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

On #529, I speak with fiction writer Kathryn Harlan about her debut collection, Fruiting Bodies.

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Category:Literature -- posted at: 4:00am EDT

On #528, Rachel Tillman and I discuss Conversations with Friends, Sally Rooney's debut novel.

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Category:Literature -- posted at: 11:29am EDT

In this week’s episode, I talk to Aaron Angello about his new book, The Fact of Memory: 114 Ruminations and Fabrications, the creative benefits of daily ritual, writing (cough) early in the morning, David Lynch, the mysteries of the word and, and ditching academic rules for the Muses.
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Category:Literature -- posted at: 1:00am EDT

In this week’s show, I speak with Rachael Tillman about the poetry and practice of Anne Sexton.

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Category:Literature -- posted at: 1:30am EDT

In #513, I talk to Jane-Rebecca Cannarella about genre bending & blending, illustrating literature, and the dialectics of Disney's The Little Mermaid.

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Category:Literature -- posted at: 7:56pm EDT

In this week’s show, I talk to Lan Samantha Chan about writing a novel over a long period of time, learning and teaching at the Iowa Writers Workshop, the value of writing communities, and balancing teaching, administrative work, and writing.

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Category:Literature -- posted at: 11:08am EDT

Sandra Lim talks about optimism, editing through the pile of a poem, letting oneself go in the current of the stream, and finding a grounding in the abstractions of mind and word.
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Category:Literature -- posted at: 3:11pm EDT

On today’s show, I discuss the power of Stephen Crane with novelist Paul Auster.

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Category:Literature -- posted at: 2:56pm EDT

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