SongWriter: Susan Orlean (Ep. 1)
SongWriter: Gary Shteyngart + Elissa LeCoque (Ep. 2)
SongWriter: Deborah Copaken + Tommy Siegel (Ep. 3)
SongWriter: Dolan Morgan + Emily Hope Price (Ep. 4)
SongWriter: Joyce Carol Oates + Ted Leo (Ep. 5)
SongWriter: Roxane Gay + Aya Aziz (Ep. 6)
SongWriter: Rick Moody + Xenia Rubinos (Ep. 7)
SongWriter: Kurt Andersen + Vienna Teng (Ep. 8)
SongWriter: Rita Mullaney + Byron Isaacs (Ep. 9)
SongWriter: Aura Hernandez + Denise Reis (Ep. 10)
SongWriter: Patricia Lockwood + Sasha Dobson (Ep. 11)
SongWriter: Anna North + Miss Eaves (Ep. 12)
My name is Ben Arthur and I'm a songwriter. I work on a couple of different projects, including my albums as a solo artist.
My ninth album is called Perspective.
Cover photo for my eighth album, American Castles. This photo and the one above are by
SongWriter is a podcast of stories and answer songs.
The first season features Roxane Gay, Joyce Carol Oates, Ted Leo, Susan Orlean, Gary Shteyngart, and others.
Dom Flemons (of the Carolina Chocolate Drops) and I perform
"Good Old Days,"
at Capricorn Studios in Macon, GA.
SongCraft Presents is a songwriting video series and television show I host and help produce.
PBS episodes have earned five Emmy nominations, and featured artists like My Brightest Diamond, Lera Lynn, and Turin Brakes.
Writing a song with David Mayfield in Los Angeles called
"Steel Mill Sunday."
This photo and the one above by Matthew Hendershot