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Discover debut authors with Debutiful. In each episode, host Adam Vitcavage has an in-depth chat with a debut author about their first book, their reading and writing history, and their writing and editing habits.

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Discover debut authors with Debutiful. In each episode, host Adam Vitcavage has an in-depth chat with a debut author about their first book, their reading and writing history, and their writing and editing habits.

    First Taste: Gareth Brown Reads From The Book of Doors

    First Taste: Gareth Brown Reads From The Book of Doors

    Welcome to the First Taste Reading Series on Debutiful. This is a weekly series where writers will read a short excerpt from their book so readers can whet their appetite with delicious writing.
    Today, Gareth Brown reads an excerpt from his novel The Book of Doors!
     
    You can purchase a copy of his book here: https://bookshop.org/a/339/9780063323988
     
    Gareth Brown on the Internet: https://www.garethbrownbooks.com/
    Gareth Brown on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/garethjbrown13
    Gareth Brown on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/garethjohnbrown
     
     
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    • 9 min
    Circling Back with L'Oreal Thompson Payton

    Circling Back with L'Oreal Thompson Payton

    What happens after your book launch, go on a book tour, and then the publicity cycle dies down? Host Adam Vitcavage circles back with an author ~6 months after their book comes out to see how they're holding up and to reflect on their past few months.
    Today's guest is L'Oreal Thompson Payton, whose Stop Waiting for Perfect: Step Out of Your Comfort Zone and Into Your Power came out in August 2023. Since then she has been a guest on CBS Mornings and has connected with readers who struggle with perfectionism.
    You can purchase a copy of her book here: https://bookshop.org/a/339/9781637743072
     
    L'Oreal Thompson Payton on the Internet: https://www.ltinthecity.com/
    L'Oreal Thompson Payton on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ltinthecity
    L'Oreal Thompson Payton on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/ltinthecity
     
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    • 17 min
    First Taste: Maura Cheeks Reads From Acts of Forgiveness

    First Taste: Maura Cheeks Reads From Acts of Forgiveness

    Welcome to the First Taste Reading Series on Debutiful. This is a weekly series where writers will read a short excerpt from their book so readers can whet their appetite with delicious writing.
    Today, Maura Cheeks reads an excerpt from her novel Acts of Forgiveness!
     
    You can purchase a copy of his book here: https://bookshop.org/a/339/9780593598290
     
    Maura Cheeks on the Internet: https://www.mauracheeks.com/
    Maura Cheeks on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mauracheeks
    Maura Cheeks on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/mauracheeks
    Liz's Book Bar on the Internet: https://www.lizsbookbar.com/
     
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    • 6 min
    First Taste: Tobias Carroll Reads From Transitory

    First Taste: Tobias Carroll Reads From Transitory

    Welcome to the First Taste Reading Series on Debutiful. This is a weekly series where writers will read a short excerpt from their book so readers can whet their appetite with delicious writing.
    Today, Tobias Carroll reads an excerpt from his short story collection Transitory!
     
    You can purchase a copy of his book here: https://bookshop.org/a/339/9798987747162
     
    Tobias Carroll on the Internet: https://tobiascarroll.com/
    Tobias Carroll on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/tobiascarroll
    Tobias Carroll on Twitter: https://twitter.com/TobiasCarroll
     
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    • 16 min
    Phillip B. Williams - Ours

    Phillip B. Williams - Ours

    Phillip B. Williams, the author of OURS, joined the podcast to discuss his napping habits, how his poetry and debut novel inform each other, and why it's not his business what readers take away from his book.You can purchase a copy of her book here: https://bookshop.org/a/339/9780593654828
     
    Phillip B. Williams on the Internet: https://www.phillipbwilliams.com/
    Phillip B. Williams on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/phillipbw_author/
     
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    • 32 min
    First Taste: Rae Giana Rashad Reads from The Blueprint

    First Taste: Rae Giana Rashad Reads from The Blueprint

    Welcome to the First Taste Reading Series on Debutiful. This is a weekly series where writers will read a short excerpt from their book so readers can whet their appetite with delicious writing.
    Today, Rae Giana Rashad reads an excerpt from her novel The Blueprint!
     
    You can purchase a copy of his book here: https://bookshop.org/a/339/9780063330092
     
    Rae Giana Rashad on the Internet: https://raegianarashad.com/
    Rae Giana Rashad on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/raegianarashad
     
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    • 7 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
21 Ratings

21 Ratings

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all the best debuts!

this has become one of my go-to literary podcasts! always interesting new authors and a chill, lowkey vibe, no pretensions. i get the feeling adam’s discovering new things along with the listener, like it’s an organic conversation, not overly rehearsed or static

Elizabeth Tulla ,

Fun natural convos

It’s always fun to see where these chats go. It’s so natural and even awkward at times. I love that it feels real and not scripted!

kdwinchester ,

New Favorite Book Pod

I have been loving how this podcast highlights debut authors. There are so many great questions about how the authors came to be published. AND SO MANY craft questions. 🤩

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