Episode 562 — Ingrid Rojas Contreras


Ingrid Rojas Contreras is the guest. Her debut novel, Fruit of the Drunken Tree (Doubleday), is a national bestseller, an Indie Next selection, a Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers selection, and a New York Times editor’s choice.

Episode 561 — Thomas Kohnstamm


Thomas Kohnstamm is the guest. His debut novel, Lake City, is available from Counterpoint Press. It is the official January pick of The Nervous Breakdown Book Club.

Episode 560 — Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore


Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore is the guest. Her new novel Sketchtasy is available from Arsenal Pulp Press. Described as “startlingly bold and provocative” by Howard Zinn, “a cross between Tinkerbell and a honky Malcolm X with a queer agenda” by the Austin Chronicle, and “a gender-fucking tower of pure pulsing purple fabulous” by The Stranger, Sycamore is the author of a memoir and three novels, and the editor of five nonfiction anthologies.