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Podcast of the online literary journal Two Cities Review. We read and discuss the best fiction, nonfiction, and poetry from our magazine and discuss literary life in our digital age.

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Podcast of the online literary journal Two Cities Review. We read and discuss the best fiction, nonfiction, and poetry from our magazine and discuss literary life in our digital age.

    72: The Sendoff Episode!

    72: The Sendoff Episode!

    It’s our last episode for now, listeners! We’re sorry to be winding down the podcast for the immediate future, but there will still be plenty of great content to enjoy on this podcast, including author readings from our issues and …

    • 15 min
    71: Historical Fiction, A Note to Hemingway’s Women

    71: Historical Fiction, A Note to Hemingway’s Women

    Welcome back to the podcast, listeners! After a break, we have another great reading for you from the March issue. Two Cities author Twila Newey reads her piece, “A Note to Hemingway’s Women”, full of anger, warning, and a feminist …

    • 15 min
    70: The Queen of Moloka’i, the March Issue

    70: The Queen of Moloka’i, the March Issue

    The new spring issue is here, listeners! And it’s full of absolutely incredible writing. In this episode of the podcast, we hear author Kirby Wright read from his work, “The Queen of Moloka’i”. We discuss the influence of history in …

    • 34 min
    69: Tree, a Triptych, and Books About Sports

    69: Tree, a Triptych, and Books About Sports

    This week we hear Brooke Larson discuss her visually arresting, poetic three-part poem “Tree, a Triptych.” And we talk about the books we’re reading and loving lately with a sports theme, including CONCUSSION by Jeanne Marie Laskas and ALL THE …

    • 33 min
    68: Interview with Caroline Johnson

    68: Interview with Caroline Johnson

    This week we’re in conversation with poet Caroline Johnson, whose searing, tender collection THE CAREGIVER follows her own struggle to care for her parents over many years. We discuss the difficult issues of end-of-life care, parent-child relationships, and her choices …

    • 24 min
    67: Pushcart Prize Nominations!

    67: Pushcart Prize Nominations!

    It’s time for one of our favorite episodes of the year, listeners — the Pushcart Prize Nominations! We choose outstanding works from the magazine to be nominated for the prize, and return to discuss what made these pieces special. Thanks …

    • 27 min

Customer Reviews

SixkillerNYC ,

Good content and well produced

Two Cities is a well-written magazine and the podcast is a great extension of the magazine. There's good discussion of contemporary writing with some guest content as well.

Guy Psycho ,

A Great Creative Writing Podcast Hosted by 2 Literary Editors

Blair Hurley and Olivia Tandon host this wonderful show that offers an insider's look into how selections get made for a literary magazine, and that offers readings and interviews with the authors whose work is chosen for Two Cities Review. Blair and Olivia also chat about their literary interests in a friendly way that is a lot of fun to listen to.

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