Page Count, an interview-format podcast presented by Ohio Center for the Book at Cleveland Public Library, celebrates authors, librarians, booksellers, illustrators, publishing professionals, and literary advocates in and from the state of Ohio.
Guests range from internationally recognized and bestselling authors to professionals working on a grassroots level to improve access to books and literacy resources.
A new episode is released every other Tuesday.
Visit individual episode pages below for show notes and transcripts:
- The Secret Life of Zane Grey
- The Great Environmental Awakening with Douglas Brinkley
- Bonus Episode: Cleveland Reads Kickoff
- Query Critiques with Erin Hosier
- Writing Advice from Page Count Authors
- Podcasting for Writers with Jill Grunenwald
- 10 Tips for Drafting a Novel
- First Pages with Kirsten Reach
- Advice for the Career-Minded Writer with Liz Breazeale
- Escaping the Drawer with Sammy and Annisha
- Acts of Imagination with Will Hillenbrand
- Write Sober, Edit Sober with Negesti Kaudo
- Making History Personal with Derf Backderf
- Friendship and Snails with Tracy Subisak
- Bonus Episode: Author Alley Preview
- Unicorn-Level Books with Two Dollar Radio
- Second Generation Stories with Jyotsna Sreenivasan
- Counting Words with Brandi Larsen
- Crafting a Story Collection with Christopher Gonzalez
- Query Critiques with Devon Halliday
- Novel Revision with Matt Bell
- Building Community with Rachel Elizabeth Cargle
- Doing the Work with Thrity Umrigar
- The Ohio Literary Trail
- Welcome to Page Count
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About the Host
Laura Maylene Walter is the Ohio Center for the Book Fellow and author of the novel Body of Stars (Dutton/Penguin Random House) and the story collection Living Arrangements (BkMk Press). Her writing has appeared in Poets & Writers, Kenyon Review, The Sun, Slate, Ninth Letter, Literary Hub, The Masters Review, and many other publications.
Walter has received fellowships, residencies, or grants from Tin House, Yaddo, the Ohio Arts Council, the Ohioana Library Association, the Barbara Deming Memorial Fund, the Chautauqua Institution, and Art Omi: Writers. She is also a founding editor of Literary Cleveland’s Gordon Square Review.
If you have feedback, questions, or ideas for future episodes, email The Ohio Center For the Book. (If suggesting a guest, feel free to include their Ohio connection!)