Crissy Van Meter is the guest. Her debut novel, Creatures, is available from Algonquin Books.
She teaches creative writing at The Writing Institute at Sarah Lawrence College and is the founder of the literary project Five Quarterly. She's also the managing editor for Nouvella Books and serves on the board of directors for the literary non-profit Novelly. She lives in Los Angeles.
In today's monologue, I respond to listener mail.