Best literary podcasts we could find (Updated April 2018)
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Writers talk about reading. Hosted by Tod Goldberg, Julia Pistell, and Rider Strong.
 
The H.P. Lovecraft Literary Podcast – A podcast about the works of H.P. Lovecraft, the writers that inspired him and the literature he inspired.
 
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Literary Friction
Monthly
 
Literary Friction is a monthly conversation about books and ideas. Hosts Carrie and Octavia interview up-and-coming and established authors, and each show is built around a theme - anything from breakfast to coastlines to corpses. Listen in for lively discussion, book recommendations and a little music to boot.
 
We are a diverse group of readers who have a rowdy old time discussing a wide diversity of short literary fiction.
 
Authors. Books. Discussions. Interviews. The Best Advice. Intellect.
 
Dream Tower Media's critically acclaimed monthly podcast featuring fascinating and fun conversations with authors and artists of fantasy, magic realism and science fiction, plus amusing skits, quips, and sound effects. In addition, approximately twice a year, fully produced audio adventures of fantastic stories are presented. Hosted by Robert Zoltan and his sidekick Edgar the Raven in the Dream Tower.
 
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The Literary Salon
Monthly
 
Damian Barr's Literary Salon tempts the world's best writers to read exclusively from their latest greatest works and share their own personal stories. Star guests have included Bret Easton Ellis, Jojo Moyes, John Waters, Helen Fielding, Diana Athill and Louis de Bernières - all in front of a live audience at leading glamourous locations. Suave salonnière Damian Barr is your host. Don't worry it's not a book club - there's no homework. Salon Selective! Produced by Russell Finch.
 
Interviews with Scholars of Literature about their New Books
 
Readings from literature, dissected, debased, & defended.
 
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Literary Whispers
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A podcast designed for sleep and relaxation. Whispered and softly spoken readings of classic literature.
 
Writers talk about reading. Hosted by Tod Goldberg, Julia Pistell, and Rider Strong.
 
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Literary Atlanta
Weekly
 
Atlanta is one of the most literate cities in the US. Home to many famous writers and a required stop on every author's book tour. Literary Atlanta is the advance guard of the Atlanta lit scene, bringing you all the news and interviews, too. If you love stories and you live in Atlanta, this is the only podcast you ever need to listen to.
 
Literary Treks is a Trek.fm podcast dedicated entirely to Star Trek in written form. Each week hosts Dan Gunther and Bruce Gibson explore Star Trek books and comics and chat with authors.
 
Literary Canon Ball is a podcast for anyone who wants a fun and feisty conversation about books.
 
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Literary Speaking
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Literary Speaking connects writers with the publishing industry by featuring conversations with best selling authors, literary agents, publishers and publicity firms. How do I establish a writing practice? Find an agent? Get published? Build a platform?Discover tips and tricks to build your writing practice and release your story out into the world.Join me as I interview expert guests as they share their experiences as published authors and industry professionals to inspire and infuse your w ...
 
Join author and voice-over guy Frank Marcopolos (rhymes with metropolis) as he discusses his adventures as an indie novelist and voice-over artist. {Note: Older episodes of this podcast featured different formats, including the recording of a writing workshop.}
 
Literary Theory - Audio
 
Eclectic Voices is an alliance of writers building a safe and trusted space for our members to bring works-in-progress fiction, plays and screenplays for feedback and development. This podcast is our latest foray into getting our work by our core group of both emerging and established writers to the public at large. We produce fiction, monologues, short plays, and snippets of longer works. Explore this eclectic mix of voices – and spread the word! Eclectic Voices is edited and published by J ...
 
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 ...
 
The Literary Death Match the Podcast (and occasionally videocast) features versions of LDM's live shows from around the world, and at any point we see fit: other content that we think is fun.
 
Podcast by Boston Review
 
Join author and voice-over guy Frank Marcopolos (rhymes with metropolis) as he discusses his adventures as an indie novelist and voice-over artist. {Note: Older episodes of this podcast featured different formats, including the recording of a writing workshop.}
 
Cosmopolitanism, derived from the ancient Greek for ‘world citizenship’, offers a radical alternative to nationalism, asking individuals to imagine themselves as part of a community that goes beyond national and linguistic boundaries. Recent years have seen an explosion of interest in cosmopolitanism in the humanities and social sciences, especially within philosophy, sociology and politics. Cosmopolitanism, however, has also exercised a shaping influence on modern literary culture. It is we ...
 
Experts in the literature, history, geography, and archaeology of 16th- and 17th-century Britain examine four key geographic sites—body, house, neighborhood, and region—to illuminate the important spatial structures and concepts that define the early modern engagement with the world. The conference was held at The Huntington on Oct. 14–15, 2016.
 
