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Between the Covers: Author Interviews : Today's Best Writers in Fiction, Nonfiction & Poetry

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Eunsong Kim : Gospel of Regicide - Between The Covers : Author Interviews : Today's Best Writers in Fiction, Nonfiction & Poetry -host David Naimon KBOO 90.7FM : A radio podcast on creative writing, craft & books (literary, genre-bending, experimental, fa

1/14/2018
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“In Gospel of Regicide, Eunsong Kim develops a thrilling method for unwriting lyric even as she reimagines it, creating a socially engaged poetry of & for our time. Anticapitalist, feminist & anti-racist yet critical of non-intersectional understandings of identity & selfhood, … Continue reading →

Duration: 01:43:34


Leni Zumas : Red Clocks - Between The Covers : Author Interviews : Today's Best Writers in Fiction, Nonfiction & Poetry -host David Naimon KBOO 90.7FM : A radio podcast on creative writing, craft & books (literary, genre-bending, experimental, fantastical

1/5/2018
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“Leni Zumas here proves she can do almost anything. Her tale feels part Melvillian, part Lydia Davis, part Octavia Butler—but really Zumas’s vision is entirely her own. RED CLOCKS is funny, mordant, political, poetic, alarming, and inspiring—not to mention a … Continue reading →

Duration: 01:20:02


David Biespiel : The Education of a Young Poet - Between The Covers : Author Interviews : Today's Best Writers in Fiction, Nonfiction & Poetry -host David Naimon KBOO 90.7FM : A radio podcast on creative writing, craft & books (literary, genre-bending, ex

12/1/2017
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“Biespiel’s supple memoir of becoming a poet will surely inspire other writers to embrace the bodily character of writing & feel the power &, sometimes, the emptiness of the act of writing poetry.” ―Publishers Weekly (starred review) “Whether he is writing about … Continue reading →

Duration: 01:38:15


Rae Armantrout : Partly -New & Selected Poems - Between The Covers : Author Interviews : Today's Best Writers in Fiction, Nonfiction & Poetry -host David Naimon KBOO 90.7FM : A radio podcast on creative writing, craft & books (literary, genre-bending, exp

11/1/2017
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“For nearly 40 years Armantrout has made a poetics of not finding the right words–of finding, in fact, the ‘wrong’ ones … Armantrout restores the strangeness of experiences we take for granted.”—Michael Robbins, Chicago Tribune; “Hoopskirts, star jasmine, synchronized swimming, … Continue reading →

Duration: 01:17:06


Eileen Myles : Afterglow - Between The Covers : Author Interviews : Today's Best Writers in Fiction, Nonfiction & Poetry -host David Naimon KBOO 90.7FM : A radio podcast on creative writing, craft & books (literary, genre-bending, experimental, fantastica

10/19/2017
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“What is a dog if not god? In Afterglow, Eileen Myles steps up to the challenge for writers to function as prophets. Ghostwritten in part by deceased pit bull Rosie, this ‘dog memoir’ explores—among other things—geometry, gender, mortality, evil, aging, … Continue reading →

Duration: 01:27:02


Celeste Ng : Little Fires Everywhere - Between The Covers : Author Interviews : Today's Best Writers in Fiction, Nonfiction & Poetry -host David Naimon KBOO 90.7FM : A radio podcast on creative writing, craft & books (literary, genre-bending, experimental

10/5/2017
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“I read Little Fires Everywhere in a single, breathless sitting. With brilliance and beauty, Celeste Ng dissects a microcosm of American society just when we need to see it beneath the microscope: how do questions of race stack up against … Continue reading →

Duration: 01:10:39


Peter Rock : Spells - Between The Covers : Author Interviews : Today's Best Writers in Fiction, Nonfiction & Poetry -host David Naimon KBOO 90.7FM : A radio podcast on creative writing, craft & books (literary, genre-bending, experimental, fantastical, sc

9/21/2017
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“Spells is a fascinating hybrid text, not simply illustrated by a collection of photographs but created in response to them, a collaboration between Peter Rock and five photographers. The result is a novel unlike any I’ve read before, that weaves … Continue reading →

