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The podcast network that brings you conversation and inspiration from your favorite authors, editors and creators – giving you new perspectives on the world of books, culture and the arts.

The podcast network that brings you conversation and inspiration from your favorite authors, editors and creators – giving you new perspectives on the world of books, culture and the arts.
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The podcast network that brings you conversation and inspiration from your favorite authors, editors and creators – giving you new perspectives on the world of books, culture and the arts.

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English


Episodes

S2E17: Joe Hill

10/21/2019
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We get in the Halloween spirit with horror and sci-fi author Joe Hill, who’s thrilling short story collection FULL THROTTLE is on-sale now! Subscribe to the podcast here: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/harp%E2%80%A6nts/id806303320 Joe chats about how his family would record audiobooks for each other, that time his Dad let gross-out make-up legend Tom Savini babysit him on the set of Creepshow, what actually scares him, and more. Plus, Joe plays a gruesome edition of the Self-Awareness...

Duration:00:39:52

S2E16: Difficult Language (with Robin Miles)

10/7/2019
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We celebrate audiobooks with complex language by interviewing narrator Robin Miles about her experience reading the late Zora Neale Hurston’s Barracoon. We also pit the author of the upcoming The Gentleman’s Guide To Getting Lucky Mackenzi Lee against the book’s narrator Christian Coulson, in a game of forgotten phrases from 1700s England. Finally, we play a clip from LuLu Lam’s narration of Thanhha Lai’s Butterfly Yellow, which features heavy use of phonetics and literal language barriers...

Duration:00:40:46

S2E15: The Narrator Super Friends

9/24/2019
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Three fantastic audiobook narrators and real life friends, Graham Halstead, Saskia Maarleveld, and Brittany Pressley share their insight on getting into the world of professional audiobook narration. The Super Friends talk about tips and tricks to a good performance, how they broke into the business, and more! Subscribe to the podcast, here: podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/harp…nts/id806303320

Duration:00:37:00

S2E14: Kristen Meinzer

9/10/2019
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Host of "By The Book" and author of "So You Want To Start A Podcast," Kristen Meinzer joins the pod for an interview about the questions you need to ask when starting a podcast, why vocal fry is a myth, and how to perfect the midwestern accent. Then, stick around to hear Kristen narrate the opening minutes of her audiobook "So You Want To Start A Podcast." Subscribe to the podcast, here: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/harp%E2%80%A6nts/id806303320

Duration:00:37:48

S2E13: Puss In Boots (with Neil Fishman, Harvey Edelman, & Khristine Hvam)

8/26/2019
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The creative team behind PUSS IN BOOTS (Neil Fishman, Harvey Edelman, and Khristine Hvam) join the pod for an interview about the creative process, creating audiobook musicals like Puss In Boots, how to be a better singer, and more! Plus they take on the Harper Audio Presents Grab Bag! Then, stick around to hear a show-stopping number from the new audiobook musical PUSS IN BOOTS. Narrated by Jim Dale, and performed by a full cast. Subscribe to the podcast, here:...

Duration:00:35:20

S2E12: RWA Roundtable and Julia Quinn

8/12/2019
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Julia Quinn, author of the Bridgerton Series, joins the pod to talk about her M.O. as a writer of romance, her time as a contestant on The Weakest Link, and more! Plus she plays a round of the dreaded Self-Awareness Game. Then, it's a romance author roundtable featuring conversations about the craft with Charis Michaels, Alisha Rai, Megan Frampton, and Jennifer Ryan. Subscribe to the podcast, here: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/harper-audio-presents/id806303320

Duration:00:57:19

S2E11: Josh Gondelman

7/23/2019
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Josh Gondelman joins the show to talk about his new book of essays NICE TRY, what it's like to bomb on stage, the joys of 90s movie soundtracks, and much more. Subscribe to the podcast here: podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/harp…nts/id806303320 Enter the Kristen Meinzer Podcast Coaching Session Contest, Here: https://startapodcast.pgtb.me/65jXrh

Duration:00:53:55

S2E10: Four Letter Words

7/8/2019
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We take a look at books with “four letter words” and lots of asterisks in their titles, in the form of Listening Party and Word Nerd segments! Subscribe to the podcast here: podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/harp…nts/id806303320 Enter to WIN the Listening Party here: http://harperaudio.hc.com/julylisteningparty/ The Listening Party adds a new member and plays clips from five audiobooks including Everything Is F*cked and The Hidden Power of F*cking Up. Then, Fametta Sawyer returns with a brand...

Duration:00:44:24

S2E9: Science Fiction (with James S. Murray and Darren Wearmouth)

6/26/2019
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We explore new sci-fi titles and interview the authors of THE BRINK, James S. Murray and Darren Wearmouth! Subscribe to the podcast here: podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/harp…nts/id806303320 James S. Murray and Darren Wearmouth chat about the type of sci-fi they like, performing accents for the THE BRINK audiobook, how fame has changed the way Murr films Impractical Jokers, and more! Plus, they try to guess ridiculous sci-fi b-movie plots in a new game titled ‘WHY SCI-FI, WHY?” Then, it’s...

Duration:00:46:46

S2E8: One For the Fans (with Dorothea Benton Frank & Susan Mallery)

6/4/2019
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We interview two authors who know how to treat their fans, Dorothea Benton Frank and Susan Mallery! Subscribe to the podcast here: podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/harp…nts/id806303320 Dorothea Benton Frank chats with us from the “Dorothea Benton Frank Fanfest 2019,” about Low Country living and her latest novel Queen Bee. Then we chat with Susan Mallery about which pet is her favorite and her latest novel The Summer of Sunshine and Margot. Finally, we give you the first few minutes of the...

