Episode 86 — Alexis Smith


Alexis Smith is today’s guest.  Her debut novel, Glaciers, is now available from Tin House Books. Publishers Weekly, in a starred review, calls it …lyrical and luminous… And Karen Russell, bestselling author of Swamplandia!, raves Glaciers, Alexis Smith’s brilliant debut novel, is filled with kaleidoscopic pleasures.  Using prose as clear as pure, cold air, Smith […]

Episode 29 — Ben Loory


Ben Loory is the guest.  He’s the author of the debut collection Stories for Nighttime and Some for the Day, now available from Penguin.  Long a favorite of small zine readers in print and online, as well as a longtime contributor to The Nervous Breakdown, Ben’s career took off in 2010 when The New Yorker […]