S164. CANCELLED: The Craft of the Literary Podcast Interview

Room 214A, Henry B. González Convention Center, Meeting Room Level
Saturday, March 7, 2020
10:35 am to 11:50 am


This panel will explore the craft of the literary podcast interview with an eye toward both the "how" and the "why" of interviewing. What are the challenges and opportunities of podcasting as a medium for literary interviews? What is the role of the host? How can we create spaces to facilitate meaningful conversations? The panelists will share their insights and experiences interviewing writers from a variety of genres.

Outline & Supplemental Documents

Event Outline: AWP20_Event_Outline_The_Craft_of_the_Literary_Podcast_Interview.docx



Mike Sakasegawa is a writer, photographer, and host of the arts and literature podcast Keep the Channel Open.

David Naimon is coauthor of Ursula K. Le Guin: Conversations on Writing and host of the literary podcast Between the Covers (tinhouse.com/podcasts). His work can be found in AGNI, Boulevard, VQR, Tin House, Fourth GenreZYZZYVA, StoryQuarterly, and elsewhere.

Rachel Zucker is the author of ten books, including SoundMachine, MOTHERs, and Museum of Accidents, which was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. Zucker teaches poetry at NYU and is the host of the podcast Commonplace: Conversations with Poets (and Other People).

Dujie Tahat cohosts The Poet Salon Podcast. A recipient of fellowships from Brooklyn Poets, Hugo House, and Jack Straw, his poems have been published or are forthcoming in Sugar House Review, The Journal, The Southeast Review, Narrative, Bennington Review, Poetry Northwest, Nimrod, and elsewhere.


March 4–7, 2020
San Antonio, TX

Henry B. González Convention Center