Episode 207 — Roy Kesey


Roy Kesey is the guest. His latest story collection, Any Deadly Thing, is now available from Dzanc Books. Elizabeth Crane says Roy Kesey’s stories in Any Deadly Thing are perfect, masterful portraits of an international cross-section of wise, broken souls—hopeful, brutal, funny as hell, and heart-crushing, every last one. And San Diego City Beat raves […]

Episode 37 — Alan Heathcock


  The guest is Alan Heathcock, author of the critically acclaimed story collection Volt, now available from Graywolf Press. Volt was named a Best Book of 2011 by a variety of publications, including Publishers Weekly, GQ, the Chicago Tribune, the Cleveland Plain Dealer, Salon, Shelf Awareness, and BookPage. Joy Williams calls it “booming, cracking good.” […]

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 […]