Category: Stories


Saturday Show #79: Peter Elroy: A Documentary by Ian Casey by Elizabeth McCracken

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30th November

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Note: My new book, INFINITE ENDING: TEN STORIES, is now available for pre-order. In e-book format, it’s only 99 little cents so why not support a pasty indie author like me for half the … Read More »



Saturday Show #76: The Hortlak by Kelly Link (Part 2)

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1st November

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Saturday Show #71: Women by Charles Bukowski (Part 1)

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14th September

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Saturday Show Podcast is a live recording of the Austin Writing Workshop, which is a grad-level fiction writing workshop led by a former professor of literature and philosophy. In this episode, the group examines … Read More »



Saturday Show #70: Mother and I by Dave Eggers

Posted by Frank Marcopolos in Movies, Podcast, Saturday Show, Stories, Writing Group. 1 Comment

7th September

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The Austin Writing Workshop is a fiction-writing workshop led by a former literature and philosophy professor. Listen in as the group discusses literary techniques, philosophy, and more on Saturday Show #70.

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Saturday Show #69: That Bus is Another World by Stephen King

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31st August

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Can Stephen King write anything well besides horror? What lessons can studying the literary techniques used in King’s story, “That Bus is Another World” yield? The Austin Writing Workshop debates and discusses these issues … Read More »



Saturday Show #68: Big Week by Zadie Smith

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17th August

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Fans of Zadie Smith, Dave Eggers, David Foster Wallace, Jennifer Egan, and J.D. Salinger would enjoy this podcast. This podcast is a live recording of the Austin Writing Workshop held on August 15, 2014. … Read More »



Saturday Show #66: Sex After Not Seeing Each Other for a Few Days by Tao Lin

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2nd August

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Fans of Tao Lin, Dave Eggers, David Foster Wallace, Haruki Murakami, Ayn Rand, Immanuel Kant, and Friedrich Nietzsche would enjoy this podcast. It is a live recording of the meetup of the Austin Writing … Read More »



Saturday Show #65: The Chrysanthemums by John Steinbeck and Manhattan by Woody Allen

Posted by Frank Marcopolos in JD Salinger, Podcast, Saturday Show, Stories, Writing Group. 1 Comment

27th July

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Fans of John Steinbeck, Woody Allen, David Foster Wallace, Dave Eggers, Jonathan Franzen, J.D. Salinger, and Ayn Rand would enjoy this podcast. It is a live recording of the Austin Writing Workshop held on … Read More »



Saturday Show #62: Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas by Hunter S. Thompson and Ceil by Harold Brodkey (Are Discussed)

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29th June

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This is a live recording of the Austin Writing Workshop, recorded on June 27, 2014 in North Austin, Texas. The AWW is a fiction-writing workshop focusing primarily on postmodern literary fiction and … Read More »


Saturday Show #55: The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman

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19th April

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A performance of “The Yellow Wallpaper” by Charlotte Perkins Gilman.

The Yellow Wallpaper