Are you wanting to learn more about published author ? Well you’ve come to the right place. This is a curated list of the best published author podcasts of 2021.
We have selected these podcasts for a variety of reasons, but they are all well worth a listen. We tried to select a variety of podcasts across the spectrum from hosts with a wide breadth of experience.
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Best Published Author Podcasts 2021
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Get Published Podcast
- Publisher: Paul G. Brodie
- Total Episodes: 670
Welcome to the Get Published Podcast, where we help people get published with a proven system that works!Give us 15 minutes and we will give you a great podcast.Join 15-time bestselling author and book publisher, Paul Brodie as he discusses with his guest, every step of the author journey, to help you with the writing, publishing and marketing of your book.
Monocycle with Leandra Medine
- Publisher: Monocycle
- Total Episodes: 72
A ten minute digest from author, humorist and creator of Man Repeller (now Repeller), Leandra Medine. New shows published weekly.
Making Sense with Sam Harris
- Publisher: Sam Harris
- Total Episodes: 259
Join neuroscientist, philosopher, and best-selling author Sam Harris as he explores important and controversial questions about the human mind, society, and current events.Sam Harris is the author of five New York Times bestsellers. His books include The End of Faith, Letter to a Christian Nation, The Moral Landscape, Free Will, Lying, Waking Up, and Islam and the Future of Tolerance (with Maajid Nawaz). The End of Faith won the 2005 PEN Award for Nonfiction. His writing and public lectures cover a wide range of topics—neuroscience, moral philosophy, religion, meditation practice, human violence, rationality—but generally focus on how a growing understanding of ourselves and the world is changing our sense of how we should live.Harris’s work has been published in more than 20 languages and has been discussed in The New York Times, Time, Scientific American, Nature, Newsweek, Rolling Stone, and many other journals. He has written for The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, The Economist, The Times (London), The Boston Globe, The Atlantic, The Annals of Neurology, and elsewhere.Sam Harris received a degree in philosophy from Stanford University and a Ph.D. in neuroscience from UCLA.
The Weekly Eudemon
- Publisher: Eric Scheske
- Total Episodes: 93
Widely-published author, speaker, and lawyer, Eric Scheske, offers weekly commentary on a host of matters, ranging from current events to philosophy to religion.
Eugene S. Robinson Show Stomper!
- Publisher: Eugene S Robinson
- Total Episodes: 165
Eugene S. Robinson is an award winning journalist for more than a few publications, is both a published author and novelist whose screen work in TV, Film, commercial and video touches on music, MMA, sex and crime.
The Readings Podcast
- Publisher: Readings Books
- Total Episodes: 134
The Readings Podcast is a celebration of books, reading and pop culture. Episodes are published fortnightly and include author interviews, event recordings, booksellers chatting about their favourite reads, industry insights, and more.
The Self Publishing Show
- Publisher: Mark Dawson
- Total Episodes: 282
Mark Dawson is a best selling self-published author on multiple platforms including Amazon and Kobo. He is the author of the John Milton thriller series and its spin-off Beatrix Rose. In addition, he’s written several ‘Soho Noir’ novels. Mark’s breakthrough came when he developed a marketing strategy for promoting and selling his books. His swift success enabled him to quit his 9 to 5 job and he has generated gross revenues of more than a million dollars in less than five years.Mark has become a leading voice in the self publishing industry and he advocates and teaches a strategy based around offering books for free, mailing list development and social media advertising. In 2015, he published the first version of what is now his acclaimed online course ‘Advertising for Authors’. He has also developed a course for writers at the start of their careers – Self Publishing 101.James Blatch co-hosts the podcast and he represents the first time, wannabe author. James is a former BBC News journalist who is currently writing his first novel.Between them James and Mark explore the world of self publishing with a focus on actionable tips for new and experienced indie authors.
RFK Jr The Defender Podcast
- Publisher: Robert Kennedy Jr
- Total Episodes: 19
Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. is founder of Waterkeeper Alliance, as well as Founder, Chairman of the Board, and Chief Legal Counsel for Children’s Health Defense, and of counsel to Morgan and Morgan, a nationwide law firm.Mr. Kennedy is an esteemed author, with a long list of published books including the New York Times’ bestseller, “Crimes Against Nature.” Mr. Kennedy was named one of Time magazine’s “Heroes for the Planet” for his success helping Riverkeeper lead the fight to restore the Hudson River.Podcast features Robert F. Kennedy Jr interviewing guests. Produced by David Whiteside.
The Dream Show with Jane Teresa Anderson
- Publisher: Jane Teresa Anderson
- Total Episodes: 51
Internationally acclaimed dream analyst and author of Bird of Paradise (Taming the Unconscious to Bring Your Dreams to Fruition), Jane Teresa Anderson, interprets her guests’ dreams and shares dream interpretation tips and insights. A new episode is published every four weeks.
The Jewish Lives Podcast
- Publisher: Jewish Lives
- Total Episodes: 21
The Jewish Lives Podcast is a monthly show that explores the lives of influential Jewish figures. Hosted by Alessandra Wollner, each episode includes an interview with an acclaimed Jewish Lives author. Jewish Lives is a prizewinning series of biography published by Yale University Press and the Leon D. Black Foundation. Join us as we explore the Jewish experience together.
