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New Yorker fiction writers read their stories.

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New York City, New York

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New Yorker fiction writers read their stories.

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English


Episodes
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Sarah Braunstein Reads “Abject Naturalism”

7/21/2024
Sarah Braunstein reads her story “Abject Naturalism,” from the July 29, 2024, issue of the magazine. Braunstein is the author of two novels, “The Sweet Relief of Missing Children” and “Bad Animals,” which was published earlier this year. She is a recipient of the National Book Foundation’s “5 Under 35” Award.

Duration:00:54:59

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Ayşegül Savaş Reads “Freedom to Move”

7/14/2024
Ayşegül Savaş reads her story “Freedom to Move,” from the July 22, 2024, issue of the magazine. Savaş is the author of three novels, “Walking on the Ceiling,” “White on White,” and “The Anthropologists,” which came out this month.

Duration:00:23:22

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Sally Rooney Reads “Opening Theory”

7/1/2024
Sally Rooney reads her story “Opening Theory,” from the July 8 & 15, 2024, issue of the magazine. Rooney is the author of three novels, “Conversations with Friends,” “Normal People,” and “Beautiful World, Where Are You.” A new novel, “Intermezzo,” from which this story was adapted, will be published in September.

Duration:01:04:35

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Annie Proulx Reads “The Hadal Zone”

6/30/2024
Annie Proulx reads her story “The Hadal Zone,” from the July 8 & 15, 2024, issue of the magazine. Proulx’s works of fiction include the novels “That Old Ace in the Hole” and “Barkskins,” and three collections of Wyoming stories, “Close Range,” “Bad Dirt,” and “Fine Just the Way It Is.” She is a winner of the pen/Faulkner Award, the Pulitzer Prize, and the Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction, among other awards.

Duration:01:13:28

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Tessa Hadley Reads “Vincent’s Party”

6/23/2024
Tessa Hadley reads her story “Vincent’s Party,” from the July 1, 2024, issue of the magazine. Hadley has published twelve books of fiction, including the novel “Free Love” and the story collections “Bad Dreams” and “After the Funeral,” which came out last year. She is a winner of the 2016 Windham-Campbell Literature Prize.

Duration:00:54:25

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Roddy Doyle Reads “The Buggy”

6/16/2024
Roddy Doyle reads his story “The Buggy,” from the June 24, 2024, issue of the magazine. Doyle is the author of sixteen books of fiction, including the Booker Prize-winning novel “Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha,” and the story collection “Life Without Children.” A new novel, “The Women Behind the Door,” will be published in September.

Duration:00:19:26

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Camille Bordas Reads “Chicago on the Seine”

6/9/2024
Camille Bordas reads her story “Chicago on the Seine,” from the June 17, 2024, issue of the magazine. Bordas published two novels in France. Her first novel in English, “How to Behave in a Crowd,” came out in 2017, and a new novel, “The Material,” was published this month.

Duration:00:35:25

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Lore Segal Reads “Beyond Imagining”

6/2/2024
Lore Segal reads her story “Beyond Imagining,” from the June 10, 2024, issue of the magazine. Segal’s most recent books are “The Journal I Did Not Keep: New and Selected Writing” and “Ladies’ Lunch and Other Stories,” which came out last year.

Duration:00:28:08

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Thomas McGuane Reads “Thataway”

5/19/2024
Thomas McGuane reads his story “Thataway,” from the May 27, 2024, issue of the magazine. McGuane has published more than a dozen books of fiction, including the story collections “Gallatin Canyon,” “Crow Fair,” and “Cloudbursts: Collected and New Stories,” which came out in 2018.

