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When it comes to books, nobody has better access to the authors, publishers and others who make them happen than Publishers Weekly. With PW Insider, you share in that unparalleled access directly. New episodes every Friday.

    PW Insider 28: When Verse Goes Viral

    PW Insider 28: When Verse Goes Viral

    PW’s new poetry editor Maya Popa recently spoke with several poets about the impact of social media on their work, audience, and sense of community. Here, she shares insights from Eduardo C. Corral, Rupi Kaur, Rachel McKibbens, Paisley Rekdal, and Danez Smith about the opportunities and challenges that poets face online.

    • 18 min
    PW Insider 27: The Past and Future of Space Travel

    PW Insider 27: The Past and Future of Space Travel

    James Donovan, author of 'Shoot for the Moon: The Space Race and the Extraordinary Voyage of Apollo 11,' describes the dramatic experience of the first moon landing and discusses the rising interest in space travel.

    • 23 min
    PW Insider 26: Traditional Mysteries%2C True Crime%2C and Genre Bending

    PW Insider 26: Traditional Mysteries%2C True Crime%2C and Genre Bending

    As we prepare to close our 'Norse Code' feature on Scandinavian mysteries, PW’s senior editor and resident mystery expert Peter Cannon talks about the upcoming books he’s been reading, including a metafictional mystery by English novelist and screenwriter Anthony Horowitz.

    • 18 min
    PW Insider 25: Kate Tuttle on the NBCC Awards

    PW Insider 25: Kate Tuttle on the NBCC Awards

    The outgoing president of the National Book Critics Circle gives a recap of this year's awards ceremony, which celebrated writers, readers, and critics with an emphasis this year on community. Bonus track: An excerpt of Zadie Smith's acceptance speech for her book 'Feel Free,' which won the prize for Criticisim.

    • 16 min
    PW Insider 24: Andrew Albanese on the London Book Fair

    PW Insider 24: Andrew Albanese on the London Book Fair

    Before heading off to London, Andrew Albanese unpacks blockchain, the rise of audiobooks, a push for open access in the academic market, and other issues at play in publishing's mid-digital age.

    • 12 min
    PW Insider 23: Spring Cookbook Trends

    PW Insider 23: Spring Cookbook Trends

    From piatti to tiki drinks, PW features editor Carolyn Juris highlights upcoming cookbooks that offer inspiration for home entertaining.

    • 14 min

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