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The Vortex Podcast

13 EpisodesProduced by UCA Vortex PodcastWebsite

From Fiction to Poetry, Screenplays to Short Stories, the University of Central Arkansas's Vortex Podcast has it all just for you! Through the work of our dedicated staff, we bring student work to life through voice and audio, as well as speaking with visiting authors, upcoming writers and creators … read more

13 Episodes | 2018 - 2019

Episode 12: Between Art and ADHD with Anna Wagner

April 10th, 2019


It's April of the Arts here at the Vortex Podcast where over the next couple of weeks we'll be doing deep dives and interviews with the students and …

Episode 11: Black History Month Special

February 28th, 2019


On this episode, we talk to previous guest Marrissa Childs and new guest Dr. M Shelly Conner. We discuss the importance of Black History Month, how …

Episode 10: Valentine's Day Special

February 15th, 2019


Here is our Valentine's Day special! It's a long one. We talk with Marrissa Childs and Helen O'Malley about how their identities shape their writing, …

Episode 9: Kayla Byrum & LOCAL

January 22nd, 2019


New semester, new host, new episode! In this one, we sit down with Kayla Byrum and Rich Niemeyer of LOCAL and ask them about women in writing, confidence, and freelance writing. Have a listen!

Kathryn Miles Q & A

January 18th, 2019


This is not exactly a new episode, just some audio from the Q&A session that was held after the interview with Kathryn Miles. Enjoy!

Episode 8 - Mermaids and Taverns: Talking With Vaughn Scribner

November 19th, 2018


After a brief break between our episodes, we're back with the interview held between our very own Caleb Patton and Professor of History, Vaughn Scribner.
Caleb talks about mermaids, taverns, travel, and life as we learn …

Episode 7 - Horror Writer's Roundtable

October 31st, 2018


This week our host, Ricky, sits down with a few of the students from the Creative Writing department who specialize in writing horror and appreciate all things spooky.

A special thanks to Autumn Harris, Helen O'Malley, …

Episode 6 - A Night With Kathryn Miles

October 23rd, 2018


In our latest episode, we hear from Kathryn Miles as she reads from her newest book, Quakeland: On the Road to America's Next Devastating Earthquake.

Let's Talk Comics feat. Quade

October 12th, 2018


Today's episode is all about comics with our good friend, Quade! We'll learn a bit about who he is and what his background is like while chatting about comics, representation, and the passions shared through a medium …

Re-Hashing Last Year's Hash Slinger

October 5th, 2018


Bringing only the best to you all, we're re-uploading our awarding winning Halloween episode from last season to get your all excited for our favorite time of the year!

With stories read by Caleb Patton and Tyler Hauth …

Episode 3 - Meet The Crew!

September 28th, 2018


This week, we sat down with the crew of The Vortex podcast and talked about our experience, interests, and pretty much everything in between. Though …

We're Back!

September 27th, 2018


Hello all and welcome!

To those just coming to us for the first time, we can't express how happy we are that you've chosen to take the time to check us out.
To all those returning, WELCOME BACK!

This is just a brief …

Episode 2 - A Chat with Lauren Shippen

September 27th, 2018


Writer and Creator of The Bright Sessions podcast, Lauren Shippen, joins us on this episode to talk about her work, what's coming up for her in the future, and how the journey to where she is now, started.

Don't forget …

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