Duration:00:56:13

S2E7: Nexus (with Sasha Alsberg)

5/21/2019
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We interview Sasha Alsberg, co-author of Nexus. Subscribe to the podcast here: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/harper-audio-presents/id806303320 Lindsay Cummings and Sasha Alsberg follow their bestselling sci-fi space adventure Zenith with the final entry to their Androma Saga, Nexus. Sasha chats with us about the journey of writing with a partner, what’s on her author bucket list, and much more! Stick around for an extended excerpt from the audiobook version of Nexus.

Duration:00:47:36

S2E6: Life Becomes Art (with Juliet Grames and Catherine Chung)

5/5/2019
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Authors Juliet Grames (The Seven or Eight Deaths of Stella Fortuna) and Catherine Chung (The Tenth Muse) discuss infusing family history into their work, how pregnancy changed their writing, and more. Then they play a new game called Spoiler Alerts. Subscribe to the pod here: exit.sc/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fit…resents%2Fid806303320 We also introduce a new segment from producer Fametta Sawyer, called Word Nerd. Finally, we present you with clips from the audiobooks of The Seven or Eight Deaths of...

Duration:01:04:03

S2E5: All About Vinyl (with Nikki Giovanni)

4/22/2019
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The HarperAudio team has a LISTENING PARTY featuring audiobooks on vinyl, and you can play at home for a chance to win them all! See the official rules for how to enter, here: http://harperaudio.hc.com/apr19listeningparty/ Subscribe to the pod here: https://exit.sc/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fitunes.apple.com%2Fus%2Fpodcast%2Fharperaudio-presents%2Fid806303320 Then, we present an interview between American poet and author of the vinyl collection Love Poems, Nikki Giovanni and journalist Touré.

Duration:01:00:09

S2E4: Riverdish (with Ryan Bloomquist and Sam Gold)

4/9/2019
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It's a pod-crossover, as we chat with the authors of Riverdish, Ryan Bloomquist and Sam Gold! Subscribe to the pod here: itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/harpe…ents/id806303320 It's a book based on a podcast based on a tv show based on a comic strip. It sounds confusing, but it's actually just fun. Tyler chats with the infectious hosts and authors of Riverdish, Ryan Bloomquist and Sam Gold. Then, we play an early snippet of the upcoming audiobook edition of Riverdish.

Duration:00:45:59

S2E3: The Listening Party! (with Greg Iles)

3/22/2019
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We chat with author Greg Iles, and give our audience a chance to win free audiobooks in the Listening Party! Subscribe to the pod here: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/harperaudio-presents/id806303320 Then HarperAudio team members Beth and Nathan join to walk the listeners through our first at-home listening contest . We call it THE LISTENING PARTY, and you can see all the official rules of how to enter here: http://harperaudio.hc.com/mar19listeningparty/ Can you identify the secret word...

Duration:00:53:44

S2E2: Romance (with Lisa Kleypas and Mary Jane Wells)

3/9/2019
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Love is in the air as we chat with romance author Lisa Kleypas and romance narrator Mary Jane Wells! Subscribe to the pod here: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/harperaudio-presents/id806303320 First, Andrew chats with Lisa Kleypas, the author of DEVIL's DAUGHTER. Lisa talks about being published at 21 years old, what she's learned over the course of her career, and more. She also plays a hunger-inducing version of the Self-Awareness Game. Then, narrator Mary Jane Wells talks about...

Duration:01:17:22

S2E1: Own Voices (With Jerry Craft and Bahni Turpin)

2/23/2019
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On the season 2 premier we celebrate Own Voices with Jerry Craft and Bahni Turpin! Subscribe to our podcast here: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/harperaudio-presents/id806303320 First, Andrew chats with Jerry Craft, the author and illustrator of NEW KID. They talk about how the graphic novel was adapted for audio, public school vs. private school, and more. Then, Jerry plays a game about giving good directions, and his son even joins us in the booth. Then, world-class narrator Bahni...

Duration:00:51:02

Gemma Hartley on FED UP

1/6/2019
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Our guest this week on the pod is Gemma Hartley, the author of Fed Up: Emotional Labor, Women, and the Way Forward. Gemma Hartley is a writer, reporter, and author. In September 2017, Gemma wrote an article that went viral, titled Women Aren’t Nags – We’re Just Fed Up. That article was viewed by over 2 billion people and gave voice to the frustration and anger of countless women, breaking the dam on the conversation around emotional labor. Fed Up picks off where the article left off,...

Duration:00:30:16

Robin Whitten and AudioFile's Best of 2018

12/21/2018
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At the year's end we chat with Robin Whitten, the editor and founder of AudioFIle Magazine, and one of the voices on their new audiobook review podcast "Behind The Mic." We talk about starting AudioFile, the growth of the audiobook industry and where it will go int he future, and so much more. Click Here to Listen to Behind the Mic: https://www.audiofilemagazine.com/podcast/ And follow the links to listen to our titles that made the list The Other Woman: http://bit.ly/2LrcwoP Day of the...

Duration:00:39:54

Jonathan Lethem and Zosia Mamet on THE FERAL DETECTIVE

11/10/2018
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Actress and narrator Zosia Mamet takes over hosting duties this week, interviewing author Jonathan Lethem about his latest novel THE FERAL DETECTIVE. Stick around after the interview, as we give you a sneak peak of the audiobook, with Zosia narrating! Subscribe to HarperAudio Presents on iTunes:https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/harperaudio-presents/id806303320?mt=2

Duration:00:24:38