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

In this week’s episode, I talk with Vanessa Blakeslee about E. L. Doctorow's Creationists.


I'll be appearing at 

Direct download: The_Drunken_Odyssey_Episode_248.mp3
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This week’s episode is an eclectic mix of poetry, fiction, and an interview on the subject of the American presidency. This show features Jennifer Berne, Shawn McKee, Karen Best, Christopher Booth, Jeremy DaCruz, & Lauren Camp.


On Monday, February 27 at 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM, at Bookmark It in The Lovely, Vanessa Blakeslee will lead a discussion of Sinclair Lewis's It Can't Happen Here.


Direct download: The_Drunken_Odyssey_Episode_247.mp3
Category:Arts/Culture/Writing -- posted at: 12:07am EDT


This week features our 5th annual Erotic Poetry Night, featuring...

  • Naomi Butterfield
  • Ephraim Scott Sommers
  • Diane Turgeon Richardson
  • Wilson Santos
  • Stephanie Rizzo
  • Brian Downes
  • Rachel Kolman
  • Lisa Roney
  • Madison Strake Bernath
  • & your host, John King.
Direct download: The_Drunken_Odyssey_Episode_246.mp3
Category:Arts/Culture/Writing -- posted at: 11:52pm EDT

In this week’s episode, I talk to the novelist and memoirist Tom McAllister about structuring long-form fiction, the mystery of love, the addictive horrors of football, and other important matters.



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Follow Bookmark It on Facebook to learn more about Brave New Book Club, which is led  by Vanessa Blakeslee.


Direct download: The_Drunken_Odyssey_Episode_245.mp3
Category:Arts/Culture/Writing -- posted at: 10:35pm EDT