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Literary Merit
Weekly
 
Two WWU grads approach pop media with an academic eye, and dispel the myth of the guilty pleasure.
 
A collection of short stories written by the author of other literary greats such as The Railway Children, Five Children and It and The Phoenix and the Carpet. Many of her books have been made into television series or films. She wrote for both adults and children and also wrote non-fiction and poetry. (Summary by Michele Eaton)
 
The Literary Corner-Executive Producer Laura Poindexter Provides a Diverse Platform for Artist, Businesses & Entrepreneurs of ALL Genres to be heard on an international Blog-Talk Radio (Podcast) & Showcase their talent, ideas & enterprises. Musical Madness Mondays 8-10 PM EST. Seeking a Producer & Host to set the stage for Rappers, Singers, Producers & Musical Groups to showcase their work. Chrisette Michele, Murphy Lee & Calvin Richardson are just some of the Grammy winning artist who have ...
 
A Literary Podcast Community
 
Sage Ridge Midwife Literary Podcast
 
The literary diva of Diva's House is a writer/author and talk radio host. Our show will bring you all the literary news that's happening in our literary world and more. Whether serious, fun or indepth interviews we will have the news each week to keep authors,writers and literary heads informed. We will also from time to time bring you informative topics that we face in society. Check the show page for the latest dates and times for upcoming shows. As always keep it locked to Diva's House fo ...
 
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Literary Bent
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A weekly book club podcast hosted by two high school friends, Sharat Buddhavarapu and Leben Tadesse. Each week we take a chapter of our current reading selection and break it down for you. It's literary analysis with a side of humor.
 
If you like curling up in front of a roaring fire with nice leather-bound 1st edition podcast, then join us on Literary Loitering as we explore the stranger side of culture and the arts, talk about books, find new ways to use old insults, and sometimes even have the odd quiz!
 
A show from the West End of London, England about pubs, writers, attractions, theatre and a bohemian lifestyle. Includes 52 Things To Do In London.
 
Illuminating conversation about books and reading
 
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Literary Espionage
Weekly+
 
Offbeat ideas and stories.
 
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In line with a long literary tradition of the artist as propagandist, who strives to appeal to the political, moral, and social conscience of his/her readership, writers have persistently crossed the divide between art and politics both in their works and in their roles as public intellectuals, cultural critics, and political activists. Moreover, established authors have, with striking regularity, taken advantage of their celebrity status in order to draw attention to specific socio-politica ...
 
Download a full audiobook of your choice free at http://hotaudiobook.com/free Just start a 30-day Free Trial and pick any one audiobook free from 100,000+ best sellers, new releases sci-fi, romances, mysteries, classics, and more. Sign up, select your favorite audiobook, free, with a 30-day trial, stream or download your audiobook instantly on your smartphone, tablet, laptop or desktop. It's that easy!
 
RTHK Radio 3 collaborated with The MAN Hong Kong International Literary Festival 2006 as moderators of three discussion sessions and in a special series of interviews.
 
Martha Pettit of Folio Books interviews Californian authors, publishers, booksellers, and librarians in hopes of learning more about the past, present and future of books in California.Produced by Jeff Johnson
 
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Literary Lark
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Fantasy & Sci-Fi novels by Daniel Adorno
 
A collection of wry looks at literature, education, and other social phenomena by Canadian humourist and economics professor, Stephen Leacock. (Summary by TriciaG)
 
RTHK Radio 3 is proud to present The Hong Kong International Literary Festival 2011. This year as usual, our presenters Sarah Passmore and Hugh Chiverton will talk to writers from around the world and discuss their work and writing. Happy Listening! Happy Reading!
 
Fenimore Cooper - author of The Deerslayer, The Last of the Mohicans, etc - has often been praised, but just as often been criticised for his writing. Mark Twain wrote a funny, vicious little essay on the subject, in which he states: "In one place in 'Deerslayer,' and in the restricted space of two-thirds of a page, Cooper has scored 114 offences against literary art out of a possible 115."(Summary by Gesine)
 
We are dedicated to literary news and author interviews.Tiah Short, Founder and Executive ProducerMartin Pratt, Co-Producer
 
The Literary Round Table is the only place online where readers get to interact with their favorite fiction or non-fiction authors and experts in a variety of fields. We bring your favorite authors to the Literary Round Table for interesting, fun and free-wheeling discussions on a variety of topics, and you have the opportunity to interact with them by asking questions or commenting via Twitter or email! You can listen to the discussion at your convenience by going to one of several websites ...
 
