Best literary arts podcasts we could find (Updated October 2017)
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Art and Action: The Intersections of Literary Celebrity and Politics
 
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 ...
 
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Books on the Nightstand
Weekly
 
Illuminating conversation about books and reading
 
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Podcast - Baphash Literary & Arts Quarterly
 
Join us as we talk with locals, artists, and writers about their work, their influences, and who they are. www.baphash.com
 
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Just the Right Book with Roxanne Coady
 
Just the Right Book is a podcast hosted by Roxanne Coady, owner of famous independent bookstore R.J. Julia Booksellers in Madison, CT, that will help you discover new and note-worthy books in all genres, give you unique insights into your favorite authors, and bring you up to date with what’s happening in the literary world.
 
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Articles and Podcasts - Baphash Literary & Arts Magazine
 
Join us every month as we talk with local artists and writers about their work, new trends they're paying attention to, and what influences them. www.baphash.com
 
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Bound Off Short Story Podcast
Monthly
 
Bound Off is a monthly literary audio magazine, broadcasting literary short fiction with the new podcasting technology. We aspire to showcase work that is compelling and driven by narrative, with a force that keeps the listener listening. We are dedicated to publishing stories by both the established and emerging writer. Visit our website at boundoff.com for information about our broadcasts and how to submit your stories.
 
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Lannan Podcasts
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Lannan Foundation is a family foundation dedicated to cultural freedom, diversity and creativity through projects which support exceptional contemporary artists and writers, as well as inspired Native activists in rural indigenous communities. This site is for our audio and video podcasts.
 
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Scottish Poetry Library Podcast
Monthly
 
Monthly podcasts from the Scottish Poetry Library, hosted by Colin Waters.
 
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Black Authors Network Talk Show
Monthly+
 
The BAN Radio Literary Program aims to support the African American community and to show people, through the radio show, that African American writers are more than just a niche. We bring wonderful stories to the minds and imaginations of everyone! We have stories to tell, using our voice and our experiences, that cross all races and cultures. Join us on Monday and Wednesday Nights, 8-10 pm EST. BECOME A GUEST ON THE SHOW. Go here to sign up today: http://www.edc-creations.com/banradiopromo.htm
 
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Castle Rock Radio: A Stephen King Podcast
 
Perpetual Motion Machine's Max Booth III and Lori Michelle talk about Stephen King, sometimes with special guests. Every episode covers an individual novel, short story, movie, or television show. Perpetual Motion Machine is a small press based in San Antonio, publishing horror and crime books and the quarterly horror magazine, Dark Moon Digest. Castle Rock Radio is the 1,001st Stephen King podcast in existence.
 
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Book Cougars Podcast - Book Cougars Podcast
 
Chris and Emily discuss books and literary adventures
 
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Book Talk
Monthly
 
We find great books, talk to their authors, have interesting conversations about them.
 
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A Good Story is Hard to Find
Monthly+
 
Two Catholics talking about books, movies and traces of "the One Reality" they find below the surface.
 
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Literary Wonder & Adventure Show
 
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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LibriVox » Librivox Community Podcast
 
free public domain audiobooks
 
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Wanda's Picks
Weekly+
 
This is a black arts and culture site. We will be exploring the African Diaspora via the writing, performance, both musical and theatrical (film and stage), as well as the visual arts of Africans in the Diaspora and those influenced by these aesthetic forms of expression. I am interested in the political and social ramifications of art on society, specifically movements supported by these artists and their forebearers. It is my claim that the artists are the true revolutionaries, their work ...
 
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Podcasts – Sheldrake on Shakespeare
Monthly+
 
James Sheldrake, jack of all literary trades, attempts to say something valuable about each of Shakespeare's plays in handy 15-minute instalments.
 
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Writers in the Sky Podcast
Daily+
 
Information about the craft and business of writing. Interviews with authors discussing their books, and how they published and are marketing them.
 
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HodderPod - Hodder books podcast
 
Hear all the latest book previews, author interviews and audiobook extracts from Hodder & Stoughton.
 
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In the Margins
Monthly
 
Get inspired! Produced by tatestreeet.org, “In the Margins” is a biweekly dialogue with Abigail Browning and special guests about the creative process of writing, publishing, and the inside knowledge of the literary world. Listeners of all skills, backgrounds, and interests are invited to share in the conversation with editors, writers, and creative minds. Tate Street is an organization that follows and decodes writing trends in the literary industry. Visit us online at tatestreeet.org for i ...
 
