Republic of Consciousness



The Republic of Consciousness Podcast comes out about 3 times a month. It’ll be a bit different each time, but expect interviews, readings, and some regular features, such as our Book of the Month.

We are supported by the fabulous Contemporary Small Press project & The University of Westminster. Huge thanks to them.

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Righty-ho, that’s enough chit-chat.

Enjoy the chit-chat.

Republuc of Consciousness Podcast #4

Our UEA Judges Bloc, Vijay Khurana, Ayanna Gillian Lloyd and Maya Lubinsky, discuss this year's Republic of of Consciousness Longlist.

Thank you to the UEA Writing Project for supporting us, and the National Centre of Writing for hosting us.

James Tookey
Republic of Consciousness Podcast #3.2: Books of the Year

Neil, Jonathan and Catherine discuss their Small Press Books of the Year (no submissions to The Republic of Consciousness Prize were eligible!)

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Republic of Consciousness Podcast #2: Milkman, Splice & Trieste

Join us for our November podcast, with Neil Griffiths, Catherine Taylor and Jonanthan McAloon, for chaotic/irreverent discussion about:

  • Reading Modiano in Trieste (here’s where you can find Young Once)

  • The overrated difficult of Milkman

  • A review of Nicholas John Turner’s Hang Him When He Is Not There, led by Eley ‘Republic of Consciousness Winner’ Williams (get it from Splice here)

  • Jonathan McAloon’s Small Press Book of the Month

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Republic of Consciousness Podcast #1 is here

Our October podcast is now live, with a lively discussion on the Goldsmiths Prize shortlist between Catherine Taylor and Jonnie McAloon. We had some technical snafus for this first episode, meaning the format is a little different to how we plan for it to be going forward. The podcast will evolve as we work it out, but we hope you agree that the vigour and passion for good books is already present.

You can listen or download below!

The Republic of Consciousness podcast is brought to you in association with The Contemporary Small Press Project at the University of Westminster.

James Tookey