about creative nonfiction, telling true stories and sharing them with the world. Excerpts of true, personal stories and interviews with their authors. Hosted by Janna Marlies Maron, editor & publisher of Under the Gum Tree magazine.
 
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LITerally Podcast
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We ask real questions about writing, publishing, and about living the life of a writer. We avoid typical literary BS and tell people the stuff they want to know. #LITerallyPodcast
 
You Must Remember This is a storytelling podcast exploring the secret and/or forgotten histories of Hollywood’s first century. It’s the brainchild and passion project of Karina Longworth (founder of Cinematical.com, former film critic for LA Weekly), who writes, narrates, records and edits each episode. It is a heavily-researched work of creative nonfiction: navigating through conflicting reports, mythology, and institutionalized spin, Karina tries to sort out what really happened behind the ...
 
A writing show with J. Maureen Henderson and James Foreman.
 
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Word Riot
Weekly
 
Good writing. No remorse.
 
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If Not Now, When?
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An ordinary woman bares her soul in order to force a self-reckoning. Middle-age caught me by surprise. Our nest had recently become empty, I was working in the same office job for the last seven years, and like so many others before me, I wondered— Is this all there is? I had lost track of my writing dreams decades ago. This podcast is a record of, not only the journey back to a writing life, but also the journey back to my Self. Who was I before alcoholism, marriage, parenting, career, and ...
 
essayist, poet, college prof, hubby, dad, Queen fan
 
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SOUNDPROOF
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creative nonfiction for audio
 
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Now Here This
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student-produced audio storytelling
 
You Must Remember This is a storytelling podcast exploring the secret and/or forgotten histories of Hollywood’s first century. It’s the brainchild and passion project of Karina Longworth (founder of Cinematical.com, former film critic for LA Weekly), who writes, narrates, records and edits each episode. It is a heavily-researched work of creative nonfiction: navigating through conflicting reports, mythology, and institutionalized spin, Karina tries to sort out what really happened behind the ...
 
In writing, a first draft is where creativity flows, a story takes root and the voice of a writer emerges. First Draft: A Dialogue on Writing highlights the voices of writers as they discuss their work, their craft and the literary arts. This show hosted by Mitzi Rapkin will primarily feature fiction and non-fiction authors along with occasional poets, screenplay writers, playwrights and songwriters. First Draft is a celebration of the craft of writing and the individuals who are dedicated t ...
 
Generations Literary Journal’s Founding Editor Kiala Givehand interviews literary luminaries who are shaping the landscape by publishing fiction, poetry, and creative non fiction. Guests share their trials and triumphs as they navigate the world of manuscript development, literary journals, rejection, and the road to publication. Writers share their tips and strategies for crafting great writing and creating a literary life. Topics covered can include: writing, publication, literature, poetr ...
 
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Creatively Genuine
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The journey of writing a creative nonfiction novel about parents, children, and the search for someone missing for 60 years.
 
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PIERSON TO PERSON
Monthly
 
Longtime documentary and non-fiction TV producer Brent Pierson talks with a variety of colorful people about everything from living in Los Angeles and working in the entertainment business and other interesting fields to creative expression, pursuing one's passion, and the many nuances of the human condition.
 
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The Bookshelf
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The Bookshelf features authors from around New Hampshire and the region, as well as books about New Hampshire by authors from anywhere. Covering mostly fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry, it also features literary conferences, events and trends. Hosted by Peter Biello, The Bookshelf airs every other Friday on All Things Considered. What's on your bookshelf? Let us know by sending an email to books@nhpr.org .
 
"Unknown Words" is a bi-monthly podcast dedicated to highlighting the work of unpublished or lesser known writers. Each episode, Matthew reads a either a short story, creative non-fiction, or works of poetry then interviews the writer to gain some insight into the work's composition and just maybe that of the author's.
 
Devin Galaudet lost his father's ashes and writes about in his memoir 10,000 MIles with my Dead Father's Ashes, which is available in bookstores everywhere September 18, 2018. Hi podcast on writing, editing, and promotion for writers is updated daily, Writing Daily.Devin is the Editor and Publisher of the well-established In The Know Traveler series of websites, which celebrated thirteen years in August. He also publishes several other travel-inspired websites including In The Know Hotels an ...
 
Welcome to Free Reads, where Hugo and Nebula award winning author James Patrick Kelly podcasts his fiction and non-fiction under a Creative Commons 3.0 license.
 
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The Unbound Book Festival in Columbia runs from April 19 to April 21 and features several local authors. Julija Šukys is a local creative nonfiction author. We talked about her book Siberian Exile: Blood, War, and a Granddaughter's Reckoning.By aciyc7@mail.missouri.edu (aciyc7).
 