A podcast bringing you all the latest news from the indie book world!
 
We work at the heart of books and technology to help developers, start-ups, publishers and literary organisations deliver projects successfully.
 
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Artist/Writer, Alex Schumacher, joins Kev to chat about art, comics, and more! Is Alex part of THE ‘Schumacher’ problem? LISTEN TO FIND OUT! ABOUT ALEX SCHUMACHER Alex Schumacher has toiled away in the relative obscurity of minimum-wage jobs and underground comix longer than he cares to admit. Currently he produces the weekly webcomic Decades o ...…
 
Jane Austen is one of Britain's favourite authors, but Austen's appeal reaches far beyond the shores of her birthplace; her writing is universal.In this podcast, we met Laaleen Sukhera, British-Pakistani writer, media consultant, founder of the Jane Austen Society of Pakistan and creator of 'Austenistan'.The anthology of seven short stories are ...…
 
Irène Némirovsky was a literary superstar of the 1920s and 1930s but a controversial figure in her lifetime, seen by some as a self-hating Jew. Born in Tsarist Russia, she fled to France, becoming an overnight sensation with the publication of David Golder. Her novel Suite Française was published in 2004 to posthumous fame. Harvard Professor Su ...…
 
We talk with husband & wife literary duo Erin Stalcup and Justin Bigos about their work as writers, teachers, and co-editors of the Waxwing Literary Journal. Learn more at contributeyourverse.com/podcast
 
Interview with Zambian writer Kafula Mwila on the sidelines of the Time of the Writer 2018 in Durban, South Africa. Kafula is writer of Kafula’s Essentials a short story collection, "Deflowered" a novel and "Growing; The Beginning of journey to success" a motivational book. She talks about the nascent Zambia literary scene, her writing and how ...…
 
What the hell is “Pig-Headed Horror”? In Episode 144 of HORROR MOVIE PODCAST, your horror hosts go hog wild as we explore this phrase coined by Jay of the Dead, who defines it as a bizarre horror sub-subgenre (or at the very least, an odd trend), in which a human wears a pig mask—or even pig head—and leaves their victims boared to death! We sho ...…
 
Part 2 - Modern Times: Camille Paglia & Jordan B Peterson: Dr. Camille Paglia is a well-known American intellectual and social critic. She has been a professor at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (where this discussion took place) since 1984. She is the author of seven books focusing on literature, visual art, music, and ...…
 
Keith Gessen reads his story “How Did We Come to Know You?,” from the April 16, 2018, issue of the magazine. Gessen’s first novel, “All the Sad Young Literary Men,” came out in 2008. His second novel, “A Terrible Country,” from which this story was adapted, will be published in July. Gessen is also a translator and a journalist, who has contrib ...…
 
Part 1 - Modern Times: Camille Paglia & Jordan B Peterson: Dr. Camille Paglia is a well-known American intellectual and social critic. She has been a professor at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (where this discussion took place) since 1984. She is the author of seven books focusing on literature, visual art, music, and ...…
 
In episode 3 we talk about the 1986 movie Labyrinth, codpieces, shitty teenagers, and how JK Rowling is totally not a huge and blatant literary thief.
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Dark Secret LoveSubtitle: A Story of SubmissionAuthor: Alison TylerNarrator: Rebecca EstrellaFormat: UnabridgedLength: 6 hrs and 28 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 09-13-13Publisher: Insatiable Press LimitedRatings: 4 of 5 out of 38 votesGenres: Erot ...…
 
Great friend of the show and founder of the sports video game podcast Adrian Todd Zuniga joins us this week! He discusses his new book Collision Theory which is available April 17 and can be pre-ordered now, his role helping craft Madden's Longshot mode last year and looking ahead on potential future options for it, his current relationship wit ...…
 
Recanati, Gigli e Leopardiun film di Silvio SbranaB&B Palazzo Dalla Casapiccola, Recanati, Museo Gigli, Loreto, Osimo, Ancona, Processione del Venerdì Santo di RecanatiRecanati is a town and comune in the Province of Macerata, in the Marche region of Italy.It is the hometown of the tenor Beniamino Gigli and the poet Giacomo Leopardi, which is w ...…
 
Historians and biographers have spent much ink celebrating and interrogating the life and influence of Martin Luther King, Jr. in the 50 years since his assassination on April 4, 1968. Readers interested to know more about the iconic civil rights hero can choose from a wide range of literary options — from shorter books that give an easily dige ...…
 
