Talking Writing

by Martha Nichols, John Vogel, and Neva Talladen

A Podcast for Writers, Readers, and Creative Lifers

We keep creating against the odds, because we long for purpose and meaning in a chaotic world. Join the staff of Talking Writing magazine as we talk to artists of all mediums about their personal and creative lives – and the intersections between the two.

 

Podcast episodes

  • Season 2

  • S02 E01 - Anjan Chatterjee: Combining Aesthetics with Neuroscience

    S02 E01 - Anjan Chatterjee: Combining Aesthetics with Neuroscience

    John Vogel, TW’s art director, talks with director for the Penn Center for Neuroaesthetics Anjan Chatterjee about his paths in science and photography, the brain’s role in deriving pleasure from art, and the funding of the science...

    31:36
  • Season 1

  • S01 E06 - Why Do We Do This? #CreativeLifer

    S01 E06 - Why Do We Do This? #CreativeLifer

    In this closing episode for the year, the Talking Writing team discusses how they mix their creative lives with everything else. Publisher Martha Nichols, Art Director John Vogel, Managing Editor Neva Talladen, and Nonfiction Edit...

    38:41
  • S01 E05 - Editors Can't Eat Prestige: Rachel Kambury and the HarperCollins Strike

    S01 E05 - Editors Can't Eat Prestige: Rachel Kambury and the HarperCollins Strike

    As the HarperCollins strike continues, we're running a fuller edit of TW managing editor Neva Talladen's interview with HarperCollins associate editor Rachel Kambury. This version focuses on Rachel's personal story entering into t...

    36:56
  • S01 E04 - The Trouble with Money and Publishing

    S01 E04 - The Trouble with Money and Publishing

    This episode focuses on the financial sustainability of art and publishing. It features an interview by managing editor Neva Talladen about the current HarperCollins strike with Rachel Kambury, an associate editor at HarperCollins...

    38:37
  • S01 E03 - Vote for Art: Writers and Artists Remake the World

    S01 E03 - Vote for Art: Writers and Artists Remake the World

    In this spotlight episode about politics and art, we bring together readings from poets, interview comments, and excerpts from the essay "Is History Wasted on Everyone?" by Martha Nichols.

    36:50