Bidwell Hollow is a media company telling true stories about the world’s literary artists.
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There are three main ways to receive Bidwell Hollow: the blog, newsletter, and podcast.

The Bidwell Hollow Blog publishes author and poet interviews. These interviews introduce readers to new literary artists, illuminate artists’ work, and reveal the challenges and successes of becoming a published poet and writer. If you’re a writer or poet who’s interested in being featured on the blog, please contact us.

The Bidwell Hollow Newsletter delivers a weekly roundup of book-related news, as well as a hand-picked poem. Through the newsletter, subscribers stay on top of the latest in literary updates, while also discovering new and fresh poets and their work. You can subscribe to the Bidwell Hollow Newsletter here.

The Bidwell Hollow Podcast is a solo storytelling podcast that tells true, little-known stories about the lives and art of the world’s most famous writers and poets. The podcast is hosted by Nicholas Barron. Season 1 of the podcast is publishing weekly March 6-May 8, 2019. The podcast is available wherever people prefer to listen to podcasts.

Nicholas started Bidwell Hollow in January 2018 as a daily blog and podcast to fill the void left by The Writer’s Almanac. After The Writer’s Almanac returned in June 2018, Nick went back to the drawing board. The new Bidwell Hollow is a multichannel media company focused on telling true stories about the world’s writers and poets.

Bidwell Hollow is committed to inclusion across gender, age, race, religion, orientation, identity, and experience.

Listen to Bidwell Hollow

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You’ll also be able to find Bidwell Hollow on iHeartRADIO, TuneIn, or any podcatcher that you prefer.

Get the Newsletter

Join our community of Bidwell Hollowers and subscribe to our weekly newsletter.

Each newsletter contains:

  • A weekly rundown of the latest book news
  • A hand-picked poem
  • Updates about Bidwell Hollow

Plus, subscribers are automatically entered to win our periodic giveaways! We give away everything from poetry books to Bidwell Hollow merchandise.

New issues of the newsletter go out every Thursday morning. You can unsubscribe at any time.

And know that we take your privacy seriously. We will not spam you or sell your information to anyone else. You can read our privacy policy here.

Where is Bidwell Hollow

Bidwell Hollow is a rugged valley in the eastern fingers of Missouri’s Ozarks. Located in Ste. Genevieve County, the hollow is near the small farm where Nicholas Barron grew up. Bidwell Holler, as it’s known to locals, is protected public land that’s part of Mark Twain National Forest.

About Nicholas Barron

Nicholas Barron is the founder and operator of Bidwell Hollow, LLC. He’s also the host of the Bidwell Hollow Podcast.

Nick is fascinated by the lives of creative people, including the happenstances, relationships, and seemingly random occurrences that impact their work. He loves discovering and sharing true stories about literary artists with Bidwell Hollow Podcast listeners.

Nick grew up on a small Missouri farm. In addition to Bidwell Hollow, he works as a digital communications professional in Washington, DC. Nick enjoys hiking, tennis, running, and of course, reading books. His favorite authors include Willa Cather and Cormac McCarthy. And among his favorite poets are Elizabeth Bishop and Robert Frost.

Media Kit

You can view the Bidwell Hollow media kit via PDF.

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