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Nov 29, 2017

Ivy Pochoda is the guest. Her new novel is called Wonder Valley, available now from Ecco. 

In today's monologue, I answer questions from listeners.  

Nov 26, 2017

Panio Gianopoulos is the guest. His new story collection is called How to Get into Our House and Where We Keep the Money. It is available now from Four Way Books.

This is Panio's second time guesting on the podcast. He first appeared in Episode 138 on January 9, 2013.

In today's monologue, I read some listener mail and...

Nov 22, 2017

Emily Geminder is the guest. Her debut story collection is called Dead Girls and Other Stories. It is the winner of the Dzanc Books Short Story Prize.

In today's monologue, I talk about the tedious and often confusing reasons that led me to record and then re-record...

Nov 15, 2017

Elizabeth Ellen is the guest. She has a new story collection out called Saul Stories, available from Short Flight / Long Drive Books. Earlier this year she published a novel called Persona, and a poetry collection entitled Elizabeth Ellen is forthcoming.

Elizabeth first appeared on this program on August 26, 2012, in

Nov 8, 2017


Carmen Maria Machado is the guest. Her story collection, Her Body and Other Parties, is available now from Graywolf Press. It is a finalist for the 2017 National Book Award and the Kirkus Prize, and the winner of the Bard Fiction Prize.

In today's monologue, I reflect on the t-shirt fundraiser for the Salesses family...