Literature Podcasts

The Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences show

The Ministry of Peculiar OccurrencesJoin Now to Follow

Steampunk adventures and espionage with Her Majesty's Agents

By The Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences

IndieFeed: Performance Poetry show

IndieFeed: Performance PoetryJoin Now to Follow

The IndieFeed Performance Poetry Channel uncovers the best of today's cutting edge spoken poetry artists, delivering their work via single-serving shows optimized for mobile use. Think of it as a poetry slam, or an exciting, dynamic poetry reading, right at your fingertips! Recordings arrive one at a time, several times each week. The single-serving format allows the listeners to add these recordings easily into their media collection with no fuss. And best of all, each podcast gives the listener the website or other contact information for the featured poet so they can read and listen to their work, purchase their CDs and books, or just check out their tour schedules. We're here for the poets! Our mission is to provide the best of today's spoken word poetry to an audience that otherwise might never get a chance to hear it, and give our poets a chance to make a living with their work. For more information, and submission guidelines, visit

By Community

Audio Poem of the Day show

Audio Poem of the DayJoin Now to Follow

Audio recordings of classic and contemporary poems read by poets and actors, delivered every day.

By Poetry Foundation

The Essays of Ralph Waldo Emerson Podcast show

The Essays of Ralph Waldo Emerson PodcastJoin Now to Follow

Ralph Waldo Emerson was renowned during the mid 19th century as a philosopher, writer, public orator, naturalist and spiritual trailblazer. The essays collected for this podcast represent some of the best examples of this great American thinker's work. For more educational audio and video, please visit


Poem Talk show

Poem TalkJoin Now to Follow

Kelly Writers House impresario Al Filreis leads a lively roundtable discussion of a single poem with a series of rotating guests including Tracie Morris, Rachel Blau DuPlessis, erica kaufman, Charles Bernstein, Sawako Nakayasu, Simone White, and others.

By Poetry Foundation

Poetry Off the Shelf show

Poetry Off the ShelfJoin Now to Follow

Producer Helena de Groot explores the diverse world of contemporary poetry with readings by poets, interviews with critics, and short poetry documentaries. Nothing is off limits, and nobody is taken too seriously.

By Poetry Foundation

The Sword and Laser show

The Sword and LaserJoin Now to Follow

Read along with the Sword and Laser book club! From classic science fiction to the latest gritty fantasy, we cover it. Subscribe for book discussions, author interviews, hot releases, and news from the genre fiction world!

By Tom Merritt and Veronica Belmont

Judge John Hodgman show

Judge John HodgmanJoin Now to Follow

John Hodgman's Today in the Past podcast is now The Judge John Hodgman Podcast. Have your pressing issues decided by Famous Minor Television Personality John Hodgman, Certified Judge. If you'd like John Hodgman to solve your pressing issue, simply email it, along with your phone number, to THAT IS ALL.

By John Hodgman and Maximum Fun

Crewcast Radio show

Crewcast RadioJoin Now to Follow

Crewcast Radio is a podcast intended for readers of the Spinward Fringe series and other books by Randolph Lalonde. Listen in as Randolph Lalonde, Ray and special guests discuss aspects and topics related to the science fiction book series that’s found a small but dedicated audience. If you haven’t heard of the Spinward Fringe series, and have enjoyed science fiction adventure or space opera before, check out the free eBook: Spinward Fringe Broadcast 0: Origins.

By Randolph Lalonde

Scripts & Scribes show

Scripts & ScribesJoin Now to Follow

Scripts & Scribes is a free writer's resource website and podcast with interviews and information from top writing professionals in publishing, film & TV, theatre and comic books.