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Season 2

Dec. 7, 2021

A Story Of Sorts S2 End Of Season

A very short episode to introduce you all to what I have planned for season 3 of A Story Of Sorts. Talk to you all in the New Year! * Follow all podcast updates on my Instagram account @astoryofsorts . …

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Oct. 5, 2021

A Story Of Sorts S2 E20 AudioFile Magazine & Audiobooks with Robin Wh…

On this episode I talk with Robin Whitten, founder of AudioFile Magazine, about audiobooks. Find Robin here: audiofilemagazine.com/about/ * Book recommended by Robin: His Dark Materials by Philip Pullman The Graveyard Book by...

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Sept. 14, 2021

A Story Of Sorts S2 E19 Sleeping Around with Morgan Vega

On this episode I chat with Morgan Vega about her debut YA novel, Sleeping Around. Find Morgan here: morganvega.com * Books recommended by Morgan: Starfish by Akemi Dawn Bowman Some Kind Of Happiness by Claire Legrand * Follo...

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Aug. 31, 2021

A Story Of Sorts S2 E18 Monkey Around with Jadie Jang

On this episode I chat with Jadie Jang about her debut urban fantasy novel, Monkey Around. Find Jadie here: clairelight.org * Books recommended by Jadie: One Hundred Years Of Solitude by Gabriel García Márquez The Green Bone...

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Aug. 24, 2021

Footnotes #7 July Reads

On this episode I talk about the books I have read in July. * Books mentioned on this episode: The Other Black Girl by Zakiya Dalila Harris Coulour Theory: Constelis VOss #1 by Kira Leigh The Night Watchman by Louise …

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Aug. 17, 2021

A Story Of Sorts S2 E17 Gatekeeping In Literature And Witch Renaissan…

On this episode I chat with Tika Viteri about writing, gatekeeping in literature, and the witch renaissance. Find Tika here: bookriot.com/author/tika-viteri/ * Books recommended by Tika: The Woman In White By Wilkie Collins T...

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Aug. 3, 2021

A Story Of Sorts S2 E16 The Lost Family with Libby Copeland

On this episode I chat with journalist Libby Copeland about her book, The Lost Family: How DNA Testing Is Upending Who We Are. Find Libby here: libbycopeland.com * Books recommended by Libby: At Home by Bill Bryson In The Woo...

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July 27, 2021

Footnotes #6 June Reads

On this episode I talk about the books I've read in June. * Books mentioned on this episode: Confrontaties by Simone Atangana Bekono Here We Are by Graham Swift De Omhelzing by David Grossman Meisje Van Mars by Anna Woltz …

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July 20, 2021

A Story Of Sorts S2 E15 Constelis Voss with Kira Leigh

On this episode I chat with Kira Leah about their debut sci-fi novel, Constelis Voss, and about queer representation in media. Find Kira here: constelisvoss.ml * Books recommended by Kira: Crime And Punishment by Fyodor Dosto...

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July 6, 2021

A Story Of Sorts S2 E14 Comics, Comic Conventions, and Dungeons And D…

On this episode I chat with Alice Nuttall about writing, comics and comic conventions, and dungeon and dragons. Find Alice here: linktr.ee/AliceNuttallBooks * Books recommended by Alice: His Dark Materials by Philip Pullman N...

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June 29, 2021

Footnotes #5 May Reads

On this episode I talk about the books I've read in May. * Books mentioned on this episode: The Guest List by Lucy Foley Gold Spun by Brandie June The Mermaid Of Jeju by Sumi Hahn Irena Book Two: Children …

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June 22, 2021

A Story Of Sorts S2 E13 Graphic Novels, Fandom & Freelance Writing wi…

On this episode I chat with Julia Rittenberg about graphic novels, fandom, and her work as a freelance writer. Find Julia here: juliarittenberg.com bookriot.com/author/julia-rittenberg twitter.com/Juliaismagic instagram.com/j...

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June 8, 2021

A Story Of Sorts S2 E12 Gold Spun with Brandie June

On this episode I chat with Brandie June about her debut fantasy novel Gold Spun, about theatre, her love for Oscar Wilde, and writing. Find Brandie here: brandiejune.com * Books recommended by Brandie: Spinning Silver by Nao...

