Literally Tacoma (literature)

Literally Tacoma is a podcast hosted by William Turbyfill and Christina Butcher and produced by Creative Colloquy. We look at aspects of Tacoma Washington's literary community through interviews with local writers, organizations, and community members.

The Podcasts

DL Fowler

In which Gig Harbor author and historian DL Fowler digs into the history of Abraham Lincoln and chats about his upcoming book on writing craft.

Direct download: DL_Fowler_Interview.m4a
Category:literature -- posted at: 8:13am PDT

Ned Hayes

In which Olympia author Ned Hayes talks about the importance of writing from perspectives other than our own, as well as his upcoming projects. 

Direct download: Ned_Hayes_Final.m4a
Category:literature -- posted at: 1:54pm PDT

James Stowe

In which Tacoma cartoonist James Stowe talks about his lifelong journey as a creative and explains how being a family man has affected his work. 


The amazing Sidekick Quest by James Stowe


Direct download: James_Stowe_Final.m4a
Category:literature -- posted at: 8:09am PDT

Alec Clayton

In which Olympia's southern-born artist and writer Alec Clayton chats about his lifelong passion and work in the arts. 

For more of Alec Clayton's work, visit his website.

Direct download: Alec_Clayton.m4a
Category:literature -- posted at: 3:38pm PDT

Michael Magee

In which local playwright and poet Michael Magee explains about his travels through Europe, his family history, and the evolution of his creative work. 

Direct download: Michael_Magee.m4a
Category:literature -- posted at: 11:54am PDT

Wherein Christina and William inform the public about upcoming Literary themed events!

Direct download: LT_Sode_1.m4a
Category:literature -- posted at: 1:14pm PDT

Michael Fitzgerald Returns!

In which William and Christina sit down with Michael Fitzgerald, owner and operator of Destiny City Comics (where William gets his regular dosage of Batman comics). If we don't get some serious geek cred after this episode, then I'm all out of ideas.

Direct download: Michael_Returns.m4a
Category:literature -- posted at: 6:54am PDT

Connie Walle

In which Tacoma's 2015 AMOCAT Arts Award recipient Connie Walle teaches William and Christina a thing or two about poetry. 

Direct download: Connie_Walle.m4a
Category:literature -- posted at: 8:51am PDT

Literally Tacoma - Christian Carvajal Part 2

In which we refuse to leave a job half finished and conclude our interview with Christian Carvajal by discussing his novel Lightfall, his short story Silver and a great deal more. We also pay a visit to a local bastian of creativity, Nearsighted Narwhal.


Relevant Links and Things


The Nearsighted Narwhal



Direct download: CC_Literally_Tacoma_Episode_4.m4a
Category:literature -- posted at: 8:45pm PDT

Literally Tacoma - Christian Carvajal Part 1

In which we begin our dialogue with Christian Carvajal, author Lightfall, about the business of writing. Those that stay until the end of the interview are treated with a reading of the Creative Colloguy's "No, the Future", a short story written by 75 Downtown Block Party attendees. Yes, Christmas came early.


Relevant Links and Things


Direct download: CC_Episode_3.mp3
Category:literature -- posted at: 9:27am PDT