86 episodes

Micro features short, fresh pieces of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and those strange-but-beautiful writings that defy classification. Dedicated and avid readers constantly search through literary journals to find new work for the show. Micro's mission is to elevate small works with big voices and the writers and publications behind them.

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    • 5.0 • 22 Ratings

Micro features short, fresh pieces of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and those strange-but-beautiful writings that defy classification. Dedicated and avid readers constantly search through literary journals to find new work for the show. Micro's mission is to elevate small works with big voices and the writers and publications behind them.

    POETRY STILL MATTERS

    POETRY STILL MATTERS

    Welcome to Micro, I’m Drew Hawkins, and you’re listening to a special episode that was curated a street poet based in New Orleans that goes by the name of Cubs the Poet. Armed with a typewriter and an open mind, Cubs generates his work through intimate conversations with his subjects, and for this show, heContinue reading "POETRY STILL MATTERS"

    • 12 min
    Housley x Ennis x Eggers

    Housley x Ennis x Eggers

    Dave Housley’s third novel, The Other Ones, is coming out in January from Alan Squire Publishing. Sean Ennis is the author of CHASE US: Stories. Dave Eggers is an American writer, editor, and publisher. (Transcript) Welcome to Micro, a podcast for short, but powerful writing. I’m your host, Drew Hawkins. Bathtubs, Camaros, and under eyeContinue reading "Housley x Ennis x Eggers"

    • 13 min
    Manzella x Balsano x Nandwani

    Manzella x Balsano x Nandwani

    Abby Manzella is the author of Migrating Fictions: Gender, Race, and Citizenship in U.S. Internal Displacements. Eleonora Balsano is a journalist and writer in Brussels, EU. Sarosh Nandwani works as an engineer, reads for the Longleaf Review, writes poetry and creative non-fiction, and loves experimenting with her curly hair. (Transcript) Welcome to Micro, a podcastContinue reading "Manzella x Balsano x Nandwani"

    • 10 min
    Sippie x Collier x Howard

    Sippie x Collier x Howard

    Josh Sippie is a NYC-based writer. Amy Collier once saw Fabio at an airport. Krissy Howard is a New Mexico-based writer. (Transcript) Welcome to Micro, a podcast for short, but powerful writing. I’m your host, Drew Hawkins. Minotaurs, career goals, and self-proclaimed “good dudes.” Today’s episode features three tongue-in-cheek comedy pieces, all with subjects thatContinue reading "Sippie x Collier x Howard"

    • 11 min
    Knott x Ross x Powers

    Knott x Ross x Powers

    Kip Knott is a writer, teacher, photographer, and part-time art dealer living in Delaware, Ohio. Austin Ross’s fiction and essays have appeared in Hobart, HAD, Necessary Fiction, and elsewhere. R.S. Powers is a fiction writer. (Transcript) Welcome to Micro, a podcast for short, but powerful writing. I’m your host, Drew Hawkins. Ceiling fans, spare rooms,Continue reading "Knott x Ross x Powers"

    • 10 min
    Denson x Williams x Grabianowski

    Denson x Williams x Grabianowski

    Claire Denson is a Brooklyn-based book publicity manager, editor, and poet. Evan Williams is a Midwestern poet and essayist studying at the University of Chicago. Ed Grabianowski is a freelance writer and the singer in a band called Spacelord. (Transcript) Welcome to Micro, a podcast for short, but powerful writing. I’m your host, Drew Hawkins.Continue reading "Denson x Williams x Grabianowski"

    • 8 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
22 Ratings

22 Ratings

KurlyPenguin ,

One of the best listens!

Sometimes I’m not sure what I wanted to listen to, and that’s when I check in with micro! Every episode has at least one piece I love. Thank for sharing such great pieces!

L. Falconer ,

Love this format!

Micro is one of my new favorite podcasts! I love that authors and poets are reading their own work, and that I get introduced to brand new stories I wouldn’t have heard otherwise. Plus the format is so accessible! Appreciate how bite sized it is.

MMKaufman ,

Bite sized stories!

When I don’t have time for an audiobook or a long podcast, this show is the perfect answer. Each episode is the perfect dog-walk-length and the variety & diversity of stories and writers is perfection.

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