Category Archives: News
I’ll be hosting this event in LA next week. Some great writers and poets will be reading their stuff. And music by The Urinals. The perfect way to kick off the LA Times Festival of Books weekend. Everybody’s welcome. If … Continue reading
Chicago Reader has recommended the podcast in its ‘Culture Vultures’ feature. Many kind thanks to Dmitry Samarov. …Listi interviews writers of every type—from Lesley Arfin, who wrote for the HBO show Girls, to literary lightning rod David Shields, to Bernie … Continue reading
San Diego City Beat has reviewed the podcast: What matters to Listi is insight and inspiration. He wants to know how they got their start as writers, what they were like in college, what obstacles they overcame. Listi doesn’t dance … Continue reading
Mira Gonzalez is the guest on Episode 133. It has come to my attention that her mother, Lora Norton, listened to the show and ‘live-tweeted’ the experience. Below is a sampling of Lora’s reaction to the episode, as captured on … Continue reading
A listener named David Quigg has posted a heartfelt and wonderfully written account of his struggles this past year, and how hearing Lauren Groff on this program, and then exchanging emails with her, helped him to arrive at some new … Continue reading
I’ve been interviewed by The Rumpus (thanks Leah Tallon!). An excerpt: The Rumpus: You get into some pretty personal shit sometimes. Do you think that’s part of the popularity of the podcast? Are people just really nosey? Listi: People love … Continue reading
I’ve been interviewed about the podcast over at Vol. 1 Brooklyn. (Thanks to Jon Reiss and Jason Diamond!) An excerpt… On August 29th, the Other People podcast will run its 100th episode. Host Brad Listi is an author and the … Continue reading
To celebrate the impending 100-episode mark, I’ve put together a mix-tape of songs related to the writing life over at Electric Literature. (Big thanks to Elissa Goldstein & Julia Jackson!) An excerpt: 7.) SONG TO LISTEN TO SHORTLY BEFORE GIVING … Continue reading
The New York Daily News has interviewed me about the podcast as it approaches 100 episodes. Special thanks to Sarah Langs!
The lovely Melissa Broder (my guest in Episode 58) has reviewed my tweets for the esteemed lit blog HTML GIANT. Big thanks, Melissa!