100 episodes

The Afterword Podcast (TAP) brings producers, creators, consumers and inventors of words to a common table. Our expert guests provide ramps of accessibility into each unique topic through authentic conversation. Whether it’s talking with authors, illustrators, gamers, professors or comedians, we want to learn how words become catalysts for advancement and cultural progress. This podcast is for anyone who enjoys how words intersect with macro trends in our lives, our communities and our world.

The Afterword: A Conversation About the Future of Words Holland Webb and Amy Bowlin

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    • 5.0 • 25 Ratings

The Afterword Podcast (TAP) brings producers, creators, consumers and inventors of words to a common table. Our expert guests provide ramps of accessibility into each unique topic through authentic conversation. Whether it’s talking with authors, illustrators, gamers, professors or comedians, we want to learn how words become catalysts for advancement and cultural progress. This podcast is for anyone who enjoys how words intersect with macro trends in our lives, our communities and our world.

    The Afterword On Personal Finacial Management

    The Afterword On Personal Finacial Management

    What does it take to be financially stable when considering one’s income, investments and retirement? How do we need to start talking differently about retirement and personal savings? Our guest Tony Bradshaw, is a speaker and author of The Millionaire Choice. He shares insight into creating a vision for a better financial future. Wherever one starts on the road to financial freedom, Tony has tips for us all.

    • 43 min
    The Afterword on homelessness and poverty part 2

    The Afterword on homelessness and poverty part 2

      Brett Rawl, administrator with the SC Upstate Continuum of Care,  Lorain Crowl, Chief Executive Officer with United Housing Connections and Susan McLarty , coordinator for the Greenville Homeless Alliance continue a vital conversation about the impact of homelessness in our communities. One of the largest populations of people experiencing homelessness is school age children. As many are getting back to school, now is the time to advocate for affordable housing and housing subsidy options. As our guests share, we are all one situation away from being in a place where we need shelter.

    • 29 min
    The Afterword on Homelessness and Poverty

    The Afterword on Homelessness and Poverty

    Our last conversation focusing on the theme of safety has to do with homelessness and poverty. The panel of guests for these episodes share insight that breaks through stereotypes and myths surrounding those who find themselves unhomed. From affordable housing to emergency shelters, we learn the continuum of care for anyone seeking support. Susan McLarty , the coordinator for the Greenville Homeless Alliance and brings years of experience to this subject. Lorain Crowl, Chief Executive Officer with United Housing Connections has a wealth of understanding to help navigate housing concerns and challenges. Brett Rawl administrator with the SC Upstate Continuum of Care offering technical support and point to point care for those in need.

    • 36 min
    The Afterword on telling and honoring military stories part 2

    The Afterword on telling and honoring military stories part 2

    How can we recruit the next generation to serve in the military, protecting the country, freedom, and  life — if you aren't sure about the value of those things? One way is to share the stories of the past and present. Vanessa Molden, is the African American Military History Museum operations and educational manager, and she ensures that the legacies of service men and women are remembered and shared. J.P Miller, author and Desert Storm Veteran, writes the stories that break barriers and stereotypes in order to celebrate the lives of the soldiers who have and are serving in the armed forces. 

    • 22 min
    The Afterword on telling and honoring Military Stories of African Americans

    The Afterword on telling and honoring Military Stories of African Americans

    When we recount the stories of military heroes, it is vital that we share about the humanity of each person- not just a timeline of events in their history. There are many untold stories of African American Soldiers that need to be told! 
    J.P Miller author and Desert Storm Veteran, uses her writing to inspire readers to consider a variety of careers within the military. Promoting information in an accurate and timely manner is essential so these stories can be known.
    Vanessa Molden, is the African American Military History Museum operations and educational manager. She helps bring the stories of the past into the present with recognition, honor and celebration. 

    • 26 min
    The Afterword on Safety in sports and leisure sports part 2

    The Afterword on Safety in sports and leisure sports part 2

    When we engage in a lifelong mindset of play and activity, we have healthier mental and physical outcomes. How can we ensure that we are participating safely? What are the risks that we need to consider? Giovani Garbutt, the president and program director for American First Responder and Dr. Jill Sturts , Associate Professor and Chair of Sport and Recreation Professions as well as the Assistant Dean of Batten Honors College at Virginia Wesleyan University continue our conversation about safety in sports and leisure activities. Join us at The Afterword Podcast table!

    • 20 min

Customer Reviews

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25 Ratings

25 Ratings

rabid_zealot ,

Great show! Great hosts!

Love how Amy and Holland carry the show and the different insights and opinions. Single host shows can get boring, not the After Word!

Bookgirlac ,

Nice discovery

I enjoy hearing different perspectives on topics I wouldn’t normally find engaging. Nice podcast.

malfoxley ,

Great show!

Holland and Amy, hosts of the Afterword podcast, highlight all aspects of inspiration, progress and more in this can’t miss podcast! The hosts and expert guests offer insightful advice and information that is helpful to anyone that listens!