Detective Carson “Mac” MacHenry can’t figure out why the Darmes are so interested in this one dead girl or why the secretive federal police have rushed the autopsy or why, a few days later, the records of the dead girl’s murder have been erased from all official government channels. Even stranger to the detective is the manner of death – injuri ...…
 
Nonfiction Friends is an educational, library-based podcast that seeks to help the public learn interesting, quirky, and sometimes bizarre facts that can be found in the nonfiction section of their local library. This week things get spooky as we highlight our very first local author by talking about cryptids! Music credit:"Digital Lemonade" Ke ...…
 
Welcome to episode 67 of the Sexology Podcast, today I’m joined by Erica Garza who talks to us about her book Getting Off, the connection between sexual shame and addiction and the story of her recovery from sexual addiction Born in Los Angeles to Mexican parents, Erica Garza has spent most of her adult life traveling and living abroad. She cur ...…
 
Nonfiction Friends is an educational, library-based podcast that seeks to help the public learn interesting, quirky, and sometimes bizarre facts that can be found in the nonfiction section of their local library. This week we get lost in space! Emily joins the Nonfiction Friends and brings some interesting facts about space while Josh talks abo ...…
 
Nonfiction Friends is an educational, library-based podcast that seeks to help the public learn interesting, quirky, and sometimes bizarre facts that can be found in the nonfiction section of their local library. This week is a very special mini episode with Josh who talk about his experience with baking.Music credit:"Digital Lemonade" Kevin Ma ...…
 
Your Creative Sparks: It’s easy to give up a BAD story, but why might you give up a really GOOD STORY? Your book’s true purpose is to FIND the people you have a SOUL CONTRACT to work with and CHANGE their lives. You can’t say you want to change people’s lives unless you can COME CLEAN about your relationship with MONEY. From the balcony of the ...…
 
As an Author I was struggling today. I had got stuck in the middle of writing a chapter in my book. It’s a non-fiction book on how to become a published author, but the areas making me pause were on the order of the sub chapters... ... my struggle was between organisation v creativity. Have you had similar problems? Explore with me the need for ...…
 
Siân Griffiths reads from “Cunt,” and we interview Creative Nonfiction Editor, Anna Cabe, on why she voted for the piece. Listen here for an glimpse of our latest issue and insight into our selection process.“Cunt” was originally published in Indiana Review 39.2, Fall 2017.Thanks to Youtube Audio Library and John Deley for letting us use “Beer ...…
 
Nonfiction Friends is an educational, library-based podcast that seeks to help the public learn interesting, quirky, and sometimes bizarre facts that can be found in the nonfiction section of their local library. This week we celebrate women's history month! Josh talks about Amelia Earhart and Rebecca talks about Hedy Lemarr!Music credit:"Digit ...…
 
Published on 14 Mar 2018. More of then than not, you are in the middle of your purpose before you realize it’s even started. God has a funny way of taking us on a journey to find our calling, and he is certainly capable of working through us all in a might way, even if we can’t see it. This is why I am so excited to have Matt Brough on the show ...…
 
Published on 14 Mar 2018. More of then than not, you are in the middle of your purpose before you realize it’s even started. God has a funny way of taking us on a journey to find our calling, and he is certainly capable of working through us all in a might way, even if we can’t see it. This is why I am so excited to have Matt Brough on the show ...…
 
Nonfiction Friends is an educational, library-based podcast that seeks to help the public learn interesting, quirky, and sometimes bizarre facts that can be found in the nonfiction section of their local library. This week is a special Fiction spotlight! Josh and Rebecca are discussing their favorite fiction novels - "Jane Eyre" and "Ready Play ...…
 
Do you want to journey deeper into self-awareness, but feel like you need a guide? It can be confusing to hear people rattle off a bunch of numbers and letters trying to help you better understand yourself if you don’t have enough context. Today, I talk with Anne Bogel about her latest book, Reading People, which gives an in-depth look at seven ...…
 
