Passions & Prologues

An Unexpected
Literary Podcast

Every week, host Adam Sockel interviews a popular member of the literary world about their passions beyond what they're known for. These longform, relaxed conversations show listeners a new side of some of their favorite content creators as well as provide insight into the things that inspire their work.

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Philosophically psychological with Jennifer Herrera

Passions & Prologues | E:27
This wide-ranging chat goes into her studies in college, her budding interest after that into the world of psychology as well as Jennifer and Adam...
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Connecting with the world of plants with Victoria Garza

Passions & Prologues | E:27
In this discussion, Victoria and Adam discuss her childhood growing up in the vegetable fields of Ohio and her experience with plant ceremonies an...
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When things are more than things with Cornelia Maude Spelman

Passions & Prologues | E:25
In this discussion, Adam and Cornelia discuss family heirlooms and the things that get passed down from generation to generation, slowing coming t...
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Location, location, location with Lesley Livingston

Passions & Prologues | E:24
In this discussion, Adam & Lesley talk about the incredible little known history of New York City before talking about Celtic magic and myth that ...
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The Team

Adam Sockel

Host / Producer
Adam Sockel has spent over a decade in the literary world interviewing authors and promoting books. He will read anything that is written well but is especially drawn to small, heartfelt stories with big emotions, literary and speculative fiction, and stories with a touch of magic and nostalgia.

David Allen Moss

Executive Producer
CCO of Evergreen, David is an award-winning creator, design entrepreneur, and musician passionately serving several non-profit arts and industry boards.

Sean Rule Hoffman

Mix Engineer / Producer
Sean Rule Hoffman (mix engineer), hailing from Orange, Ohio, earned a degree in Music Technology with a minor in Electronic Media and Film from Capital University in Columbus, Ohio.