Podcasts

Welcome! Each week, we post fascinating discussions with biographers from around the country and the world.

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BIO Podcast Releases 100th Episode

BIO is celebrating the 100th episode of the BIO Podcast! The 100th episode features BIO member Kitty Kelley interviewing Gwendolyn Mink and Judy Tzu-Chun Wu about their biography, Fierce and […]

Podcast Episode #100 – Judy Tzu-Chun Wu and Gwendolyn Mink

This week we interview Gwendolyn Mink and Judy Tzu-Chun Wu, co-authors of Fierce and Fearless: Patsy Mink, First Woman of Color in Congress, published by New York University Press in […]

Podcast Episode #99 – Toluse Olorunnipa and Robert Samuels

This week we interview Toluse Olorunnipa and Robert Samuels, Peabody Award and Polk Award-winning journalists and co-authors of His Name Is George Floyd: One Man’s Life and the Struggle for Racial Justice, published by Viking Press […]

Podcast Episode #98 – Philip Short

This week we interview Philip Short, a British journalist who has written several definitive biographies, including Mao: A Life and Pol Pot: Anatomy of a Nightmare. Short has had a long career as a […]

Podcast Episode #97 – Mark Lee Gardner

This week we interview award winning writer Mark Lee Gardner. His latest biography, The Earth is All That Lasts: Crazy Horse, Sitting Bull, and the Last Stand of the Great Sioux Nation, was […]

Podcast Episode #96 – Paulina L. Alberto

This week we interview Paulina L. Alberto, an Argentine-born historian of Afro-Latin America and Professor of History, Spanish, and Portuguese at the University of Michigan. Her biography, Black Legend: The Many […]

Podcast Episode #95 – Brian Harker

This week we interview award-winning author and Brigham Young University music professor Brian Harker. His latest biography, Sportin’ Life: John W. Bubbles an American Classic, was published by Oxford University Press in January […]

Podcast Episode #94 – Kathleen Stone

This week we interview Kathleen Stone, a Boston-based lawyer whose reviews, essays and have appeared in MS Magazine, Arts Fuse, Ploughshares, Pangyrus, The Timberline Review, Los Angeles Review of Books and Grist. She also co-hosts Booklab, […]