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About The Literary Life Podcasts

Welcome to The Friends and Fellows Community brought to you by The Literary Life Podcast.  We are having a great time talking about our very favorite thing--BOOKS! We are overjoyed at the support and enthusiasm surrounding this new podcast and the highly stimulating Literary Life Discussion Facebook group. The conversation in that group is rich, intelligent, and FUN!  We are thrilled that so many people are excited about cultivating a Literary Life. Many people have asked us how they can support the podcast financially. In response to that request, we are excited to launch our Friends and Fellows Patreon.

We have two levels of patrons: Friends and Fellows.  

The first level is our Friends.  These are the people who love the podcast and enjoy participating in the lively and educational book discussion at The Literary Life Discussion Group on Facebook and would like to help us cover our expenses. It takes a lot of work and a great podcast support team to bring The Literary Life Podcast to you. Our Friends help make that happen!

Friends Bonuses:

  • Get your Poetry Questions Answered by Mr. Banks. For each episode of The Well Read Poem, you will have a chance to ask questions! Pick his brain!
  • We are working on some ways to foster more conversation on the Patreon. Look for Questions of the Week, Conversation Starters, and Answers to your Poetry Questions?
The second level is for Fellows.  The Fellows also want to help us cover production expenses, but would also like to dig deeper in the literary life. Can't get enough of The Literary Life? Become a Fellow and get ongoing exclusive bonus content.  

Fellows' Exclusive Bonuses will include, the above plus:

  • All Fellows Eve. We love our monthly LIVE get-togethers with our Fellows. The first Wednesday of every month, we gather for all the Book Talk and so much laughter!
  • Live Poetry Explications with Mr. Banks. With the launch of our sister podcast, The Well Read Poem, Mr. Banks will be doing regular live poetry explications with our Fellows.
  • Live Video Q and A's with Cindy, Angelina, and Thomas.  Do you talk back to the podcast? Have questions? Want to know more about the books we read? Our fellows get their chance in Live Video Q and A sessions.
  • Read Alouds by Thomas Banks. You've told us that you cannot get enough of Thomas Banks reading! You've asked us for more. Fellows get short stories, essays, poetry, and more read to them beautifully by Thomas Banks. Play it in your car, on your morning walk, in the gym, as you are falling asleep... 
  • Bonus episodes of the podcast. Fellows get exclusive bonus episodes to scratch their Literary Life itch.
  • Plus extra content from all three of us--Cindy, Angelina, and Thomas. We've been brainstorming ideas, and we want to hear from our Fellows. 

We are committed to providing ongoing great content for our patrons. And, we are currently seeking ways to incorporate more conversation on the patreon for both the Friends and Fellows levels. Look for Questions of the Week, Conversation Starters, and Answers to your Poetry Questions?

The Literary Life Podcast explores all aspects of cultivating a literary life. Each week we rescue stories from the Ivory Tower and bring them to your couch, your kitchen, and your commute. The literary life is for everyone!

Thank you for your support!
Cindy Rollins, Angelina Stanford, and Thomas Banks

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