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

In this week’s episode, I interview Teege Braune,

Teege at Grand Floridian

who reads short story, "Top Takes a Top," which just appeared in Bridge Eight.


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Scott McCloud and Cory Doctorow: A Conversation is now available on TDO's youtube channel.

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In this week’s episode, I interview Cory Doctorow

Cory Doctorow

and Amy Hempel,

Amy Hempel

plus Shawn McKee reads his personal essay, "A Confession."

Shawn McKee


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In this week’s episode, I interview Mary Karr,

Mary Karr

and share her talk at Miami Book Fair International 2015, plus I share a Miami Bookfair Event I was in,

Tiffany Razzano's Saved by the Sunshine State.

Tiffany Razzano
Tiffany Razzano ruling over The Swamp!


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In this week’s episode, I interview fiction writer Elizabeth McCracken,


and share her reading at Miami Book Fair International 2015,

Elizabeth McCracken Reading

plus Dallas Woodburn reads her personal essay, "First, Please Yourself."

Dallas Woodburn


David Henry Hwang is apparently going to be okay after being seriously attacked with a knife in Brooklyn.

Special thanks to Lisa Martens, Don Royster, and Racquel Henry for sharing their impressions of NANOWRIMOing.


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