Cover image of Isaac Fitzgerald

Isaac Fitzgerald

9 Podcast Episodes

Latest 1 May 2021 | Updated Daily

Weekly hand curated podcast episodes for learning

Episode artwork

461: Isaac Fitzgerald/Brigette Barrager/Leigh Hobbs!

The Drunken Odyssey with John King: A Podcast About the Writing Life

In this week’s episode, I speak with Isaac Fitzgerald and Brigette Barrager and Leigh Hobbs about children's books.

1hr 11mins

28 Feb 2021

Episode artwork

David Byrne & Maira Kalman in conversation with Isaac Fitzgerald

Live Talks Los Angeles

David Byrne & Maira Kalman in conversation with Isaac Fitzgerald at Live Talks Los Angeles discussing their book, “American Utopia.“ The talk was held on November 9, 2020 and was taped from the Live Talks Los Angeles studios. For more information on Live Talks Los Angeles -- upcoming events, videos and podcast -- visit livetalksla.org and subscribe to this podcast.


17 Jan 2021

Similar People

Episode artwork

Isaac Fitzgerald #91

Drinks with Tony

Isaac Fitzgerald is the author of the new children’s book How To Be A Pirate. His previous books include Pen & Ink and Knives & Ink. He’s a regular guest on The Today Show and I drilled him with too many questions about every minute detail of what it’s like to appear on the show….it turns out it’s oddly similar to appearing on Drinks with Tony. Drinks with Tony is on iTunes, Spotify, Pandora, Stitcher, and other podcast outlets.


24 Jun 2020

Episode artwork

E15: The Stories We Tell (w/ Isaac Fitzgerald)

The Racist Sandwich Podcast

In this episode, we interview Buzzfeed Books Editor Isaac Fitzgerald about his new book, Knives & Ink: Chefs and the Stories Behind Their Tattoos. The book, which features beautiful illustrations by Wendy Macnaughton, is out now. Isaac and Soleil share tattoo stories, both of which you don't want to miss. In addition to talking about the book, we grill Isaac on what it takes to be a good ally and gatekeeper in the publishing industry, which is so very homogenous We also have a few big announcements packed into this episode: Soleil is moving to Mexico to open a restaurant (and will continue hosting the show from abroad), AND we're starting a Patreon help make the podcast more sustainable!  Produced by Alan Montecillo. Music by AF The Naysayer, Blue Dot Sessions, and Brown Bird.


17 Nov 2016

Most Popular

Episode artwork

Knives and Ink by Isaac Fitzgerald and Wendy MacNaughton

Reading With Robin


18 Oct 2016

Episode artwork

Rocket Talk Episode 76: Myke Cole and Isaac Fitzgerald

Rocket Talk Podcast – Tor.com

Welcome back to the Rocket Talk podcast! We apologize for a few weeks delay, but two recordings had to be discarded due to bad audio. Nevertheless, we return in fine fashion!This episode brings fantasy writing standout Myke Cole back to the show and welcomes BuzzFeed Books Editor, Isaac Fitzgerald for the first time. Isaac gives us the straight dope on BuzzFeed’s mission and breaks down their approach to content. Myke and Isaac then start a conversation about the intersection of genre fiction and general fiction in the modern cultural environment. Finally, Myke convinces you to buy his book.As a security contractor, government civilian, and military officer, Myke Cole’s career has run the gamut from counterterrorism to cyber warfare to federal law enforcement. He’s done three tours in Iraq and was recalled to serve during the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. His first series, the Shadow Ops Trilogy, is complete. Gemini Cell and Javelin Rain are the start of a new series set in the same universe—you can read an excerpt from Javelin Rain here on Tor.com.Isaac Fitzgerald is the editor at BuzzFeed Books and co-founder of Pen & Ink. He uses Twitter. Rocket Talk Episode 76  (47:30)Listen through your browser here:http://www.tor.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/RocketTalkEpisode76.mp3On a mobile device or want to save the podcast for later?Listen to Episode 76: Myke Cole and Isaac FitzgeraldGet Rocket Talk on iTunesGet the Rocket Talk feedAlso! If you have an idea for an episode of Rocket Talk or would like to come on as a guest, reach out to Justin Landon at justin.landon@gmail.com. Obviously, we can’t accommodate everyone, but we’re always looking for new ideas and fresh perspectives. You can find all of the episodes of Rocket Talk on Tor.com here.

1 Apr 2016

Episode artwork

22: Isaac Fitzgerald & "Infinite Home"

So Many Damn Books

Isaac Fitzgerald skates by the Damn Library and joins the guys to talk about his Pen & Ink series, Kathleen Alcott's "Infinite Home", and the joys of recommending books. Hilarity ensues. Also maybe some 80s metal. Fifteen Seconds of a Song: Belle & Sebastian, "Wrapped Up in Books" Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 1min

25 Aug 2015

Episode artwork

Episode 14: Isaac Fitzgerald

Almost Live at Mellow Pages

Do you love the internet? Do you love books? In this episode, we hang with someone who loves both more than anyone you could ever hope to meet, Buzzfeed Books' managing editor, Isaac Fitzgerald. We talk about his career path from The Rumpus to McSweeney's and his move across America to New York City and Buzzfeed. We had a great time with Isaac and we know you will have a great time, too. Pop open a cold something and enjoy.

1hr 13mins

12 Aug 2014

Episode artwork

Litquake's Lit Cast Episode 28 - Peter Orner in conversation with Isaac Fitzgerald

Litquake's Lit Cast

Peter Orner is the author of Esther Stories, The Second Coming of Mavala Shikongo, Love and Shame and Love, and his newest collection, Last Car Over the Sagamore Bridge, which was hailed by the Chicago Tribune as “storytelling mastery.” In conversation with Isaac Fitzgerald from McSweeney’s, and with music by Paul Griffiths. Recorded live at Litquake’s Epicenter at Hotel Rex, and co-presented by Books, Inc.


20 Aug 2013