Writers Talk

Writers Talk, produced by the Ohio State University’s Center for the Study and Teaching of Writing,
interviews a wide variety of authors, focusing on how they produce text and communicate in a variety of genres. Its purpose is to demystify and promote writing, especially for academic writers. Guests have include best sellers like RL Stine, Lee Child, and Rita Mae Brown; humor writers like Laurie Notaro and Christopher Moore; Internet authors like Grammar Girl and John Green; journalists like Rick Reilly, Byron Pitts, and Bruce Feiler; and academics like Kevin Boyle and OSU President Gordon Gee.

  • Listen to the show on the radio or watch on television at these broadcast times.
  • Follow Writers Talk on iTunes (audio | video), YouTube, and  Facebook.
  • Check out our featured Writers Talk video.
  • Browse the Writer Talk archive

If you are a writer or educator and would like to participate in a CSTW podcast, please contact Doug Dangler, host of Writers Talk, pictured at right.


Writers Talk thanks its interview partners:

Columbus City Schools; Columbus Public Library; Columbus School for Girls; Cover to Cover bookstore; OSU Digital Union; Jewish Community Center Book Fair; Ohioana; OSU Libraries; The President and Provost's Diversity Lecture & Cultural Arts Series; Six String Concerts; The Ohio Channel; Third Coast; Thurber House; and our media partner WCBE 90.5, Central Ohio's NPR Station, where donations are gladly accepted.