From the Margins
About This Show
From the Margins is a podcast that explores the story behind the story in publishing—laying bare the many facets of the process that don’t make it onto the page. Host Devon Fredericksen of global editorial and book production agency Girl Friday Productions lifts the veil on the bookmaking industry with themes such as parenting while writing, building legendary characters, truth vs. fact, and gender in publishing. Whether it’s Carine McCandless giving the real scoop behind Into the Wild, or alpinist writer Leif Whitaker discussing the rigid culture of mountaineering, or rocker and provocateur Peaches exploring bending gender norms, From the Margins delights voracious readers and writers with every fascinating episode.Read more »
Most Recent Episode
Episode 10: When We Write About Sex
Aug 24, 2016
Let’s talk about sex. Or rather, let’s talk about writing about sex and what it means in a cultural context. We talk to Margaret Mallory about why the romance genre gets such a bad rap, and about what sex scenes really add to the story. And because sex isn’t always just butterflies and rose petals, we hear from writers Larissa Pham, Elissa Washuta, and Allison Moon about chronicling their own sexual experiences—including ones they would rather forget. We also hear from our own Anna Katz about what it’s like to work in Seattle’s famous feminist sex shop Toys in Babeland.Read more »
Episodes of This Show
Aug 17, 2016
Rated 5 out of
Best writing podcast I've heard!
Captivating storytelling! This podcast makes me laugh and cry. It universalizes and humanizes the experience of "the writer" and makes you feel less lonely in your creative work.
Date published: 2016-08-02
Rated 5 out of
This podcast is wonderful overall. One of the best literature related podcasts out there. If you love captivating story-telling, definitely check this out.
Date published: 2016-08-03