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

In this week’s episode, I talk to the memoirist, novelist, and journalist Marya Honrbacher,

Photo © Mark Trockman,
Photo © Mark Trockman (

plus J.J. Anselmi reads his personal essay, "Atrophy,"

JJ Anselmi

and I offer a tribute to the late Philip Levine.

philip-levineTEXTS DISCUSSED


WaitingRead Marya Hornbacher's wonderful Smithsonian profile of Oscar Peterson here.

Coming CloseNOTES

J.J. Anselmi's "Atrophy" first appeared online in Cleaver Magazine.

Rest in peace, Philip Levine.

Abe Chang with Phil Levine.

Read Aaron Belz's discussion of his correspondence with Philip Levine here.

Check out Orlando Shakes’ wonderfully colorful production of Merry Wives, which runs from February 4 to March 7, 2015.

Photo by Tony Firriolo.
Photo by Tony Firriolo.
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