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Paste previews the podcast!

THRILLED to announce the first season of SongWriter, a podcast of stories and answer songs, featuring a murderer’s row of storytelling and songwriting talent, including Roxane Gay, Susan Orlean, Rick Moody, Kurt Andersen, Patricia Lockwood, Gary Shteyngart, Joyce Carol Oates, Ted Leo and the Pharmacists, Jonathan Lethem, Vienna Teng, Tommy Siegel, Dolan Morgan, Emily Hope Price, Byron Isaacs, Xenia Rubinos, Aya Aziz, Miss Eaves, Anna North, Elissa LeCoque, Rita Mullaney, Sasha Dobson, and Cindylee Berryhill. Each of the 13 episodes includes a story, and a song written in response to the story, as well as interviews with the artists.
You can subscribe at your favorite podcasting app - first full episode launches 6/11, featuring a *perfect* story from Susan Orlean.

I just got two awards, from LMCC and UMEZ, for my Song.Writer performances in NYC in 2019!

SongCraft Presents: Dom Flemons was nominated for two Mid-America Emmys, including for best song!

The third full-length episode of SongCraft Presents is airing tonight on PBS affiliate KCPT in Kansas City, featuring a brand new song I wrote with Grammy Award winning songwriter Dom Flemons!

A lovely piece on a recent show with Jonathan Lethem and Cindy Lee Berryhill in the LA Times.

Here's an interview I did with poet rock star Patricia Lockwood, as well as the premiere of a new song from American Castles that I wrote in response to Patricia's memoir.

I took part in SongCraft's Talk @Google