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Audio Stories – Candlelight Stories
 
UNUSUAL FILMS, GAMES, AUDIO, STORIES, and TAROT READINGS
 
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Books on the Nightstand
Weekly
 
illuminating conversation about books and reading
 
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The Subaltern Podcast
Rare
 
Author Nikesh Shukla talks to writers, comedians, musicians, journalists and actors about writing, laughing, singing, commenting, acting. This is the anti-Q&A - a freewheeling, sometimes irreverent (don't you hate the word irreverent) conversation that covers everything from r'n'b to writing to books to zombies. Subaltern: persons socially, politically and geographically outside the hegemonic power structure.
 
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Better Than The Movie
Monthly
 
Better Than the Movie is a community for people who love reading, books, book news and issues related to literature and popular culture. Our goal is to review and discuss book themes with passion and an open mind. We want to encourage readers to look beyond the Best Sellers lists and discover new voices and stories.
 
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Scottish Poetry Library Podcast
Monthly
 
Monthly podcasts from the Scottish Poetry Library, hosted by Colin Waters.
 
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They Named Us Lancelot and Tara – Lancelot :: On Fiction, Mythology, and Bedtime
 
A blog by Lance Schaubert about fiction, mythology, nonconformists, and free readings of bedtime stories that will help you and your child sleep.
 
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YA Today Podcast - YA Today Podcast
 
Summary and musings on Young Adult Lit from a grown woman
 
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The Kingcast
Monthly+
 
An exploration of the works and worlds of writer Stephen King.
 
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PennSound Podcasts
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PennSound Podcasts are hosted by PennSound's co-director, Al Filreis. PennSound was created in 2003 in order to produce new audio recordings and to preserving existing audio archives of poets reading their own work and discussing poetry and poetics - and to make these available to everyone through free downloadable sound files. PennSound is a project of the Center for Programs in Contemporary Writing at the University of Pennsylvania
 
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Billionaire Book Club
Weekly
 
There's a lot of great books out there but only so many hours in a day (experts believe there are between 22-27 hours in a a day). You just haven't got time to read all the books you want to - wouldn't it be great if someone could do it for you? Look no further. Each week, Mike Langley will read a book recommended by his guest and then have a conversation about it. Feel like you've read a new book without all that pesky reading! New episodes every Sunday!
 
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Firewords Podcast
Monthly
 
Firewords is a creative writing podcast run by the editors of Firewords literary magazine. Our aim is to help writers improve their craft and chances of publication.
 
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WMFA
Monthly+
 
A podcast where writers talk writing.
 
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RTHK:The MAN HK International Literary Festival 2008
 
The 2008 Literary Festival drew some of the biggest names in modern writing to Hong Kong for an intense programme of talks, workshops, readings and literary lunches.
 
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Diva's House Featuring: *Literary Diva*
 
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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Finally Palpable
Weekly
 
The stories that have lived in my head adventuring into reality
 
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Storyological
Monthly+
 
A podcast in which two writers chat about two short stories while drinking cocktails and sometimes accidentally chatting about other things.
 
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Modern Poetry in Translation
Rare
 
Podcast by Modern Poetry in Translation Magazine
 
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Queering Little Women
Rare
 
Queering Little Women takes you chapter by chapter through a queer and trans reading of Lou Alcott's classic, Little Women.
 
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RTHK:The MAN HK International Literary Festival 2008
 
The 2008 Literary Festival drew some of the biggest names in modern writing to Hong Kong for an intense programme of talks, workshops, readings and literary lunches.
 
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The Hong Kong International Literary Festival 2013
 
RTHK Radio 3 is proud to be a media partner of The Hong Kong International Literary Festival 2013. Our presenters Noreen Mir and Reenita Malhotra Hora will be talking to authors from around the world about their writings and works. You also can hear highlights of some literary events and talks throughout the 11-day festival in our Bookmarks book website. Enjoy Reading! Happy Listening!
 
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RTHK: HK Literary Festival 2012
 
The Hong Kong International Literary Festival 2012 starts on 5 October. RTHK Radio 3 is proud to be a media partner once again. Over the nine days of the Festival, we'll be talking to many of the writers taking part, and moderating some of the events, and featuring everything we do on our Bookmarks book website.
 
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RTHK:The Man Hong Kong International Literary Festival 2010
 
 
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RTHK:The MAN HK International Literary Festival 2009
 
RTHK Radio 3 is the Radio Partner for the Festival, and will interview many of the authors who have participated in. Here are full versions, which only available in here. Listen to streaming versions or download to the portable devices at your leisure.
 
