#1 John talks with Christopher Grobe about his new book The Art of Confession: The Performance of Self from Robert Lowell to Reality TV (NYU Press, 2017).

#2 John talks with Joseph North about his new book Literary Criticism: A Concise Political History (Harvard, 2017).

#3 John talks with Evan Kindley about his new book Poet-Critics and the Administration of Culture (Harvard, 2017).

#4 John talks with poet Joshua Marie Wilkinson about life without a smartphone.

#5 John talks with Brandon Kreitler about his essay, “Competitive Personhood & the Commonplace of Poetry,” in Tourniquet Review.