Duration:00:39:30

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André Alexis Reads “Consolation”

5/12/2024
André Alexis reads his story “Consolation,” from the May 20, 2024, issue of the magazine. Alexis, a playwright and fiction writer, received the Windham Campbell Prize in fiction in 2017. His novels include “Fifteen Dogs,” which won the Giller Prize, and “Days by Moonlight.” His story collection, “The Night Piece,” was published in 2020

Duration:00:45:13

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Simon Rich Reads “We’re Not So Different, You and I”

5/6/2024
Simon Rich reads his story “We’re Not So Different, You and I,” from the May 13, 2024, issue of the magazine. Rich has published eight books of fiction, including “The Last Girlfriend on Earth,” which was adapted for the TV series “Man Seeking Woman,” and “Hits and Misses,” which won the Thurber Prize for American Humor in 2019. A new story collection, “Glory Days,” will be published in July.

Duration:00:22:53

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Cynan Jones Reads “Pulse”

4/29/2024
Cynan Jones reads his story “Pulse,” from the May 6, 2024, issue of the magazine. Jones is the author of six books of fiction, including, most recently, the novel “Cove” and the story collection “Stillicide.” His previous story in The New Yorker, “The Edge of the Shoal,” was the 2017 winner of the BBC National Short Story Award.

Duration:00:28:03

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Joyce Carol Oates Reads “Late Love”

4/15/2024
Joyce Carol Oates reads her story “Late Love,” from the April 22 & 29, 2024, issue of the magazine. Oates, a winner of the National Humanities Medal and the Jerusalem Prize, among others, is the author of more than seventy books of fiction. A new novel, “Butcher,” and a story collection, “Flint Kill Creek,” will be published later this year.

Duration:00:51:58

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Kevin Barry Reads “Finistère”

4/8/2024
Kevin Barry reads his story “Finistère,” from the April 15, 2024, issue of the magazine. Barry is the author of six books of fiction, including the novel “City of Bohane,” for which he won the International Dublin Literary Award, and the story collection “That Old Country Music,” which came out in 2020. A new novel, “The Heart in Winter,” will be published in July.

Duration:00:28:58

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Souvankham Thammavongsa Reads “Bozo”

4/1/2024
Souvankham Thammavongsa reads her story “Bozo” from the April 8, 2024, issue of the magazine. Thammavongsa has published four volumes of poetry and the story collection “How to Pronounce Knife,” which won the Giller Prize in 2020.

Duration:00:24:02

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Mohammed Naseehu Ali Reads “Allah Have Mercy”

3/25/2024
Mohammed Naseehu Ali reads his story “Allah Have Mercy” from the April 1, 2024, issue of the magazine. Ali is the author of “The Prophet of Zongo Street,” a story collection, which came out in 2005. He teaches undergraduate fiction in N.Y.U.’s Creative Writing department.

Duration:00:54:54

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Zach Williams Reads “Neighbors”

3/18/2024
Zach Williams reads his story “Neighbors” from the March 25, 2024, issue of the magazine. Williams is a Jones Lecturer in Fiction at Stanford University. His début story collection, “Beautiful Days,” will be published in June.

Duration:00:30:42

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Joseph O’Neill Reads “The Time Being”

3/11/2024
Joseph O’Neill reads his story “The Time Being” from the March 18, 2024, issue of the magazine. O’Neill is the author of one story collection and four novels, including “Netherland,” which won the pen/Faulkner Award for Fiction, in 2009, and “The Dog.” A new novel, “Godwin,” will be published in June.

Duration:00:33:45

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Fiona McFarlane Reads “Hostel”

3/4/2024
Fiona McFarlane reads her story “Hostel” from the March 11, 2024, issue of the magazine. McFarlane is the author of two novels and a story collection, “The High Places,” which was awarded the International Dylan Thomas Prize, in 2017. A new collection, “Highway Thirteen,” will be published in August.

Duration:00:27:48

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Thomas Korsgaard Reads “The Spit of Him”

2/26/2024
Thomas Korsgaard reads his story “The Spit of Him” from the March 4, 2024, issue of the magazine. Korsgaard is the author of three novels and two story collections, as well as several works for children. In 2021, at age twenty-six, he became the youngest writer ever to receive Denmark’s Golden Laurels prize.

Duration:00:33:22