Lit Up Celebrates Writers & Explores the Spark Behind their Books.
"Everyone in my life knows that books light me up. On the Lit Up Podcast, I talk with the writers I admire most about their books, their lives, and what lights them up." – Angela Ledgerwood
Catherine Lacey on "Biography of X", unknowability, & the mysterious forces that draw people together.
March 21, 2023
This week, Angela welcomes back Lit Up’s first-ever guest, author Catherine Lacey, and delves into the making and imagining of her brilliantly textured new book, Biography of X.
Michael Cecchi-Azzolina on collecting a lifetime’s worth of New York City restaurant tales
March 7, 2023
This week, Angela welcomes the warm, generous, and in-the-know Maitre d’, Michael Cecchi-Azzolina, for a rollicking chat, drawing on his three-plus decades spent working in New York City’s hottest restaurants.
Reid Mitenbuler on getting swept up in explorer Peter Freuchen’s larger-than-life stories.
February 21, 2023
Angela speaks with nonfiction author Reid Mitenbuler about stumbling upon eccentric Danish adventurer Peter Freuchen and unraveling his enthralling life in new book "Wanderlust".
Kate Baer on ‘And Yet’ speaking truth through poetry.
January 24, 2023
Angela chats with Kate Baer, the Pennsylvania-based poet and bestselling author whose bold, self-possessed poetry explores motherhood, friendship, love, loss & so much more.
Tarajia Morrell on collaborating with Fatima Ali & uncovering characters through food writing.
January 9, 2023
Angela speaks with food and travel writer Tarajia Morrell about her remarkable collaboration with Fatima Ali on her 2022 posthumous memoir Savor: A Chef's Hunger for More.