San Diego City Beat Review


San Diego City Beat has reviewed the podcast: What matters to Listi is insight and inspiration. He wants to know how they got their start as writers, what they were like in college, what obstacles they overcame. Listi doesn’t dance around his subjects. Were you a fuck-up? A prodigy? A jerk? Eventually, even the most […]

Episode 91 — Sheila Heti


Sheila Heti is today’s guest.  She is the Interviews Editor at The Believer magazine, and her new novel, How Should a Person Be?, is now available in the United States from Henry Holt. Miranda July raves: A new kind of book and new kind of person. A book that risks everything—shatters every rule we women […]

Kill Your Darlings Reviews the Program


Jesse Borrelle at Kill Your Darlings Journal has reviewed the show. An excerpt: The host’s inquisitive tone draws honest and insightful accounts of the craft of writing from some of today’s most interesting cultural producers. Discussions between Listi and his guests run the gamut from the quality and mutability of language, to the political forces […]