The Outrider Podcast Interview 30 Troy James Weaver

May 11, 2015
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In today’s episode I talk with Troy James Weaver about some real inside the Wichita metro area stuff, but then we delve into all sorts of things: the problems with semi-autobiographical fiction, a writer’s education, sticking with the Russian guy, Black Cloud by Juliet Escoria, Crapalachia by Scott McClanahan the role of small presses, having […]

The Laboratory #2 with Stephen McClurg

May 4, 2015
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In this episode, Stephen McClurg and I discuss the different ways we approached last month’s exercise rules, and then share our results. This month’s exercise is derived from a method used by Ben Nyberg in his book One Great Way to Write Short Stories. It’s been out of print for quite a while, but you […]

Shoptalk #7 with Gavin Pate

April 13, 2015
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After some wrangling and fuzzy scheduling, it’s finally back on with a new guest. With episode 7 of Shoptalk I bring in Gavin Pate to chat with me about the day-to-day and year-to-year of being a writer in the world when you’re not famous or pushing a brand new book. This is the long haul […]

The Laboratory #1 with Stephen McClurg

April 6, 2015
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Trying something new in this episode. The Laboratory will appear on the first Monday of every month. In each episode, my co-host and I will discuss experimentation in literature (as well as many other things) and – this will be the laboratory part – we’ll assign ourselves a writing exercise each month. This month, it’s […]

The Outrider Podcast: Genre Wars with Jenn Zukowski

March 23, 2015
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Back in February, Kazuo Ishiguro made a comment in an NY Times article about him and his new novel, The Sleeping Giant, that made Ursula K. Le Guin upset enough to write an article defending the fantasy genre and reviewing Ishiguro’s book . . . unfavorably. I had read the Electric Literature article and shrugged. […]

The Outrider Podcast Episode 29 Lynn Sloan

March 9, 2015
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In this episode I talk with author Lynn Sloan about the ghettoization of writers, the assumption of quiet domesticity, the fact that old white men aren’t alone on top of the great mountain of literature, and her years as a photographer, including her time in New York working for a major magazine that made a […]

The Outrider Podcast Episode 28 Greg Michalson

February 23, 2015
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In this episode, I talk with Greg Michalson, editor and co-publisher of Unbridled Books about his partnership with Fred Ramey, Greg’s time at The Missouri Review, influences like William Peden and Thomas McAfee (a collection of work is coming out this spring), Booches bar, messing with Texas, and the difficult conflict between being an editor […]

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