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.

Listen on Apple Podcasts Listen on Spotify

Bonus book recommendations with Amy Clark from Mom Advice!

| E:Bonus 1

Recent Episodes

View All

Getting folkin’ terrified with Grady Hendrix

Passions & Prologues | E:28
In this discussion, Adam and Grady chat about how these emotional cores that transform into fear sprung from his original passion for folklore and...
Listen to Getting folkin’ terrified with Grady Hendrix

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...
Listen to Philosophically psychological with Jennifer Herrera

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...
Listen to Connecting with the world of plants with Victoria Garza

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...
Listen to When things are more than things with Cornelia Maude Spelman