Best literary arts podcasts we could find (Updated May 2018)
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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 ...
 
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!
 
Illuminating conversation about books and reading
 
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.
 
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
Weekly
 
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.
 
Monthly podcasts from the Scottish Poetry Library, hosted by Colin Waters.
 
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
 
Max Booth III and Lori Michelle ridicule and laud the massive bibliography of our lord and savior, Stephen King. Sometimes with special guests!
 
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.
 
Chris and Emily discuss books and literary adventures
 
free public domain audiobooks
 
Information about the craft and business of writing. Interviews with authors discussing their books, and how they published and are marketing them.
 
UNUSUAL FILMS, GAMES, AUDIO, STORIES, and TAROT READINGS
 
James Sheldrake, jack of all literary trades, attempts to say something valuable about each of Shakespeare's plays in handy 15-minute instalments.
 
Hear all the latest book previews, author interviews and audiobook extracts from Hodder & Stoughton.
 
Two Catholics talking about books, movies and traces of "the One Reality" they find below the surface.
 
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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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The Bookstore
Weekly
 
It's like a book club, but we actually read the book. Join hosts Becca and Corinne as they recreate their days working and hanging out at their local independent book store.
 
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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Book Talk
Monthly
 
We find great books, talk to their authors, have interesting conversations about them.
 
illuminating conversation about books and reading
 
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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.
 
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.
 
Queering Little Women takes you chapter by chapter through a queer and trans reading of Lou Alcott's classic, Little Women.
 
A blog by Lance Schaubert about fiction, mythology, nonconformists, and free readings of bedtime stories that will help you and your child sleep.
 
Monthly podcasts from the Scottish Poetry Library, hosted by Colin Waters.
 
A Brief Conversation with My Hair is a collection of short literary humor pieces that have been previously featured on such websites at McSweeney's, Yankee Pot Roast, The Big Jewel, Opium Magazine, and The Science Creative Quarterly. Some of the titles (which may give you an idea of the content) are: "The Calls of Cthulu", "All I Need to Learn, I Learned From Kindergarten Cop", "Diary of a Grocery Cart", "Dionysus: Party Clown", and "A Brief Conversation with My Hair". The forty-plus pieces ...
 
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!
 
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Storyological
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Storyological is a podcast in love with stories. Every episode, writers E.G. Cosh and Chris Kammerud choose a pair of short stories and discuss something of how they work and why they matter and what they might teach us about life, the universe, and everything.
 
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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WMFA
Monthly
 
A podcast where writers talk writing.
 
Summary and musings on Young Adult Lit from a grown woman
 
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 ...
 
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! Reach out to Mike at mikelangleycome ...
 
Podcast by Modern Poetry in Translation Magazine
 
Radio morning show host Lee Garrett doesn’t know why someone is trying to kill him. The suspects are many and he’s frighteningly vulnerable. With his world coming apart, Garrett has to find a way to stop his attackers before his next show becomes his last.
 
Culture Night Readings at Dublin City Public Libraries
 
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Wanda's Picks
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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 ...
 
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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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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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 ...
 
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 ...
 
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!
 
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.
 
Literally, Katrina is a bi-weekly podcast series highlighting local authors and cool reads. Tune in for book reviews, author interviews, and literary news.
 
A twenty-first century conversation
 
Finish the work week in all-out hysterics with short stories written and read by Thaddeus Ellenburg. Released twice-monthly on Fridays.
 
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.
 
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.
 
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1) Get your bookworm on at the Franschhoek literary festival 2) Go watch “Like Hamlet” 3) Delight the senses at Nuy Valley Feastival 4) Achieve inner peace with day of yoga, sound therapy & literature 5) See award-winning international art at Christopher Reid Exhibition
 
Aay Preston-Myint has worked diligently for many years to build his thriving fine-art practice, but he's also devoted a tremendous amount of energy to collaborative projects that have improved the quality of life in Chicago for his fellow makers, and queer artists in particular. As one of the founding organizers of Chances, a series of dance pa ...…
 
Join us in SILVERLAKE tomorrow night! On this episode, Vicki and Andrew chat with fellow member of NEXT at the Braid, Daphna Shull (see bio below) before Monday night’s performance at the Braid in Santa Monica of this year’s NEXT salon, Guilty Parties. They talk about their work together on the council, all the different areas that Daphna contr ...…
 
Here’s In Case You Missed It for Sunday May 13, 2018 The West Coast Book Prize Society announced that The Nameless City: The Stone Heart by Faith Erin Hicks won the Christie Harris Illustrated Children’s Literature Prize https://bcbookprizes.ca/winners-finalists/2018-winners-finalists/ Boom Studios announced Black Badge a new monthly series wil ...…
 
With only one month until Flower City Comic Con 2018, the gang has decided to share with you their favorite episodes from the past year! In host Billy's pick, he ask the question - Poetry? Do nerds do poetry? You’d be surprised what’s out there! Join the Monkey Business crew as they delve into a sometimes maligned, sometimes misunderstood liter ...…
 
Joining us is a guest, blogger, podcaster, and paster from the left coast of America, Doug McCoy. Keith has a few topics to guide our Meet the Hosts segment, and with a potentially long show, we get started with some Random topics. Meet the Hosts We all have been doing some measure of sermon preparation lately. With some serious things happenin ...…
 
World affairs are looking brighter with the apparent softening of attitudes between the two Koreas, but should we be celebrating already? Locally, our banks and financial institutions are facing detailed scrutiny, and we are not sure where this will end, either. Time will tell. We note that some major catastrophes are made by natural causes; ot ...…
 
