TIH 027: J David Osborne on Publishing, Daily Rituals and Making Reading Sexy

Broken River Books Wave 3

In this podcast J David Osborne talks about the year ahead for Broken River Books, daily rituals and the reading resurgence. This is part two of our two part interview with J David Osborne. Please download TIH 026: J David Osborne on Kickstarting An Indy Press.

About J David Osborne

J David Osborne runs the small press Broken River Books, which has released titles from such acclaimed authors as Stephen Graham Jones, Jedidiah Ayres, William Boyle, and Cody Goodfellow. His first novel, By the Time We Leave Here, We’ll Be Friends, was the winner of the 2010 Wonderland Award for Best Novel. He lives in Portland, Oregon, with his wife and dog.

Show notes

  • [00:10] Episode introduction and recapping of Part One with J David Osborne
  • [02:10] Interview start/ The first quarter of 2015 for Broken River Books
  • [15:00] Cody Goodfellow
  • [18:25] Daily rituals and packing everything into each day
  • [22:55] Changes in social media trends/reading coming back into fashion
  • [37:20] Best books and films of 2014
  • [45:15] Plans for 2015/bringing the theatrical to book readings


Broken River Books
J David Osborne fiction (UK)
J David Osborne fiction (US)
Repo Shark by Cody Goodfellow
Silent Weapons For Quiet Wars by Cody Goodfellow
The Least of My Scars by Stephen Graham Jones
Peckerwood by Jedidiah Ayres
The Last Projector by David James Keaton
Anti-Social App
Black Cloud by Juliet Escoria
The Troop by Nick Cutter
The Last Horror Novel in the History of the World Brian Allen Carr
Meet the mysterious men behind Oklahoma’s monument to Azathoth

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