Tag: frank marcopolos


Saturday Show #78: Scheherazade by Haruki Murakami

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

16th November

In this episode of Saturday Show, the Austin Writing Workshop discusses the short story “Scheherazade” by Haruki Murakami, plus a member-submitted story entitled, “Automobile Days.” An audiobook-like performance of “Automobile Days” is included.

From the Wikipedia:

Haruki Murakami (村上 春樹 Murakami Haruki?, born January 12, … Read More »



Saturday Show #77: The Tryst by Joyce Carol Oates

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

7th November

The Austin Writing Workshop discusses “The Tryst” by Joyce Carol Oates.



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

Posted by Frank Marcopolos in Stories. 1 Comment

1st November

For more from the great Kelly Link, please click here.



Saturday Show #75: The Hortlak by Kelly Link (Part 1)

Posted by Frank Marcopolos in Podcast, Saturday Show. 4 comments

25th October

More Kelly Linkness? Kelly’s website can be accessed by clicking this very link.



Bookworms Caught on Video!

Posted by Frank Marcopolos in Video. 1 Comment

19th October

During this Hangout, which is supposed to be about BOOKS, we spent a really long time making fun of my necktie, for some reason. Other than sartorial philosophy, we also discuss TE Lawrence’s “Seven Pillars,” “Econometrics,” “What I Learned Losing a Million Dollars,” the post-collapse (dystopian) works of James Wesley Rawls, “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to … Read More »



Get You Some Guru-Filters!

Posted by Frank Marcopolos in Random Crap. No Comments

18th October

Back in the day, nobody knew nothin’. This can be proven empirically, but rather than giving myself a headache, let’s just go ahead and assume this is true. Or perhaps more accurately: very, very few people were wise because access to information was extremely limited.

Well, time does this thing where it never stops, and in … Read More »



Saturday Show #74: CivilWarLand in Bad Decline by George Saunders

Posted by Frank Marcopolos in Podcast, Saturday Show, Writing Group. No Comments

12th October

Live recording of the Austin Writing Workshop, a grad-level fiction writing meet-up held in Austin, TX. Approximate timestamps and topics are below.

0:00 Excerpt from “CivilWarLand in Bad Decline” written by George Saunders, performed by Frank Marcopolos

1:56 Frank’s introduction to the podcast

5:21 Workshop analysis … Read More »



Saturday Show #73: Women by Charles Bukowski (Part 3)

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

5th October

Saturday Show Podcast is a live recording of the Austin Writing Workshop, a graduate-level fiction writing workshop focused on literary fiction and led by a former professor of literature and philosophy. In this episode, the group discusses the methods of unwrapping layers of … Read More »



Saturday Show #72: Women by Charles Bukowski (Part 2)

Posted by Frank Marcopolos in Podcast, Salinger, Saturday Show, Writing Group. 2 comments

21st September

Saturday Show is a live recording of the Austin Writing Workshop, a grad-level fiction-writing workshop led by a former professor of literature and philosophy. The group aims to improve their craft of writing literary stories, within which can be explored profound themes of … Read More »



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

Posted by Frank Marcopolos in Podcast, Saturday Show, Stories, Writing Group. No Comments

14th September

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 as a technique … Read More »