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May 28, 2014

Ana Carrete is the guest. Her poetry collection Baby Babe is now available from Civil Coping Mechanisms.

Sam Pink says

“The first time I heard Ana’s writing was 2 years ago. In November of 2010, I read at the ‘Ear Eater’ reading series in Chicago. Ana was another reader. She was reading via Skype. There were a...

May 25, 2014

Kelly Braffet is the guest. Her novel Save Yourself is now available in paperback from Broadway Books.

Dennis Lehane calls it

"The real deal. Save Yourself is an electrifying, tomahawk missile of a thriller with honest-to-God people at its core. It rocks the house."

And The New York Times says

"There’s storytelling...

May 21, 2014

Lee Klein is the guest. He has two books out this year. The first is called Thanks and Sorry and Good Luck, available now from Barrelhouse. The second, due out in August 2014, is called The Shimmering Go-Between (Atticus Books).

Blake Butler says

"Somewhere on the brutal truth continuum between Bill Hicks and Mussolini,...

May 18, 2014

Katherine Faw Morris is the guest. Her debut novel, Young God, is now available from Farrar, Straus, & Giroux. 

Daniel Woodrell says

"Young God is a poetic, grim, and beautifully dark novel about backwoods violence and horror recounted in a numbed, laconic voice. Morris writes with splendid economy, chapters short as...

May 14, 2014

Stacey D'Erasmo is the guest. Her new novel, Wonderland, is now available fromHoughton Mifflin Harcourt.

Publishers Weekly, in a starred review, calls it

"A spellbinding look into the protagonist’s being... meticulously crafted ... Days and shows pass, but within this routine, a transformation slowly creeps into the...