49 episodes

A podcast for showcasing stories, essays, and poems from around the world.

Other People's Flowers Other People's Flowers

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.9 • 8 Ratings

A podcast for showcasing stories, essays, and poems from around the world.

    S2:E20 A Boot Full of Dreams - Philip Charter

    S2:E20 A Boot Full of Dreams - Philip Charter

    Philip Charter is a writer who lives and works in Pamplona, Spain. He is tall, enjoys travel, and runs the imaginatively named website 'Tall Travels'. His work has been featured in Flash Fiction Magazine, Fabula Argentea, and Page & Spine, among other publications. He won the 2018 Writing on the Wall Flash Fiction competition. 

    Foreign Voices, his debut collection is available via Amazon. You read more about Philip on his website philipcharter.com.

    • 25 min
    S2:E19 Venture - Tracy Lyall

    S2:E19 Venture - Tracy Lyall

    Tracy L. Lyall resides in a dungeon beneath the steamy streets of Houston, TX. Born in the 1970's during the time of roller-disco and cool, cigarette-smoking tomboys, she spent her early years traveling on greyhound buses and experiencing life, much of which became the basis of her writing/art/photography ventures. After writing for underground Zines then progressing to poetry, her writing spanned into journalistic media. Published by university presses, magazines, and small press, she spent 8 years studying Creative Writing, English, and Studio Art at University level. Currently raising a series of fiction and creative non-fiction novels along with two Joeys, she runs an online Literary Zine while producing works of art and photographing many moments.

    • 21 min
    S2:E18: The Last Playdate - Christopher Bell

    S2:E18: The Last Playdate - Christopher Bell

    Christopher S. Bell has been writing and releasing literary and musical works through My Idea of Fun since 2008.  His sound projects include Emmett and Mary, Technological Epidemic, C. Scott and the Beltones and Fine Wives.  My Idea of Fun is an art and music archive focused on digital preservation with roots in Johnstown, Pennsylvania. (www.myideaoffun.org).  Christopher’s work has recently been published in Anti-Heroin Chic, BlazeVOX17, Drunken Monkeys, Hobart, Queen’s Mob Teahouse, and Entropy among others.

    • 19 min
    S2:E17 - The Stations of Grief - Pamela Scott

    S2:E17 - The Stations of Grief - Pamela Scott

    Pamela Scott lives in Glasgow, UK. Her work has appeared in various magazines including Brilliant Flash Fiction, Peeking Cat Poetry, The Cannon’s Mouth, Sarasvati, The Dawntreader and Toasted Cheese Literary Magazine. She has also featured in anthologies published by Collections of Poetry and Prose and Indigo Dreams Press. She is working on her first novel.  

    • 33 min
    S2:E16 Pink Sparkle Helmet - Jo Alkemade

    S2:E16 Pink Sparkle Helmet - Jo Alkemade

    Jo Alkemade is a Dutch citizen living in Long Beach, California. She spent many years riding her own motorcycle through the wide open spaces of the USA, and "Pink Sparkle Helmet" is based on personal experience. Previous publications include a children’s book (Jennifer and Jojo), novel (Belonging in Africa), and two short stories in an anthology (Short & Happy, or not).

    • 14 min
    S2:E15 The Siamese - João Cerqueira (trans. Chris Mingay)

    S2:E15 The Siamese - João Cerqueira (trans. Chris Mingay)

    João Cerqueira has a PhD in History of Art from the University of Oporto. He is the author of eight books.


    The Tragedy of Fidel Castro won the USA Best Book Awards 2013, the Beverly Hills Book Awards 2014, the Global EbookAwards 2014, was finalist for the Montaigne Medal 2014 and  was considered by ForewordReviews the third best translation published in 2012 in the United States. It is published in six countries. Jesus and Magdalene won the silver medal in the 2015 Latino Book Award. The short story A house in Europe received an honorable mention in the Glimmer Train July 2015 Very Short Fiction Award.

    A British national, Chris Mingay has lived and worked in Portugal for the last 15 years. A degree in Modern Languages from the University of Birmingham, and a love of foreign culture, especially that of his adoptive home, has led to his involvement in a series of translation and journalistic endeavours. With his own translation agency and working as a freelance journalist  for a number of publications, Chris entered the world of literary translation with João Cerqueira’s award-winning The Tragedy of Fidel Castro. 

    • 27 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
8 Ratings

8 Ratings

nps-md ,

Great find

I really enjoy the content and the way it’s read. Perfect for a car journey or commute

diamondlilart23 ,

Great podcast

Old Ghosts really resonated with me. I really like the style and the way the work was presented

hwg-workout ,

Great find

A great way to showcase stories. Much better than literary magazines. I listen to it while I work out.

Top Podcasts In Society & Culture