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

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 the issue of autobiography in fiction...

/ 14 September 2014

Saturday Show #70: Mother and I by Dave Eggers

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. Detailed topics and approximate timestamps are below. 0:00 Excerpt...

/ 7 September 2014

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

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 and more, including analysis of a...

/ 31 August 2014
Zadie Smith

Saturday Show #68: Big Week by Zadie Smith

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. In it, the group explores the...

/ 17 August 2014

Saturday Show #67: Something by Literary Recluse Thomas Pynchon

A Matter of Emphasis…. The writer of literary fiction chooses which story elements to emphasize in her story very, very deliberately. Do you notice these story elements? Probably not the first time through the story. The first time through, the...

/ 9 August 2014

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

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 Workshop held on August 1, 2014...

/ 2 August 2014

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

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 June 25, 2014 in balmy Austin,...

/ 27 July 2014

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

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 philosophy. Podcast Timestamps: 0:00 Excerpt from “Fear and...

/ 29 June 2014