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The Liars Club Oddcast

A bunch of people who make stuff up for a living, interviewing other people who make stuff up for a living. All while drinking beer and wine in the middle of the day. What could possibly go wrong? Join us for a lively round of lies and exaggerations featuring everyone from NY Times Bestselling authors to National Book Award finalists to debut novelists, screenwriters, actors and more. Hosted by The Liars Club. Sorry, not responsible for the truthiness of any content, because, Liars. Pants currently on fire. Ouch.

Nov 16, 2019

This week an interview with award-winning publisher/editor/and now bookstore owner Gavin Grant. His publishing house, Small Beer Press, started in 2000 with a story collection, Stranger Things Happen, which Salon named a “Book of the Year,” and The Village Voice proclaimed as one of its 25 Best Books. He...


Nov 9, 2019

John Vercher is a novelist, short story writer and essayist whose fiction and nonfiction dealing with issues of race, identity, and parenting has appeared in Entropy Magazine, Cognoscenti, NPR and WBUR. His acclaimed debut novel, Three-Fifths, won starred reviews from Booklist and Library Journal and praise from...


Nov 1, 2019

Today on the Oddcast, an authors’ roundtable on the writing life: work/life balance, rejection, finding an agent, dealing with publishers, deciding what to write about, crossing genres and more. With Oddcast cohosts Gregory Frost, Kelly Simmons, Merry Jones, Keith Strunk & Jon McGoran. Recorded live at Philadelphia...


Oct 24, 2019

Oddcast cohost Merry Jones is a guest this week, discussing writing, publishing, and how the industry has changed over the decades, plus her latest book, What You Don’t Know, her first standalone, first domestic thriller, and her twentieth book overall. With cohosts Keith Strunk, Gregory Frost and...


Oct 17, 2019

Today on the Oddcast, international selling women’s fiction and suspense author Kelly Simmons joins us to talk about her new novel WHERE SHE WENT, how she researched college settings and wrote from the perspective of a teenager, and more, with Oddcast cohosts Jon McGoran, Gregory Frost, Merry Jones and Keith...