There’s a balance to be struck between storytelling and getting to the heart of what matters in writing. That’s especially true when writing about the arts.

Since 2015, Grant Walters has been writing about comedy and music for Columbus Underground, and he has stories behind the stories.

In a conversation with Columbus Underground co-founder Walker Evans, Walters explores the challenges and triumphs of restarting a writing career, the power of connecting with fans that aren’t his own, and the intricate process of writing about what truly matters.

They also discuss the everyday challenges of music journalism, the importance of supporting the local music community, and understanding the cultural identity of Columbus.


Full transcript on page 2.