SongWriter is a podcast of stories and answer songs, featuring Roxane Gay, Joyce Carol Oates, Toshi Reagon, Cheryl Strayed, Jonathan Lethem, and Susan Orlean. The first season is here, the second season is here, the third season is here, or you can listen below.

Cheryl Strayed + Maia Sharp in a live performance in November
Mary Gauthier + Odie Lindsey talk about veterans and literature before a show in October.
Joyce Carol Oates reads at Buunni Cafe in Washington Heights.
With special guests in the audience

SongWriter is distributed by the American Songwriter Podcast Network, and is produced in association with the syndicated radio program Acoustic Cafe, which airs excerpts and songs for 2M listeners. You can read my column at American Songwriter, and you can subscribe anywhere you get podcasts:

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