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

On this week’s show, I present my interview with Sharon Olds,


and my interview with Robert Pinsky,

Robert Pinsky

plus I share Robert Pinsky and Laurence Hobgood's performance of Creole.

Hobgood and Pinsky


stags leap

Singing School

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I am in the running for the "Best of 2013" show of Jesse Bradley's reading series, There Will be Words. The current poll is here until midnight, January 6.

The Drunken Odyssey now has a youtube channel.

In the New York Times's Bit blog, David Steitfield has wrung his hands about the analytics coming out of subscription services for ebook libraries. There is a nice still photo of Keria Knightly from the film of Pride and Prejudice.

Amiri Baraka seems to be recovering after his hospital visit last week, according to The New York Daily News.

The Heaven of Animals, the forthcoming collection from friend-of-the-show David James Poissant (my co-host of the mailbag episodes), is available for pre-order. Please support the launch of this stellar story collection.

The Heaven of Animals

Direct download: The_Drunken_Odyssey_Episode_79.mp3
Category:Arts/Culture/Writing -- posted at: 10:47pm EDT