Historians and biographers have spent much ink celebrating and interrogating the life and influence of Martin Luther King, Jr. in the 50 years since his assassination on April 4, 1968. Readers interested to know more about the iconic civil rights hero can choose from a wide range of literary options — from shorter books that give an easily dige ...…
 
Neil Gaiman is a master of words and we love and respect his every move here at Beauty and the Bitch. That being said, we did of course make room to TEAR THIS HOUSE TO THE GROUND. American Gods is (in our opinion) one of the best books (EVER) and a Gaiman classic. It has been turned into a STARZ adaptation and is set to launch Season Two in Apr ...…
 
This week we read "Not Dead Just Sleeping," by Roy Proctor. If you would like to submit a play for consideration, please send the PDF to literary@panglossian.org. For more information about Panglossian Productions, visit www.panglossian.org. For more information about Zodiak Productions, visit www.zodiakproductions.org.…
 
https://proseandcons.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/PC-mixdown-17-LA_mixdown.mp3 Lydia Armstrong is a prolific and deeply personal poet. We Prosers sat down with Lydia to discuss her poetry and writing, and we are pleased to share our conversation and her performance with you here on the airwaves. The piece she chose to bring in (something whic ...…
 
Have you ever had someone ask you to describe A Course in Miracles, only to find yourself completely tongue-tied? In this episode, Robert and Emily share nine essential categories that will not only help you understand more about what the Course is, but how to share its message with others. To download the accompanying article for this episode, ...…
 
kimberly_gore_episode_2.mp3File Size:27212 kbFile Type:mp3Download File Check out our latest episode with author Kimberly Gore, aka K. L. Gore. In this episode, we discussed her YA novel, Seven Little Secrets, got to hear about her publishing journey, and learned a little more about our author and all her literary endeavors. To learn more, chec ...…
 
In which Cynthia and Michael discuss books that hold places in the secret parts of their literary hearts. Also, on occasion, farts.
 
THIS WEEK / 'Sorry' for the racism: As National Geographic tries to atone for its problematic history with non-white people, we assess how much credit (and critique) they deserve. / 'Sorry' for the sexual harassment: As Native American writer Sherman Alexie continues his free-fall amid accusations of mistreating women, we’ll read into his story ...…
 
In honor of Women’s National Book Association’s 2017 centennial anniversary, WNBA/LA is proud to present: Bookwomen Speak: WNBA Centennial Visionaries Series Jade Chang and Natashia Deón In Conversation with Lisa Mecham. Writer, poet, and literary enthusiast Lisa Mecham will engage critically acclaimed authors Jade Chang (The Wangs vs. The Worl ...…
 
This week, Cory Di Mino brings us "The Boy Ain't Right", a podcast in where we do a literary analysis of a King of the Hill episode. This may be my favorite episode to date, as Cory and I dive deep, discussing comedy theory, great character writing, story structure, and the state of comedy through different eras of television and how it fits in ...…
 
Rowan Petty is a conman down on his luck. He's flat broke, living out of cheap hotels, and wondering how it all went wrong. His car quits on him in Reno, and he takes a job there on the bottom rung of a lousy phone scam. When he's not swindling lonely widows, he tries to turn nickels into dimes at the poker table. One snowy night, he crosses pa ...…
 
Welcome to LETTERS READ, sixth in the series of live events in which local artists interpret personal letters written by culturally vital individuals from various times and New Orleans communities presented by stationer Nancy Sharon Collins and Antenna.Thanks to New Orleans Tennessee Williams Literary Festival and especially to Susan Larson who ...…
 
The cover of Amelia Glaser‘s new edited volume, Stories of Khmelnytsky: Competing Literary Legacies of the 1648 Ukrainian Cossack Uprising (Stanford University Press, 2015), bears a portrait of the formidable Cossack leader by that name. Inside the book,…
 
Today my guest is Clare Mackintosh, author of Let Me Lie.Clare Mackintosh is known for her compulsive thrillers with signature gasp-inducing twists and “seems destined to do important work for many years to come” (Washington Post). Both I Let You Go—the New York Times bestseller and one of The New York Times Book Review’s “10 Best Crime Novels ...…
 
In a space of less than a mile, seven bridges link Newcastle with Gateshead including the distinctive shape of the Tyne Bridge. But what kind of human endeavour goes into imagining and realising such man-made wonders? Newcastle University’s Sean Wilkinson, Erica Wagner author of Chief Engineer, and architect Simon Roberts look at the bond betwe ...…
 
Episode 006The Guest Artist: Painter David Tycho The Host Artist: Carol McQuaidThe Bar: Milano Café Current Gallery: South Main GalleryFire and Rain; A Journey to Extremes with Painter David TychoListen in as David and I talk about:-Studio spaces; his is a 1500 square foot artists dream in the coveted Parker Street Studios in Vancouver-His curr ...…
 
