Series: Shipping & Handling

Join Bridget Smith of Dunham Literary Inc. and Jennifer Udden of Barry Goldblatt Literary LLC as we discuss books, publishing, writing, fandom, and more!

Episode 30 – Special Guest Mika Kasuga!

In this episode we talk to special guest Mika Kasuga, Associate Editor at Random House, about nonfiction, what platform actually means, and more!  Favorite quotes from this episode:  “You can’t make eye contact with a woman, they’ll…

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#SHBookClub Episode 2 – Shards of Honor

In which Bridget and Jen basically just doodle little hearts that say ARAL + CORDELIA 4 EVA 

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Episode 29: Captain America – Civil War

In which Jen, Bridget, and special guest Connor Goldsmith of Fuse Literary talk Captain America: Civil War, romance novelist pseudonyms, and the Best Vegas Story of All Time. 

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#Shbookclub Episode 1 – The Vorkosigan Saga – Falling Free

In which Bridget & Jen talk about Falling Free, the first (chronological) volume in Lois McMaster Bujold’s long-running Vorkosigan saga. Covered in this episode are such topics as how weird it is to have four arms instead of two, the relative…

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Episode 28: Too Many Dukes

In this episode, Bridget and Jen ask each other Why Do You Read That? regarding middle grade and romance and are terrified for a good five minutes by a creature that may or may not be coming to attack. 

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Episode 27 – Vegas, Baby

In this episode Jen recounts magical tales of her travel to the nation’s silliest city, the insanity of RT, and the details of the Shipping & Handling Book Club, plus much more!   

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Episode 26 – Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries

In this episode, Bridget and Jen talk the unbridled joy of Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries, the utility of abandoning oneself to the frozen winds, and the Shipping & Handling book club! 

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Episode 25 – Moving & Shaking

In which Bridget and Jen discuss what happens when your agent moves agencies, failures to communicate, and get way drunker than we had planned. 
NB: When we recorded this episode, it came out to two hours, because we had a bottle of wine each,…

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Episode 24 – WFC with special guest Steve Saffel

In which Bridget and Jen attend World Fantasy, define Barcon, and interview the delightful Steve Saffel, editor at Titan Books! 

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Episode 23: Hey Ladies!

In this episode, recorded in the distant past, Bridget & Jen discuss what makes a strong character that happens to be female, awkward acronyms, and just how many people you should query at one time from the same agency. 
Quote of the…

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