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Brad King hosts The Downtown Writers Jam Podcast, a discussion with writers about the terrible things in life that led them to join the ranks of the weird and the writerly.

May 22, 2017

After hours of conversations with Brad outside the podcast, Indianapolis playwright and writer KT Peterson came by to talk about how empathy, performance, curiosity, and writing come together in her work.


May 8, 2017

PEN Literary award-winning playwright Jen Blackmer came by the podcast to discuss the importance of the personal perspective in art, particularly in the time of a Trump presidency.


Oct 23, 2016

Ben Asaykwee left Indiana to pursue his music and returned home to form one of Indianapolis' most interesting and innovative theater companies, Q Artistry. Along the way, he wrote Christian music in Nashville and performed original theater in Chicago. And his show Cabaret Poe has been running for eight years. But his...


Sep 5, 2016

Writing is a terrible, terrible trade. But it's also one that can help find the voice we always wanted, but could never muster. Indianapolis playwright Casey Ross stopped by the Jam to talk about how writing plays helped her find herself, and find some measure of closure with her childhood.