“These pieces are elaborate piecework—perforated, whip stitched, and distressed field-dressed dissections of language. Tortured? Maybe. But lusciously junked & juxtaposed, turned inside out & every which way but…No, in every way they make way.”—Michael Martone; “Imagine an entity composed of sheep, wheat, assholes, clitorises, stars. Why not? T ...…
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: What's New at the Zoo?Subtitle: An Animal Adding AdventureAuthor: Suzanne SladeNarrator: Donna GermanFormat: UnabridgedLength: 2 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 11-13-15Publisher: Arbordale PublishingGenres: Kids, Ages 5-7Publisher's Summary:Come alo ...…
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: FocusSubtitle: The Secret, Sexy, Sometimes Sordid World of Fashion PhotographersAuthor: Michael GrossNarrator: Kirby HeyborneFormat: UnabridgedLength: 15 hrs and 46 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 06-16-16Publisher: Tantor AudioRatings: 4 of 5 out of ...…
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: A Slip of the KeyboardSubtitle: Collected Non-fictionAuthor: Terry PratchettNarrator: Michael Fenton StevensFormat: UnabridgedLength: 9 hrs and 7 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 09-25-14Publisher: Random House AudiobooksRatings: 4.5 of 5 out of 29 vo ...…
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: The Ecstasy of InfluenceSubtitle: Nonfictions, Etc.Author: Jonathan LethemNarrator: Jonathan LethemFormat: UnabridgedLength: 16 hrs and 24 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 11-08-11Publisher: Random House AudioRatings: 3.5 of 5 out of 31 votesGenres: B ...…
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: The Second John McPhee Reader, Book OneAuthor: John McPheeNarrator: Nelson RungerFormat: UnabridgedLength: 7 hrs and 39 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 07-29-04Publisher: Recorded BooksRatings: 4 of 5 out of 46 votesGenres: History, WorldPublisher's ...…
 
Jon Brody (@ThePokerCEO) is the CEO at Ladder. Ladder is a growth marketing agency helping companies navigate and implement thousands of available tactics to grow revenues. In this episode, Jon talks about his company’s growth marketing playbook, successes, failures and how his professional poker player past helps him market more effectively. S ...…
 
Amanda and Jenn discuss baby shower books, true crime, short stories on audio, and more in this week's episode of Get Booked. This episode is sponsored by The Vale by Brian D. Anderson and A Girl Like That by Tanaz Bhathena. Questions 1. Details: My mom is throwing me a book-themed baby shower which I am very excited about. She wants to give al ...…
 
“We hear, in the media and in comments by politicians, a lot of very glib statements that oversimplify China, that suggest all of China is one thing or one way,” says Michael Szonyi, a professor of Chinese history and director of the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies at Harvard University. China, of course, is as complicated as — if not more ...…
 
Speaker(s): Louise Doughty, Winnie M Li, Professor Nicola Lacey | How can literature reach audiences in ways that social science research about inequality can’t? How can narratives about fictional characters dramatise lived experiences of social inequality – and what are the ethical implications of creating these narratives for a mass readershi ...…
 
Speaker(s): Louise Doughty, Winnie M Li, Professor Nicola Lacey | How can literature reach audiences in ways that social science research about inequality can’t? How can narratives about fictional characters dramatise lived experiences of social inequality – and what are the ethical implications of creating these narratives for a mass readershi ...…
 
Nonfiction Friends is an educational, library-based podcast that seeks to help the public learn interesting, quirky, and sometimes bizarre facts that can be found in the non-fiction section of their local library. This episode focuses on 020 - library science! We are joined by our Adult Services Librarian as she explains what it means to be a l ...…
 
Tonight on Book Chat, I’m sharing with you a few of my favorite reads by African American authors. Tamara’s books and series recommendations:•Urban Fantasy - Minion (Vampire Huntress, #1) by L.A. Banks | http://amzn.to/2Es3O9C•Contemporary Romance - Invisible Life by E Lynn Harris | http://amzn.to/2C3L2jE•YA Contemporary Fiction - The Hate U Gi ...…
 
Nonfiction Friends is an educational, library-based podcast that seeks to help the public learn interesting, quirky, and sometimes bizarre facts that can be found in the non-fiction section of their local library. This episode focuses on 133.1 -the paranormal! We are discussing the results of an investigation into our own haunted library and ot ...…
 
In this episode, Mike talks about the key to planning and predicting your future. How many times have you known in your gut that you should do something? Years go by and you realize you could have been ahead of everyone else if you’d just listened to your intuition.(Note: I’m probably going to follow my own advice and take a hiatus from Mike’s ...…
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Summary: Show Your Work! by Austin KleonAuthor: Ryan MathisNarrator: Christopher RichardFormat: UnabridgedLength: 34 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 01-09-18Publisher: Ryan MathisRatings: 5 of 5 out of 1 votesGenres: Business, MarketingPublisher's Su ...…
 
In Episode 9, I talk about how to set big, audacious goals for my New Year's Resolutions. I also talk about my philosophy for setting goals, and where I envision Mike's Always Right going in 2018.Website: http://www.mikeeiman.comFacebook: http://www.facebook.com/mikeeimanauthorTwitter: http://www.twitter.com/mikeeimanInstagram: http://www.insta ...…
 
