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The Worm Hole Podcast

The Worm Hole Podcast is an author interview series by book blogger Charlie Place (The Worm Hole) started as a spin-off to her live events in Southampton. The podcast launched on the 28th October 2019 with guest Nicola Cornick, and new episodes are released every second and fourth Monday of the month, early morning UK time.

May 13, 2024

Charlie and Natasha Solomons (Fair Rosaline) discuss Natasha's interpretation of Romeo and Juliet, told from the perspective of Rosaline, wherein Romeo is a groomer and Juliet must be saved from him. We discuss as well Natasha's stylistic choices for her prose and the changes she made to the original ending.

Please note...


Apr 22, 2024

Charlie and Lucy Barker (The Other Side Of Mrs Wood) discuss Victorian mediums both factual and fictionalised - their work, the spiritualism that led to their popularity, the social circles, the rivalry, the rumours of fraud, and the women's roles as early grief counselors. We also talk about the early days of the...


Apr 8, 2024

Charlie and Jennifer Saint (Atalanta) discuss the forgotten story of the female member of the Argonauts - Jennifer's use of and changes to the various versions of the mythological story, including her usage of motherhood as a theme, Homer's thoughts on his women characters, the assault of Callisto, and the fact...


Mar 25, 2024

Charlie and Elizabeth Fremantle (Disobedient) discuss the formative life, and Elizabeth's fictionalisation, of Artemisia Gentileschi, a woman painter from the 17th century.

Please note that there are many mentions of rape in this episode, and there is also a mention of animal death.

The previous episodes with Elizabeth...


Mar 11, 2024

Charlie and Kristy Woodson Harvey (The Summer Of Songbirds) discuss whether we should like her character, Lanier (who stops her best friend and brother being together); the various plot threads she left out of the book (including alternative endings); and US summer camps (both Kristy's experiences, and the effect of...