LitLab: The Art of the Podcast


Friday, October 2, 2020, 12:30pm

Many of us have fallen in love with podcasts as a new form of storytelling. What makes story-telling in podcasts different from other kinds of story-telling? What is the relationship between podcasts and previous forms of oral narrative (radio drama, reading aloud, poetry recitation)? What makes a great podcast story, whether fictional or non-fictional? Is listening to podcasts always a solitary activity? Can podcasts do the work of literary criticism? This week we’ll read about how podcasts are reshaping the story-telling landscape and sample a few favorite examples. 

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