“Where can I find a podcast that satisfies my love of both literature and true crime? Particularly one that follows the extended play, narrative series format, i.e. one that I can binge?” That’s the question Corey Eastwood, Santiago Lemoine and Ramona Stout asked themselves in 2019, and the answer, sadly, was “nowhere.”

That podcast didn’t exist. So—you’ve guessed it by now—they created Penknife, a podcast about writers who may or may not have written about crime, but who definitely committed it