As a peace activist, biographer, and lover of silence, author Jim Forest's deep humility and sincere way of being reveal to us much about listening, truly seeing, and deeply caring for our fellow human beings."The day starts in silence... and silence normally — not always, but normally — opens the door to prayer, so prayer and silence are very ...…
 
This episode features acclaimed chef and food writer Ruth Reichl as she discusses her rise to fame, the intersection of food and storytelling, and the future of fine dining. Reichl deftly illustrates her own trajectory through the food world, beginning in the Berkeley, CA culinary revolution of the 1970s, through her time as a disguise-donning ...…
 
Meghan Beals hosts this theatre podcast, a deep dive into the themes and production elements of a new production in Chicago. This episode looks at The Cake, by Bekah Brunstetter, produced by Rivendell Theatre Ensemble (closes May 20, 2018). THE PLAY:Jen lives in New York but has always dreamed of getting married in her small North Carolina home ...…
 
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 ...…
 
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 ...…
 
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 ...…
 
Sinéad Crowley, Arts and Media Correspondent, discusses the authors shortlisted for this year's Dublin Literary Award
 
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, ...…
 
Brussels, is not just our home, it's the "Capital of Europe", the capital of Belgium and one of Europe's most multicultural cities. It's also one of its most complex. We wanted to explore this fasicating city be uncovering the many layers of communities, organisations and interests that overlap. Breaking Brussels: Diversity, Identity & Belongin ...…
 
Katrina Coles connects us with the Paris School of Arts & Culture. She speaks with Alice Halliwell, president of the Paris Society and Eliza Burmistre, editor of Le Menteur, their literary journal. They are planning a conference in June and requests are out now for paper submissions! https://revolutionsmafest.wixsite.com/revolutions Paris Socie ...…
 
Grab your hellhound and don't forget to load your gun with silver bullets, because this week Scott's talking with author and martial artist Orlando Sanchez about his series of urban fantasy novels involving an immortal detective and his British mage best friend! They discuss the origins of the series, Orlando's writing process, and even get int ...…
 
https://proseandcons.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/Ep.-16-FULL-podcast-vers_mixdown_01.mp3 Phil and Bill are two fine fellows. They are also extremely talented Middle Grade and Young Adult authors! Phil Hilliker has been a successful freelance illustrator for sixteen years. After working so closely with many different authors, Phil started thi ...…
 
Episode Notes Rosalie Morales Kearns, author of Kingdom of Women and publisher of Shade Mountain Press, explains the delicate balance of being a writer/publisher what it costs to run a small press, and the indelible impression that Toni Morrison leaves on everyone. Website: https://rosaliemoraleskearns.wordpress.com Twitter: @RMoralesKearns Res ...…
 
Gary Lachman’s ‘In Search of P.D. Ouspensky’: Gurdjieff manipulating different sides of Ouspensky; Ouspensky giving up on the ‘work’, saying ‘there is no system’; Gurdjieff reworking Ouspensky’s ideas, parallels in Strieber; Strieber’s concept of viewing human life ‘outside of time’, time having a shape, taken directly from Ouspensky; Strieber ...…
 
This week, your hosts talk about some stuff they're doing, loving Spotify, some Echo podcast-listening tips, the attraction of Google Drive, some thoughts on backup strategies, getting swole, the joys of rock tumbler ownership, scary times in Austin, weird iMac problems, some more thoughts on backup strategies, Merlin's obsession with drumming ...…
 
In Episode 1 of the podcast Sacred & Profane Love, philosopher Jennifer A. Frey has a conversation with the Thomist theologian, Father Thomas Joseph White, O.P., about Aquinas on grace and charity, and how Thomistic concepts of grace and charity operate in the short stories of Flannery O’Connor. The episode covers themes of grace, redemption, t ...…
 
This episode of The Archive Project features great American author Philip Roth reading from his 1991 memoir Patrimony: A True Story. Patrimony is a true story about the relationship between a father and a son. In this masterful and tender memoir, Philip Roth watches as his 86-year-old father, famous for his vigor, his charm, and his skill as a ...…
 
This episode of The Archive Project features great American author Philip Roth reading from his 1991 memoir Patrimony: A True Story. Patrimony is a true story about the relationship between a father and a son. In this masterful and tender memoir, Philip Roth watches as his 86-year-old father, famous for his vigor, his charm, and his skill as a ...…
 
Jeannie and Adam discuss the shifting landscape of storytelling in journalism with L.A. Times VP of Strategy and Development Clint Schaff. The L.A. Times and the shifting landscape of storytelling in journalism Today’s consumer demands high quality content, delivered where they want it, when they want it, and with context that suits their perso ...…
 
Australian Comic Arts Festival ~ Q&A Panel discussing the film and comic book industries, genre, tropes, how to get projects considered for film/submission, materials, who to talk to, budgets, a few of the stories he has/is making for film, project/story management/development, tag lines & pitching, finding the right people for the right projec ...…
 
Startup FoCo Podcast Episode 02 Artup Week and Music Tracks Podcasting from Fort Collins Colorado, this is the StartupFoCo podcast episode 2. I am your host Vanessa Pagan, gearing up for the 2018 Techstars Startup Week Fort Collins. In this pre-event episode, we have 6 guests from the Artup Week and Music tracks of Fort Collins ranging the gamu ...…
 
( English) Radha (Rādhā), also called Radhika, Radharani, and Radhe, is a Hindu goddess popular in the Vaishnavism tradition. She is a milkmaid (gopi), the lover and the most represented companion of the Hindu god Krishna in the medieval era texts. She is also a part of Shaktism – the Hindu goddess tradition, and considered an avatar of Lakshmi ...…
 
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