Shipping & Handling

Hosted ByJennifer Udden & Bridget Smith

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

All Episodes

Episode 19 – Agency

In this episode, Bridget and Jen discuss agency (not the place where we work,) active versus reactive characters, “good YA” and more! Also, Jen says “sort of” approximately 36,000 times.
ANNOUNCEMENT: We will be doing a query…

Episode 18 – Visceral & Emotional

In which Bridget and Jen discuss Mad Max, Jurassic World, running in heels, how to be a writer-friend, how to forget the word “solstice,” and much, much more! 

Episode 17 – Summer Reading

Obviously the itle of this episode should be sung to the tune of Summer Lovin’ from GREASE. 
In this episode, we discuss reading during the summer, audience and genre, communcation, small presses, and more! 

Episode 16- Puppies & Statues

In this episode, Bridget and Jen discuss the Hugo awards, Puppies, and whether it’s ever appropriate to do the bare minimum and call it a day. 

Episode 15 – Questions of authenticity

In this episode, we discuss youtube, authenticity, and how quickly we’d sell out if given the chance. (Very.) 
As always, any questions/feedback/topic suggestions can be sent to, @shipandhandling, or…

Episode 14 – Finding Time

This episode we talk time management, writing advice, and unsellable books. Feedback, questions, suggestions? Send them to us at, @shipandhandling on twitter, or via our ask box on our website! 

Episode 13 – Hearts and Minds

In this very special romance-themed episode of Shipping & Handling, we discuss our favorite fictional relationships and the difficulties of writing therein, take none of your questions because no one sent them in, and talk about what we’re reading…

Episode 12: Insert Clever Title Here

In this episode we discuss the upcoming meta project from Rainbow Rowell, how much comp could a comp title comp, and reading in and out of your genre.
As always, please send us your questions, comments, or topic suggestions via email at…

Episode 11 – Determination & Desire

In which Jen & Bridget talk about their reading plans for 2015, their query pile wish lists, and how low their tolerances have become after three weeks away. 
As always, please leave us questions in our ask box or in our email, or via…

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