Episode 100 — George Saunders


George Saunders is today’s guest.  He’s the bestselling author of several books, including CivilWarLand in Bad Decline, Pastoralia, and The Braindead Megaphone, and his brand new story collection, Tenth of December, is due out from Random House in January 2013. Thomas Pynchon calls him An astoundingly tuned voice—graceful, dark, authentic, and funny—telling just the kinds […]

Vol. 1 Brooklyn Interview


I’ve been interviewed about the podcast over at Vol. 1 Brooklyn. (Thanks to Jon Reiss and Jason Diamond!)  An excerpt… On August 29th, the Other People podcast will run its 100th episode.  Host Brad Listi is an author and the founder of The Nervous Breakdown.  His show stands out from book talk media outlets both […]

Episode 99 — Elizabeth Ellen


Elizabeth Ellen is today’s guest.  She’s the author of the chapbook Before You She Was a Pit Bull (Future Tense) and her latest book, Fast Machine, is a collection of her best work from the last decade. She lives in Ann Arbor where she co-edits Hobart and oversees its book division, Short Flight/Long Drive Books. […]