- Publisher: Monica and Michael Berg
- Total Episodes: 53
Don’t miss this thought-provoking podcast series with authors Monica and Michael Berg. Together, they’ll answer your most pressing questions, offering sage advice for the modern world. Self-proclaimed Change Junkie, Monica Berg is an author and teacher who lectures internationally. Michael Berg is a rabbi and Aramaic scholar who has published almost 20 books on the teachings of Kabbalah. This husband and wife team has been sharing kabbalistic wisdom and relationship expertise with students for decades. Join them for a down-to-earth conversation about the big life questions that spark your curiosity the most.
Switch, Pivot or Quit
- Publisher: Mayzie Media
- Total Episodes: 350
An intimate look at navigating career transitions on your own terms for the woman seeking encouragement, inspiration + change in a life filled with demands on who she should be. Sharing stories of women who have learned best practices through personal and professional development resulting in practical advice and actionable tips. Leading the conversations is Host Ahyiana Angel, who successfully switched careers from a sports entertainment publicist to a published author. This is candid convo when you’re deciding if you need to Switch, Pivot, or Quit®. Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/ahyiana.angel/
- Publisher: Margaret Larkin
- Total Episodes: 174
Media podcast created in 2009 by Margaret Larkin, who’s also the author of Wicker Park Wishes, a novel published by Eckhartz Press.
Book Marketing Tips and Author Success Podcast
- Publisher: Penny Sansevieri Author Marketing Experts, Inc.
- Total Episodes: 62
Join Penny Sansevieri and Amy Cornell for fun and frank discussions packed with clever ideas and easy-to-implement book marketing strategies! Designed to help self-published authors and traditionally published authors at any level, the Book Marketing Tips and Author Success Podcast will definitely inspire you with new ideas for how to sell books and grow your platform. Subscribe today and take that next step toward a more successful, long-term book marketing plan!
Self Publishing Journeys
- Publisher: Paul Teague & Clixeo Ltd
- Total Episodes: 397
This podcast charts Paul Teague’s self-publishing journey, from writing his first book to achieving his first 5-figure earnings months.Episodes cover writing, editing, marketing, time management, author platform strategies, business issues & much more.You’ll also find the archive for The Self-Publishing Journeys podcast here, a show aimed specifically at indie authors and featuring interviews with self-published writers and providers of author services.This show uses affiliate links: https://paulteague.net/disclosure/
All About Agatha (Christie)
- Publisher: All About Agatha (Christie)
- Total Episodes: 186
All About Agatha is a podcast all about, well, Agatha. Agatha Christie, of course. The Queen of Crime, a real-life Dame of the British Empire and author of sixty-six mystery novels that spanned the Twentieth Century, defining a genre. Every month or so we revisit one of these novels in the order they were first published in the UK. Discussions range from plotting and interpretation to the impact of the beloved adaptations to an attempt at ranking them all. We take a breather in between novels to discuss one of her many (100-plus) short stories, and to interview like-minded mystery obsessives (scholars, authors, etc.). Call it a Christie-fest, as we revisit Hercule Poirot, Miss Marple, Tommy and Tuppence, and oh so much more…. Join us.
The Secret World Chronicle
- Publisher: Mercedes Lackey, Dennis Lee, and Cody Martin, with Larry Dixon and Veronica Giguere
- Total Episodes: 226
The stories of the metahuman struggle against the Thulian menace continue in the ongoing podcast of The Secret World Chronicle, a series published by Baen Books. Famed fantasy and sci-fi author Mercedes Lackey and returning authors Dennis Lee and Cody Martin are joined by artist and fantasy author Larry Dixon and voice talent/author Veronica Giguere as they continue this podcast in the braided novel tradition. Cover art done by Adam Mancilla.
Writing Children’s Fiction
- Publisher: A. P. Winter
- Total Episodes: 14
It’s a great time to write that book, so why not join for some short, cosy, insightful episodes with a published children’s author. If you’d like to support the podcast, you can now donate the price of a coffee through www.buymeacoffee.com/chilfic
- Publisher: Radio Rumi
- Total Episodes: 52
Radio Rumi is hosted by Dr. Fatemeh Keshavarz at the University of Maryland. Keshavarz is author of award winning books including Reading Mystical Lyric: the Case of Jalal al-Din Rumi (USC Press,1998), Recite in the Name of the Red Rose (USC Press, 2006) and a book of literary analysis and social commentary titled Jasmine and Stars: Reading more than Lolita in Tehran (UNC Press, 2007). She has also published other books and numerous journal articles. Keshavarz is a published poet in Persian and English and an activist for peace and justice.
Writing for Children
- Publisher: Institute for Writers
- Total Episodes: 133
Do you want to learn how to write for children? The Institute of Children’s Literature has taught hundreds of thousands of aspiring writers, and the director of ICL is the host of Writing for Children. Bestselling children’s author Katie Davis focuses on the craft of writing for children: how to write a children’s book, how to write for children’s magazines, how to get paid, and get published. There are listener questions, with answers from the experts at the Institute, plus hard-to-find resources and links included in every week’s show notes. If you want to learn about how to get into children’s publishing, Listen!