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

In this week’s episode, I talk with the poet Abraham Smith about his latest release, the book-length work, Destruction of Man.

Abraham Smith



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In this week’s episode, I talk with Vanessa Blakeslee about short story writing over the long haul, and about her brand new book, Perfect Conditions.

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Plus James Chapin writes about how the King James Bible changed his life.

James Chapin



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In this week’s episode, I chat with the classicist and translator, Emily Wilson, whose translation of the Odyssey feels both superbly magical and contemporary.

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The Odyssey


Check out this new funky, psychedelic audio soundscape project featuring Brian Turner, Ilyse Kusnetz, and Jared Silvia, among others.

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In this week’s episode, I chat with the actor Sean Pratt, who is approaching his 1,000th audiobook reading. We talk about breaking into voice work, how to read non-fiction, the audiobook of Infinite Jest, and many other things.

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Check out Sean's websiteto learn about his voice coaching and webinars.

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