Hello, we had a great chat today on the eighth Library love Podcast, with loads of excellent reading suggestions. Gavin and Naomi shared what we had recently been reading: • Gavin read A Plague of Giants by Kevin Hearne, The first volume in the Seven Kennings series • Naomi read Switch Bitch by Roald Dahl New and forthcoming adult books: • Soun ...…
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: The Safety AnarchistSubtitle: Relying on Human Expertise and Innovation, Reducing Bureaucracy and ComplianceAuthor: Sidney DekkerNarrator: Sidney DekkerFormat: UnabridgedLength: 7 hrs and 50 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 12-22-17Publisher: ACXGenre ...…
 
How do you take a family legend that no one alive can truly confirm, and then turn that legend into a scene in your creative nonfiction novel? The backstory of whether a family member deserted the Marine Corps during Christmas 1942.
 
Écoutez ce livre audio dans son intégralité gratuitement sur http://hotaudiobook.com/free Titre: Les meilleures stratégies de présence sur Instagram pour une marque (Vlan 18)Auteur: Grégory PouyNarrateur: Grégory Pouy, Julie PelletFormat: UnabridgedDurée: 24 minsLangue: FrançaisDate de publication: 12-15-17Éditeur: VlanGenres: Nonfiction, Polit ...…
 
Learn best branding practices for your creative business with Angela Breidenbach's guest Alee Anderson of Alee Anderson Editorial. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts. In this episode, you'll hear why I am personally hiring Alee to help me further hone my brand. See what she's able to do for you or simply listen to get ideas of what you want to conside ...…
 
Jason Sizemore and Jayme talk about the strangeness that is working from home, the importance of having an animal companion, and what's in store for Apex Publications. Jason is a three-time Hugo Award-nominated editor, writer, and publisher who operates the science fiction, fantasy, and horror press Apex Book Company. He is the author of the co ...…
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://audiobookspace.com/free Title: Voodoo Days at La Casa FabulosaSubtitle: An Unconventional MemoirAuthor: David DomineNarrator: Tom Taverna.Format: UnabridgedLength: 12 hrs and 37 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 12-13-17Publisher: David DomineRatings: 1 of 5 out of 1 votesGenres: ...…
 
If you walked into the nonfiction section of Barnes & Noble and pulled a book out from the memoir shelf, and you read that the book is “based on a true story,” how would you feel? Today on Creatively Genuine, talking the creative part of creative nonfiction novel writing.
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: The Shaping of UsSubtitle: How Everyday Spaces Structure Our Lives, Behaviour, and Well-BeingAuthor: Lily BernheimerNarrator: Beth FriedenFormat: UnabridgedLength: 7 hrs and 56 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 12-12-17Publisher: Little BrownGenres: No ...…
 
Saturday morning, and after finishing Chapter One of the manuscript, I discuss the difference between straight journalism and creative nonfiction and why for my book I chose the latter.
 
I bet that title caught your attention. Today I continue work on Chapter One of my creative nonfiction novel, in which my grandmother in 1957 threatens to kill the baby my grandfather has with his teenage mistress. I also discuss why I reject the idea of daily word counts for writers and focus instead on writing scenes.…
 
For this week’s Please Explain, we’re following dogs as they sniff their way through the world with their incredible sense of smell. Alexandra Horowitz, who teaches canine cognition and creative nonfiction at Barnard College and runs the Horowitz Dog Cognition Lab, explores the abilities of a dog’s nose, how it’s evolved, how it’s being put to ...…
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: ScarsSubtitle: Time of Myths: Shapeshifter Sagas, Book 2Author: Natasha BrownNarrator: Kevin E. GreenFormat: UnabridgedLength: 5 hrs and 48 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 12-08-17Publisher: Future ImpressionsRatings: 4.5 of 5 out of 6 votesGenres: R ...…
 
Caca Dolce: Essays from a Lowbrow Life (Soft Skull Press) From a cult favorite and indie-press bestseller who has been called “the preeminent chronicler of Internet-age malaise” (Lena Dunham) and “an exquisite original” (Chloe Caldwell), a candid, tender, and very funny book about relationships, class, art, sex, money, and family. In a fresh, s ...…
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://audiobookspace.com/free Title: Good ProseSubtitle: The Art of NonfictionAuthor: Tracy Kidder, Richard ToddNarrator: Sean PrattFormat: UnabridgedLength: 5 hrs and 50 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 12-05-17Publisher: Tantor AudioGenres: Bios & Memoirs, Personal MemoirsPublisher's ...…
 
Which do you enjoy more: The pursuit of something or the discovery? I pose a question to several experts in the genealogy field as well as share one of my own discoveries. It’s also the day before I begin writing what I hope to be the review manuscript of my creative nonfiction novel.
 
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