Future Fables

'Sleep is All Hers' by Mieko Kawakami

Mieko Kawakami s Future Fable invites us to reconsider common fears while underlining the preciousness of friendship Mieko Kawakami was recently shortlisted for the International Booker Prize for her novel...

Just the Right Book with Roxanne Coady

Why Is Samuel Adams the Forgotten Founding Father?

Thomas Jefferson considered Samuel Adams the earliest most active and most persevering of the revolution Yet when we think of the founders his name is often missing submerged by other...

Tor Presents: Voyage Into Genre

Regina Kanyu Wang / Sheree Renée Thomas & Oghenechovwe Donald Ekpeki

For the last episode of this season it's time to think about collections -- story collections Even more specifically multi-author anthologies of new or new-to-the-readership work So let's take a...

The Maris Review

Episode 183: Heather Radke

Heather Radke is an essayist journalist and contributing editor and reporter at Radiolab the Peabody Award -winning program from WNYC She has written for publications including The Believer Longreads and...

Literary Disco

Revisiting George Saunders

On today's episode we revisit a recent conversation with one favorite authors on the podcast George Saunders whose new story collection Liberation Day is out now This episode is brought...

Thresholds

Alyssa Songsiridej

Alyssa Songsiridej Little Rabbit chats with Jordan about moving to a new city the scary-freeing experience of being away from one's community and how letting a book out into the...

Keen On

Bob Blaisdell on When Chekhov Became Chekhov: How the Son of a Serf Became a Literary Genius

Hosted by Andrew Keen Keen On features conversations with some of the world s leading thinkers and writers about the economic political and technological issues being discussed in the news...

Behind the Mic with AudioFile Magazine

Interview with Robin Miles: 2022 Best History & Biography Audiobooks

Golden Voice narrator Robin Miles joins AudioFile s Robin Whitten to discuss her empathetic and moving narration of Zora Neale Hurston s YOU DON T KNOW US NEGROES Hear about...

Beyond the Page: The Best of the Sun Valley Writers’ Conference

Jennifer Egan: There's No Way Out From the Collective Consciousness

Welcome to Beyond the Page The Best of the Sun Valley Writers Conference Over the past years SVWC has become the gold standard of American literary festivals bringing together contemporary...

fiction/non/fiction

S6 Ep. 9: With the Ancestors: Buki Papillon on African Folklore and Wakanda Forever

Buki Papillon inaugural winner of the Maya Angelou Book Award in fiction joins hosts V V Ganeshananthan and Whitney Terrell to discuss African folklore s impact on popular culture They...

Storybound

Elizabeth McCracken reads her short story, "It's Not You"

Elizabeth McCracken reads her short story, "It's Not You," backed by an original Storybound remix with Moon Hound, and sound design and arrangement by Jude Brewer.

Reading Women

Ep. 122 | Farewell, Dear Listeners

In Reading Women s final episode Kendra and a very special guest reminisce about episodes across Reading Women s six seasons Things MentionedTeam PageBooks Mentioned Plum Pudding Murder by Joanne...

Open Form

Episode 52: Zakiya Dalila Harrison The Wiz

Welcome to Open Form a weekly film podcast hosted by award-winning writer Mychal Denzel Smith Each week a different author chooses a movie a movie they love a movie they...

Otherppl with Brad Listi

803. Allegra Hyde

Allegra Hyde is the author of the novel Eleutheria available from Vintage It is the official December pick of the TNB Book Club Hyde's debut story collection Of This New...

Writer Types

Lee & Andrew Child, Wanda M. Morris, William Boyle & Goodbye

Best selling authors Lee amp Andrew Child join Eric to talk about the latest Jack Reacher novel Better Off Dead Wanda M Morris discusses her debut novel All Her Little...

Audiobook Break with AudioFile Magazine

DRACULA Chapter 27

Today we conclude our season with Chapter of Bram Stoker s DRACULA read by narrator Gildart Jackson Listen to discover what is found in Dracula s castle if the friends...

So Many Damn Books

193: Ashley Hutson's (ONE'S COMPANY) & Lindsay Hill's SEA OF HOOKS

Ashley Hutson author of Christopher s favorite novel of One s Company drops into the Damn Library to discuss the joy of writing a novel based on a favorite sitcom...

First Draft: A Dialogue on Writing

First Draft - Morowa Yejidé

Morowa Yejid is a native of Washington DC is the author of the critically acclaimed novel Time of the Locust which was a finalist for the PEN Bellwether Prize long...

The Literary Life with Mitchell Kaplan

Quentin Tarantino on How He Never Intended to Write a Book of Film History

On today s episode of The Literary Life Mitchell Kaplan is joined by Quentin Tarantino to discuss his first work of nonfiction Cinema Speculation out now from Harper Quentin Tarantino...

WMFA

Enlarging People’s Perception of Sylvia Plath w. HEATHER CLARK

Heather Clark is the author of Red Comet The Short Life and Blazing Art of Sylvia Plath a Pulitzer Prize finalist now out in paperback from Knopf She and Courtney...

The NewberyTart Podcast

S8 E2: The Westing Game

In this episode, Marcy and Jennie discuss the 1979 Newbery Medal winner The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin. 

Unlikeable Female Characters

Episode 100: Bitches on the Internet

On this very special Unlikeable Female Characters Kristen Layne and Wendy say goodbye for now with a look back at their favorite episodes and what they ve learned in four...

Damian Barr's Literary Salon

BOOK OF THE WEEK: Cells by Gavin McCrea

It s our final Book of the Week episode of the season before we take a little break and return next year with more undiscovered gems But before we go...

Emergence Magazine Podcast

An Ecological Technology – a conversation with James Bridle

In this expansive interview writer artist and technologist James Bridle seeks to widen our thinking beyond humancentric ways of knowing In questioning our fundamental assumptions about intelligence they explore how...

Ursa Short Fiction

Nana Nkweti: ‘I Always Knew I Was Going to Write Stories’

On the Season One finale of Ursa Short Fiction co-hosts Deesha Philyaw and Dawnie Walton talk to Nana Nkweti author of the acclaimed short story collection Walking on Cowrie Shells...