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SnarkNotes
Monthly
 
A classic "Keli-Alice mess around" where literary analysis meets pop culture references with a side of snark and a bottle of wine
 
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Lyric Life
Monthly
 
Mark Scarbrough hosts Lyric Life and devotes each podcast to one lyric poem--reading it, exploring it, softly searching for its meaning, all before putting it back together for one last read. You may have read some of these poems in college. Or you may know nothing about poetry. No matter, come share a passion for lyric poetry.
 
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Compulsive Reader talks
Rare
 
Compulsive Reader's author interviews, book chat, literary discussions, readings and more. It's an audio haven for book lovers! Recent and upcoming guests include Terry Denton, Marion Halligan, Sir Ken Robinson, Emily Ballou, Sofie Laguna, Matthew Riley, John Banville, Felicity Plunkett, Mark Coker, Peter Bowerman, Eric Maisel, Ramona Koval, Tim Flannery, Carl Zimmer, Gail Jones, Jane Smiley, Frank Delaney, Ben Okri, and many more.
 
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Literary Speaking
Monthly+
 
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 ...
 
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Thaddeus Ellenburg's Casual Friday
 
Finish the work week in all-out hysterics with short stories written and read by Thaddeus Ellenburg. Released every first and third Friday of the month.
 
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Gutenberg Generator
Monthly
 
Gutenberg Generator is a bi-weekly podcast hosted by Prof Tumblebuns (@proftumblebuns) and Weaselbility (@weaselbility). Our two dashing hosts use online generators to create a concept, title, and synopsis for a book. Are you ready to get random? Our theme song is Fungal Funk by Danny Baronowsky from the Crypt of The Necrodancer OST Donate to the show!: ko-fi.com/proftumblebuns
 
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RTHK:The MAN HK International Literary Festival 2009
 
RTHK Radio 3 is the Radio Partner for the Festival, and will interview many of the authors who have participated in. Here are full versions, which only available in here. Listen to streaming versions or download to the portable devices at your leisure.
 
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Learn about Kalonji and how he started this amazing collective. The Flight of Arts is this weekend! The four-day event will feature several workshops and exhibitions for visual, performing, literary, culinary and cultural arts. All events and activities will be hosted at different venues in and around downtown Montgomery to raise public awarene ...…
 
You know what's art? Limericks. Stephen, Cameron, and Zachary learn this lesson through a teamwork exercise that had them hesitantly rhyming words until true inspiration possessed their earthly bones with an electric air of compromised meter. Now they're best friends. But yeah, speaking of being possessed, Spooktober rises from the grave once m ...…
 
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Sermons – St. Brendan's Anglican Church
 
Chesterton and Joy Pentecost 19A Rev. Doug Floyd (Here are a Chesterton resources at this link.) G. K. Chesterton has a collection of odd stories, one of which is about a man who lives on a gray farm. One morning he wakes up and he tells his wife and children sitting around the table, “Ma’am, thank you for your hospitality, but I’ve been here l ...…
 
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Lifestyle Overnight with David Prior
 
Australia’s largest performing writer’s program, Word Travels’ Story-Fest returns on 13-15 October to Sydney, with three jam-packed days of poetry slams, forums, and live literary mayhem. Story-Fest is partnering with the Government of Canada, to bring renowned Canadian slam king Ian Keteku to Sydney Opera House for theAustralian Poetry Slam – ...…
 
This week, Larry and BQ honor San Francisco’s biggest (and liveliest) literary festival, Litquake, by focusing this guest-free episode on literary readings: what makes them succeed (or not!), how they build community and why writers -- and aspiring writers -- should attend as many readings as they can. As a bonus, BQ shares her tips for readers ...…
 
Hotchkiss Library of Sharon Gala/Auction The 10th Annual Gala /Auction of the Hotchkiss Library of Sharon will be held on October 14 (5:30 – 7:30) at the Sharon Country Club. It will feature a live and silent auction of art, wine and experiences. In addition to bidding on wonderful items (for example, have your portrait painted, your grandchild ...…
 
Let's explore the art of intricate noise! Please join our special guests, fellow Afternoon Poet/Wordsmith, Clark Holtzman and jazz drummer, David Shore for an effervescent episode comprised of tantalizing jazz meshed and mated with words. Clark and David commenced collaborating this past spring, arranging poetry to syncopated jazz rhythms. The ...…
 