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May 28, 2021

Footnotes #4 April Reads & A Curse Of Roses by Diana Pinguicha

On this episode I talk about the books I've read in April, and about A Curse Of Roses, by Diana Pinguicha, a fantasy book featuring a Portuguese legend that I am looking forward to reading. * Books mentioned on this …

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May 25, 2021

A Story Of Sorts S2 E11 While Reading And Walking with Leah von Essen

On this episode I talk with Leah von Essen about embroidery, ways to cope with anxiety, solo travel, and how to safely read while walking. Find Leah here: whilereadingandwalking.com Returning to childhood bestsellers I skippe...

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May 11, 2021

A Story Of Sorts S2 E10 Hani And Ishu's Guide To Fake Dating with Adi…

On this episode I talk with Adiba Jaigirdar about her new book, Hani And Ishu's Guide To Fake Dating, about her experience publishing two books during a pandemic, and about culture and representation. Find Adiba here: adibaja...

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April 27, 2021

A Story Of Sorts S2 E09 Fat Chance Charlie Vega with Crystal Maldonado

On this episode I talk with Crystal Maldonado about her debut YA book Fat Chance Charlie Vega , about fat fashion, and her love for Beyoncé. Crystal also reveals a bit about her new book, coming out in 2022. Find …

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April 20, 2021

Footnotes #3 March Reads & Digital Zine Update

On this bonus episode I talk about the books I've read in March, and about an update regarding the monthly digital zine. * Books mentioned on this episode: Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi The Office Of Historical Corrections by Daniel...

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April 13, 2021

A Story Of Sorts S2 E08 Lost Girls with Ellen Birkett Morris

On this episode I chat with Ellen Birkett Morris about her short story collection, Lost Girls , her poetry chapbooks, Surrender , with some advice from Ellen regarding book publication. Find Ellen online here: ellenbirkettmor...

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March 30, 2021

A Story Of Sorts S2 E07 Spoken Word By Anamika with Anamika Dutta

On this episode I chat with Anamika Dutta about poetry, spoken word, mental health, and her own podcast, Spoken Word By Anamika . Watch Anamika's TedxTalk on the link below: https://youtu.be/XEY9ZPIMXso Note: this episode was...

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March 16, 2021

A Story Of Sorts S2 E06 The Writer's Guide (To The Galaxy) with Silva…

On this episode I chat with Silvana Sodde, CEO of The Writer's Guide (To The Galaxy). Silvana talks about her work managing writing groups and workshops in Rotterdam, about gentrification, and how the Writer's Guide (To The G...

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March 2, 2021

A Story Of Sorts S2 E05 Social Media Management with Senja

On this episode I talk with Senja, author of the blog Het Finse Meisje and social media manager at Het Finse Meisje Consulting about living abroad, her love for interior design and renovation, with a few tips from Senja on …

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Feb. 16, 2021

A Story Of Sorts S2 E04 Through The Colors Of A Butterfly with Martin…

On this episode I talk with Martinique Mims about her debut middle-grade book, Through The Colours Of A Butterfly, and about her role as a recruitment manager for an education non-profit organisation. The book is out on the 2...

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Feb. 9, 2021

Footnotes #1 January Wrap-Up & Digital Zine

On this first bonus episode, I talk about the books I've read in January, with reviews for each of them, the monthly digital zine I'm creating, and a few more bookish news. For the Toni Morrison challenge on IG check …

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Feb. 2, 2021

A Story Of Sorts S2 E03 Bored To Death Book Club with Esmée de Heer

On this episode I talk with Esmée de Heer about her writing, her love for books, and how she hosts and manages a book club, both in-person and online. You can find Esmée and Bored To Death Book Club on …

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Jan. 19, 2021

A Story Of Sorts S2 E02 Frank with Ece Gurler

On this episode, I talk to Ece Gurler about her debut middle-grade sci-fi book - Frank - about living abroad, and about the joys and challenges of starting a business, with some tips for writers and entrepreneurs alike. Buy F...

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Jan. 5, 2021

A Story Of Sorts S2 E01 Guess The Plot Of The Book From The Title wit…

Welcome to Season 2 of A Story Of Sorts! For this first episode I invited Irenea Vicari - friend, musician, and arts and crafts maker - for a game of Guess The Plot Of The Book From The Title. You …

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