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

On today’s show, I speak with creative non-fiction writer Melanie Farmer about memoir, Brazilian jiu jitsu, the relationship between one's family and one's public, the Hurtson-Wright prize, and other matters to interest.

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Category:Arts/Culture/Writing -- posted at: 3:24pm EDT

On today’s show, Chelsea Alice interviews Ian Patterson, who translated Finding Lost Time, the final volume of Penguin’s new edition of Proust’s novel cycle, In Search of Lost Time.

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Category:Arts/Culture/Writing -- posted at: 4:00am EDT

This week, I speak with Samantha Nickerson and I discuss the themes of friendship, relationships, depression, and death, and the craft of Kathleen Alcott in creating stories that are difficult to put down in the new short story collection, Emergency.

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Category:Arts/Culture/Writing -- posted at: 4:37pm EDT

This week, I speak with game designer Michael Merriam about the mysterious, recent addition to the world of Doomology that is the Myhouse.wad, a retro-fitted narrative freak out to one of the earliest first person shooters in video game history.

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Category:Arts/Culture/Writing -- posted at: 1:38pm EDT