The Frostburg State University Center for Literary Arts, in partnership with the Allegany County Library System, is excited to announce that the eleventh annual Western Maryland Indie Lit Festival is scheduled for Oct. 13 & 14 on Main Street in Frostburg. The event brings together editors and publishers with writers and educators of the local c ...…
 
It’s Wordstock season in Portland, the time of year when book lovers extrovert for a day, leave the safety of their reading nooks to gather around authors all over the park blocks in downtown Portland. Amanda Bullock, Director of Public Programs at Literary Arts, joined us to talk about what goes into putting on this major holiday for book love ...…
 
On the eve of Litquake, San Francisco's renowned literary arts festival, co-founder Jack Boulware joins the GrottoPod to talk about his life in the literary scene. Boulware is also the co-founder of the legendary comedy magazine The Nose, the author of several books, including San Francisco Bizarro, a local bon vivant and a native Montanan. Joi ...…
 
Need a book recommendation for a young, out-of-work, or fledgling wild-card on your Christmas list? Or some words of wisdom to pump up your own bookshelf? We got you. MONEY compiled a reading list of the books several CEOs, COOs and company founders say changed the trajectory of their lives. Some are tried and true career inspirations like The ...…
 
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First Draft: A Dialogue on Writing
 
Josh Weil is the author of the novel The Great Glass Sea and the novella collection The New Valley, both New York Times Editor’s Choices. A Fulbright Fellow and National Book Foundation 5-under-35 honoree, he has been awarded the Dayton Literary Peace Prize, the Sue Kaufman Prize from The American Academy of Arts and Letters, the GrubStreet Nat ...…
 
On this Friday’s on Beyond Spin: We talk briefly about health care, because it continues to piss me off. We’re on day 193 with no Dean Heller sightings. One imagines him in his grimy underwear, hiding under his bed, too afraid to talk to me on the Radio, perhaps was abducted by Pennywise the Clown. My guest following the politics is Chris Coake ...…
 
Joshua Scodel is Helen A. Regenstein Professor of English and Comparative Literature at The University of Chicago. His research focuses on early modern English literature in relation to classical literature and philosophy, and to intellectual, cultural and political history. He is the author of The English Poetic Epitaph: Commemoration and Conf ...…
 
Listen to this post: You can download the MP3 file, subscribe in iTunes, or listen with Stitcher. Simple versus complex language My wife is in a master of liberal arts program at Stanford. When she writes an essay, she asks me to read it and provide feedback. Every time I review an academic essay, it reminds me of the stark differences in langu ...…
 
Episode Date: September 17, 2017Episode: 37Produced by: NSAAInterviewer: Stuart CantonGuest: Jason ShapiroBio: Jason Stephen Shapiro hails from a background in theater, photography, radio, and blazing trails through forests with reckless abandon and breathing life into classic cars before letting them die a purposeless death. Jason thinks he ca ...…
 
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Out of Our Minds on KKUP
 
Sokunthary was born in a refugee camp in Thailand shortly after her parents fled Cambodia after the fall of the Khmer Rouge regime. She grew up in the Bronx, NY. She is poetry editor for Newtown Literary, a founding member and Board President of the Cambodian American Literary Arts Association (CALAA), an adjunct lecturer at the City College of ...…
 
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Parlando - Where Music and Words Meet
 
Today’s audio piece is another by Christina Rossetti, connected through family with the Victorian art and literary movement that called itself the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood. In their painting and artwork, the Pre-Raphaelites often appeal to me. The paintings sometimes have a stunning, oversaturated palette; and they are fond of symbolic and es ...…
 
The former Slate staffer, ultimate data/word nerd, and acclaimed author of Nabokov’s Favorite Word Is Mauve, Ben Blatt, dropped in this week to talk about crunching the numbers of classic and modern literature, debunking famous writerly wisdom, and how prolific writers establish their literary fingerprints. Rainmaker.FM is Brought to You By Dis ...…
 
Simon and Kassia interview literary agent Patrick Walsh, who runs PEW Literary in London and formerly co-founded Conville & Walsh. They discuss the complexities journalists can face moving into book writing, the art of the nonfiction proposal, the expansion of the Chinese market and the thrill of the deal.http://www.pewliterary.com/You can find ...…
 
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Parlando - Where Music and Words Meet
 
A while back here there were several episodes where we discussed songwriters as literary figures, using the springboard of Bob Dylan getting the Nobel Prize for Literature. Dylan was the third songwriter to receive this award, preceded by William Butler Yeats and Rabindranath Tagore. But the Nobel prize is not really all that old, and the idea ...…
 
Oak City Move 19: Windhover Literary and Arts Magazine Sara and Jenaye discuss poetry, self publishing, print media’s relevance, and more with Windhover editor-in-chief C Phillips. Listen here.
 
