The Drunken Odyssey with John King: A Podcast About the Writing Life

In this week’s episode, I talk to fiction writer Chad Anderson near the end of his residency at The Kerouac House here in Orlando, Florida. We spoke about the importance of memories, including lost ones, in the creation of our realities (and the fictions representing those realities), the complications of family, the glory of a long residency, and Washing DC as a writer's city.

[caption id="attachment_24050" align="alignnone" width="4288"]Chad Anderson Kerouac House 3Chad Anderson at The Kerouac House, photographed by John King.[/caption]

NOTES

Read Chad Anderson's Katherine Anne Porter Award winner, "Maidencane," here.

[caption id="attachment_24110" align="alignnone" width="4032"]Chad Greg Proops Me.jpgChad Anderson, Greg Proops, and moibackstage at the Hard Rock Live at Universal Studios, Orlando, in the apex of show business moments for your humble Drunken Odyssey.[/caption]

Check out Whose Live Anyway, in which the Whose Line is it Anyway cast improvs the hell out of a stage near your, probably, eventually.

Or Check out this farewell reading from Eleanor Matthews, the resident before Chad.

https://youtu.be/ODhjl3zHvRY

The application period for next year's Kerouac residents ends on March 10th. Apply here.

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Come hear me pontificate with some wiser writers than I am at AWP!

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Category:Arts/Culture/Writing -- posted at: 12:23am EST