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May 29, 2019

Elisa Gabbert is the guest. Her new essay collection, The Word Pretty, is available from Black Ocean Press.

This is Elisa's second time on the podcast. She first appeared in Episode 241 on January 8, 2014.

Gabbert is a poet and essayist whose other books include L’Heure Bleue, or the Judy Poems (Black Ocean,...

May 22, 2019

Saskia Vogel is the guest. Her debut novel, Permission, is available from Coach House Books. 

Vogel was born and raised in Los Angeles and now lives in its sister city, Berlin, where she works as a writer and Swedish-to-English literary translator.

Previously she worked as Granta magazine’s global publicist and as...

May 15, 2019

Lydia Fitzpatrick is the guest. Her debut novel, Lights All Night Long, is available from Penguin Press.

Fitzpatrick’s work has appeared in the The O. Henry Prize Stories, The Best American Mystery Stories, One Story, Glimmer Train, and elsewhere. She was a Wallace Stegner Fellow at Stanford University, a fiction...

May 8, 2019

Lilliam Rivera is the guest. Her new YA novel, Dealing in Dreams, is available from Simon & Schuster.

Rivera's previous novel,The Education of Margot Sanchez (February 2017) was nominated for a 2019 Rhode Island Teen Book Award, a 2017 Best Fiction for Young Adult Fiction by the Young Adult Library Services Association...

May 1, 2019

Balli Kaur Jaswal is the guest. Her new novel, The Unlikely Adventures of the Shergill Sisters, is available from William Morrow. It is the official April 2019 pick of The Nervous Breakdown Book Club.

Jaswal is the author of Inheritance, which won the Sydney Morning Herald’s Best Young Australian Novelist Award in...