Rita Mae Reese has climbed through many different jobs and paths to get to Madison. She grew up in beautiful West Virginia, and often draws from her roots in her poetry. Her path led her to work up the ranks for a lesbian press down in Florida, earning a Bachelor’s at Florida State University, moving to Madison to complete her MFA. Reese’s seco ...…
 
Carrie Lorig is a poet and essayist. She is the author of The Pulp vs. The Throne, published by Artifice Books. She has published several chapbooks including The Book of Repulsive Women (Essay Press), Reading as a Wildflower Activist (H_NGM_N), and NODS (Magic Helicopter Press). Essays can be found at Entropy, VIDA: Women in Literary Arts, Fanz ...…
 
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Podcast – Mark Dawson's Self Publishing Formula
 
The paradigm shifts in publishing have opened doors for authors. And sometimes caused challenges for those authors who have lost rights to a trad publisher and now want them back. Orna Ross, Founder and Director of the Alliance of Independent Authors, talks to James about these issues, how authors can approach getting lost rights back, what it ...…
 
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The Path To Profit Podcast
 
Tony Wilkins returns to the Path to Profit Podcast for another fun talk about Creativity, Service, and Business. Tony is a great example of someone who knows how to integrate his creative skills with his business acumen, and that is all wrapped up in a service-first attitude towards networking. There are some great takeaways from this episode, ...…
 
Read by the author. A mind-expanding, deeply humane tour of language(s) - and those who speak, study, and invent them - by the bestselling author of Born on a Blue Day and Thinking in Numbers.Is vocabulary destiny? Why do clocks 'talk' to the Nahua people of Mexico? Will A.I. researchers ever produce true human-machine dialogue? In this mesmeri ...…
 
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Shakespeare's Shadows
 
featuring interviews with actors André Martin and Brian Grey and State University of New York at New Paltz professor Martine Kei Green-Rogers In Romeo and Juliet, Mercutio becomes the tipping point that turns this tale of two star-crossed lovers from a romantic comedy to a tragedy. Episode 11 delves into what kind of friend Mercutio is to Romeo ...…
 
Fred Bailey grew up blind on a farm in Gallatin, Tennessee — except he didn’t actually know he was blind at first. Through a run in with a teacher, a visit to a doctor, and a confrontation with his father, he learned how to find strength in his limitations. And now he strives to pass on a similar tenacity to children through his after-school pr ...…
 
Host Cyd Oppenheimer talks with author Allegra Goodman about the challenges of articulating the visual, about what fiction and video games have in common (and how they differ), and about why she believes art continues to be important ("people are interested, these days, in which lives matter... a novel validates individual lives").Nina is a hig ...…
 
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Appalachian Gaming Professors
 
In the second part of our three week sequence on character relationships in post-apocalyptic narratives, we discuss Cormac McCarthy’s 2006 novel The Road. Before diving into McCarthy, we discuss the media we encountered this week, ranging from The Epic of Gilgamesh to Grand Theft Auto V character roleplay. We then discuss McCarthy’s body of wor ...…
 
On today’s program WordTemple host Katherine Hastings revisits interviews and readings with three poets — John Hart, Fred Ostrander and Bob Hicok. Poet and environmental journalist John Hart is the author of The Climbers (Pitt Poetry Series) and, most recently and to be included in a future program, Storm Camp. He is the winner of the James D. ...…
 
Today I’m talking with Australian author John Birmingham about his journey from the dizzying heights of the traditional publishing scene, to deciding to go indie and hybrid and his insights into how the publishing industry has changed. It’s an honest and really fascinating interview. In the intro, I talk about how we can deal with the political ...…
 
John W. Love Jr. is a surreal apparition of a being who creates multi-sensory experiences that invite participants into a world of Yes. He is an interdisciplinary literary and performance artist. His work is as "deliciously complex, circuitous, textual, and contextual as his own nappy hair." He tells stories that are earthen and fantastical. Hi ...…
 
Or, They Went Out of Their Way Before we get started, the Retrobots, at least one of them, goes a little berserk over a small disagreement Nathan had over our last episode. I invited him to expand on that matter, plus a few other items that came up in the two previous solo episodes. Thanks to our unruly Retrobot, those responses will have to wa ...…
 
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