Episode 56 — Jessica Keener


Jessica Keener is today’s guest.  Her debut novel, Night Swim, is now available from Fiction Studio Books. Pulitzer Prize-winner Jennifer Egan says: Jessica Keener steps boldly into the terrain of Eugene O’Neill, conjuring up the pathologies and quirks of a besieged Boston family in stark, quivering detail that never entirely distracts us from the looming […]

Episode 48 — Ramona Ausubel


Ramona Ausubel is the guest.  Her debut novel, No One is Here Except All of Us, is now available in hardcover from Riverhead Press.  And her short story “Atria” was published in the April 4, 2011 issue of The New Yorker. Raves the San Francisco Chronicle: No One Is Here Except All of Us contains […]

Episode 40 — Susan Sherman


Susan Sherman is the guest.  She’s the author of the acclaimed debut novel The Little Russian, now available from Counterpoint Press.  And she’s also the co-creator of one of the most successful television shows in the history of Disney. Library Journal, in a starred review, has this to say about The Little Russian: “Sherman’s extraordinary […]