The Writing University Podcast

By The Writing University

The Writing University podcast features recordings of illuminative craft talks from the renown writers, novelists, poets, and essayists who present at the Eleventh Hour Lecture Series during the University of Iowa's Iowa Summer Writing Festival.

  1. 1.
    Episode 128: Poetry and Questions of Peace - Zach Savich
    25:17
  2. 2.
    Episode 127: Writing the Elegy - Challenges and Approaches - Suzan Aizenberg
    47:41
  3. 3.
    Episode 126: Me, Myself and I - The Transformative Power of Reflection in Nonfiction - Juliet Patterson
    45:35
  4. 4.
    Episode 125: Better Talky Talky - The Art and Craft of Strong Dialogue - Kelly Dwyer
    47:46
  5. 5.
    Episode 124: Notan - How Visual Art Informs Writing - Sandra Scofield
    48:34
  6. 6.
    Episode 123: Writing From the Central Channel - Diana Goetsch
    38:29
  7. 7.
    Episode 122: The Memory Curve and Transitions - Anna Bruno
    42:20
  8. 8.
    Episode 121: Writing and the Power of Now - Mary Allen
    26:39
  1. 9.
    Episode 120: Revising Like a Hack - Screenwriting "Rules" as a Guide for Rewrites - Kerry Howley
    37:49
  2. 10.
    Episode 119: The Writing Life - Christine Hemp
    33:56
  3. 11.
    Episode 118: The Music of Language, the Language of Music - Sands Hall
    36:58
  4. 12.
    Episode 117: Writing About Family in Nonfiction - Mieke Eerkens
    29:42
  5. 13.
    Episode 116: Transforming Life Into Writing - Eric Goodman
    31:02
  6. 14.
    Episode 115: The Art of Humor Writing - Lyz Lenz
    33:29
  7. 15.
    Episode 114: Mixed Feelings - Lon Otto
    37:21
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    Episode 112: Writing with Death Looking Over Your Shoulder - Lori Erickson
    47:38
  9. 17.
    Episode 111: The Life-Altering Magic of Revision - How Revisiting, Reassessing, and Reframing a Story Just Might Change Your Life - Hope Edelman
    45:50
  10. 18.
    Episode 110: Me, Myself, and I - The Transformative Power of Reflection in Nonfiction - Juliet Patterson
    34:09
  11. 19.
    Episode 109: On the Feminine vs. the Masculine Narrative Voice - Mieke Eerkens
    32:50
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    Episode 108: Making and Breaking Taboos - Charles Holdefer
    40:17
  13. 21.
    Episode 107: Gratitude for Time - Poetry and Moments of Thanks - Zach Savich
    45:02
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    Episode 106: Titles - Diana Goetsch
    43:42
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    Episode 105: Writing Under the Influence - Gordon Mennenga
    56:08
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    Episode 104: Writing Resistance - Suzanne Scanlon
    37:29
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    Episode 103: The Story Lens - Sandra Scofield
    36:09
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    Episode 102: Why Not Quit? Tips for Becoming a Durable Writer - Tim Bascom
    33:24
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    Episode 101: The Small [And Pixelated] Made Large - From Grievance To Groundbreaking Change - Amy Butcher
    22:03
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    Episode 100: Writer as Witness - Katie Ford
    46:33
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    Episode 98: The Everyday Writing Retreat - Mary Allen
    21:00
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    Episode 97: The Crying Room - Reconsidering the Writing Workshop - Sabrina Orah Mark
    48:23
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    Episode 96: Echo, Letter, Tweet - Writing as Correspondence - Michael Morse
    47:24
  24. 32.
    Episode 95: The Novel Continuum - Sandra Scofield
    44:55
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    Episode 92: How to Write the Ten-Minute Play - Kelly Dwyer
    45:08
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    Episode 91: Where Experience Starts - The Image - Juliet Patterson
    32:24
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    Episode 90: Nerve - Some Kinds of Courage Necessary for Writing - Lon Otto
    1:05:49
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    Episode 89: Same Content / Different Form - Jim Heynen
    40:46
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    Episode 87: The Art of Play: Jeffery Renard Allen
    59:50
  30. 38.
    Episode 86: From Conception to Delivery: The Birth of One Novel w/ Amy Hassinger
    1:01:18
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    Episode 85: Writing for Strangers: A Question of Audience w/ Lon Otto
    38:00
  32. 40.
    Episode 84: The Poet As Collector w/ Sabrina Orah Mark
    1:01:45
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    Episode 82: Please, Just Don’t Call It Journaling: Writing for Self Versus Others w/ Sarah Saffian
    35:03
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    Episode 81: The Power and the Place of Place w/ Eric Goodman
    46:27
  35. 43.
    Episode 80: Against Ideas w/ Paula Morris
    59:47
  36. 44.
    Episode 79: Actually Writing: The Outer, Inner & Secret Practice w/ Diana Goetsch
    1:04:15
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    Episode 78: Writing in the Digital Age w/ Ned Stuckey-French
    56:48
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    Episode 77: Hybrid Writing w/ Elizabeth Robinson
    31:18
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    Episode 76: Mysteries of Love and Grief: The Long Way from Impulse to Family Story w/ Sandra Scofield
    34:47
  40. 48.
    Episode 75: Ghosts, Battlefields and Hallucinations: Creative Writing from Research w/ Lauren Haldeman
    40:05
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    Episode 74: Clarity and Depth: Writing between the Lines w/ Venise Berry
    22:58
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    Episode 73: Tim Bascom—As I See It: What Essayists Can Learn from Visual Artists
    56:27

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