A literary thinker with a “telescopic view of time”; an astrophysicist with an eye to “cultural evolution towards good.” What unfolds between these two is joyous, dynamic, and unexpectedly vulnerable — rich with cosmic imagining, civic pondering, and even some fresh definitions of the soul. A live taping from the inaugural On Being Gathering at ...…
 
A literary thinker with a “telescopic view of time”; an astrophysicist with an eye to “cultural evolution towards good.” What unfolds between these two is joyous, dynamic, and unexpectedly vulnerable — rich with cosmic imagining, civic pondering, and even some fresh definitions of the soul. A live taping from the inaugural On Being Gathering at ...…
 
A literary thinker with a “telescopic view of time”; an astrophysicist with an eye to “cultural evolution towards good.” What unfolds between these two is joyous, dynamic, and unexpectedly vulnerable — rich with cosmic imagining, civic pondering, and even some fresh definitions of the soul. A live taping from the inaugural On Being Gathering at ...…
 
A literary thinker with a “telescopic view of time”; an astrophysicist with an eye to “cultural evolution towards good.” What unfolds between these two is joyous, dynamic, and unexpectedly vulnerable — rich with cosmic imagining, civic pondering, and even some fresh definitions of the soul. A live taping from the inaugural On Being Gathering at ...…
 
In this episode, we wonder what is the meaning of Life Itself, see Melissa McCarthy turn to the life of literary crime in Can You Ever Forgive Me?, play a fun game of Tag, and have a resounding answer to Won’t You Be My Neighbor? We also discuss Best Friends, The Killing of a Sacred Deer, and The Death of Stalin. Support Us: Fandango Subscribe: ...…
 
A literary thinker with a “telescopic view of time”; an astrophysicist with an eye to “cultural evolution towards good.” What unfolds between these two is joyous, dynamic, and unexpectedly vulnerable — rich with cosmic imagining, civic pondering, and even some fresh definitions of the soul. A live taping from the inaugural On Being Gathering at ...…
 
A literary thinker with a “telescopic view of time”; an astrophysicist with an eye to “cultural evolution towards good.” What unfolds between these two is joyous, dynamic, and unexpectedly vulnerable — rich with cosmic imagining, civic pondering, and even some fresh definitions of the soul. A live taping from the inaugural On Being Gathering at ...…
 
A literary thinker with a “telescopic view of time”; an astrophysicist with an eye to “cultural evolution towards good.” What unfolds between these two is joyous, dynamic, and unexpectedly vulnerable — rich with cosmic imagining, civic pondering, and even some fresh definitions of the soul. A live taping from the inaugural On Being Gathering at ...…
 
When is it best to work quickly creatively and when is it best to work slowly? There are benefits and pitfalls to each. Also, Joshua and Adam talk to a literary journal editor looking for submissions! *Get the 2018 NOYN Creative Workbook at www.notesonyournotes.com/2018 *Study with Joshua at Hollyhock this summer! -------- Show Notes *Submit to ...…
 
Last year on Feminist Fridays, we spoke to Yasmin Bathmanathan, a writer and poet who started VOICES, a women's writing workshop, which seeks to create a space for women’s experiences to be heard. This year, we speak to Sumitra Selvaraj, Lai Suk Yin and Nana, who participated in last year's Voices 2017 workshop, which was themed, "Women I Rise" ...…
 
Since the Eagles aren't prepared to fly our heroes to their ultimate destination, Gandalf has to arrange other assistance for them. And, surprise, he's planning on leaving them at the doorstep of the Mirkwood. Not very nice, Gandalf.
 
Kay Mellor, BAFTA and Anchor concerns!
 
Beloved British literary genre fiction writer Nick Harkaway talked with megafan Jenn Northington of BookRiot about his cerebral epic scifi novel Gnomon in his first ever New York City public event. Harkaway and Northington discussed the complex diagrams required for Harkaway to keep track of his own plot, genre categories in the US and the UK, ...…
 
So, you got published and now you want to read your work to a live audience. What do you do? I talk writing every day so we can all write daily. Please subscribe, follow me, like me and join me at my home page, http://devingalaudet.com
 
In 2017, Rashmii Bell edited the first-ever anthology of writing by Papua New Guinean women: My Walk to Equality. It captures the daily challenges faced and positive contributions being made by the women of PNG to improve the livelihoods of self, community and nation. In this vein, Tess Newton Cain caught up with Rashmii to talk about her backg ...…
 
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