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May 27, 2015

Amelia Gray is the guest. Her short story collection Gutshot is available now from FSG Originals. Gutshot is the official May selection of The Nervous Breakdown Book Club.

What does it mean to be a working writer? What do you say when The New Yorker sends you an email? In this interview with Amelia Gray, we'll talk...

May 24, 2015

Sean H. Doyle is the guest. His new memoir is called This Must Be The Place, available now from Civil Coping Mechanisms.

The Chicago Tribune says

“Memoir depends on its teller for empathy and insight into its subject’s character. Angry, obliterated, yet, by turns, mournful and self-aware, Doyle lays himself bare....

May 20, 2015

Sarah Tomlinson is the guest. Her new memoir, Good Girl, is available now from Gallery Books. 

Jill Soloway says

"Good Girl is a father-daughter story unlike any other I’ve read before. Tomlinson’s prose is vivid and compelling, bringing you right along with her as she travels from her rural hometown to the big city...

May 13, 2015

Janaka Stucky is the guest. His new poetry collection, The Truth is We Are Perfect, is available now from Third Man Books. Bill Knott says

"Stucky’s verse has the power of the best East European poets—some of his poems seem to be perfect, magnificent, and instantly anthologizable. He is a forceful, cogent,...

May 6, 2015

Cate Dicharry is the guest. Her debut novel, The Fine Art of Fucking Up, is now available from Unnamed Press.

Kirkus Reviews calls it

"Funny and charmingly ridiculous."
And Jill Alexander Essbaum says
"Cate Dicharry’s comic timing is unimpeachable and though her characters are idiosyncratic and quirky, they are...