Duration: 01:24:12


Safiya Sinclair : Cannibal - Between The Covers : Author Interviews : Today's Best Writers in Fiction, Nonfiction & Poetry -host David Naimon KBOO 90.7FM : A radio podcast on creative writing, craft & books (literary, genre-bending, experimental, fantasti

9/10/2017
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“Sinclair crafts her stunning debut collection around the beauty & brutality of the word cannibal, whose origins derive from Columbus’s belief that the Carib people consumed human flesh. Attacking this dehumanizing judgment born from white entitlement & denouncing the idea … Continue reading →

Duration: 01:21:03


Matthew Zapruder : Why Poetry - Between The Covers : Author Interviews : Today's Best Writers in Fiction, Nonfiction & Poetry -host David Naimon KBOO 90.7FM : A radio podcast on creative writing, craft & books (literary, genre-bending, experimental, fanta

8/21/2017
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In Why Poetry, award-winning poet, translator and editor, Matthew Zapruder argues that the way we have been taught to read poetry is the very thing that prevents us from enjoying it. Anchored in poetic analysis & steered by Zapruder’s personal … Continue reading →

Duration: 01:30:24


Yanara Friedland : Uncountry - Between The Covers : Author Interviews : Today's Best Writers in Fiction, Nonfiction & Poetry -host David Naimon KBOO 90.7FM : A radio podcast on creative writing, craft & books (literary, genre-bending, experimental, fantas

8/7/2017
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“As a descendent of Chantal Akerman and Unica Zürn—among others—Yanara Friedland reimagines the origin myth. Friedland’s permeable pages allow the reader entryway into a “mirror [that] becomes an open door,” a door through which we hear the echo of Ana … Continue reading →

Duration: 01:24:30


Mary Ruefle : My Private Property - Between The Covers : Author Interviews : Today's Best Writers in Fiction, Nonfiction & Poetry -host David Naimon KBOO 90.7FM : A radio podcast on creative writing, craft & books (literary, genre-bending, experimental, f

7/22/2017
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“Mary Ruefle’s careful, measured sentences sound as if they were written by a thousand-year-old person who is still genuinely curious about the world… She combines imagistic techniques from surrealism with narrative techniques to create surprising, high-velocity, and deeply affecting work.”–The … Continue reading →

Duration: 01:12:20


Yuri Herrera : Kingdom Cons - Between The Covers : Author Interviews : Today's Best Writers in Fiction, Nonfiction & Poetry -host David Naimon KBOO 90.7FM : A radio podcast on creative writing, craft & books (literary, genre-bending, experimental, fantast

7/11/2017
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“A powerful & memorable meditation on the social & economic value of art in a world ruled by the pursuit of power.”-Publisher’s Weekly; In the court of the King, everyone knows their place. But as the Artist wins hearts & … Continue reading →

Duration: 01:16:53


Gregory Pardlo : Digest - Between The Covers : Author Interviews : Today's Best Writers in Fiction, Nonfiction & Poetry -host David Naimon KBOO 90.7FM : A radio podcast on creative writing, craft & books (literary, genre-bending, experimental, fantastical

6/26/2017
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Gregory Pardlo “explores what is American, what is African American, what is the Other, what is city, what is suburban, what is personal & what is persona. Digest offers a changing, rich landscape of verse both haunting, funny, & rigorously … Continue reading →

Duration: 01:31:09


Dani Shapiro : Hourglass - Between The Covers : Author Interviews : Today's Best Writers in Fiction, Nonfiction & Poetry -host David Naimon KBOO 90.7FM : A radio podcast on creative writing, craft & books (literary, genre-bending, experimental, fantastica

6/7/2017
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What are the forces that shape our most elemental bonds? How do we make lifelong commitments in the face of identities that are continuously shifting, and commit ourselves when the self is so often in flux? What happens to love … Continue reading →

Duration: 01:30:32


Jeff Vandermeer : Borne - Between The Covers : Author Interviews : Today's Best Writers in Fiction, Nonfiction & Poetry -host David Naimon KBOO 90.7FM : A radio podcast on creative writing, craft & books (literary, genre-bending, experimental, fantastical

5/23/2017
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“Here is the story about biotech that VanderMeer wants to tell, a vision of the nonhuman not as one fixed thing, one fixed destiny, but as either peaceful or catastrophic, by our side or out on a rampage as our … Continue reading →

Duration: 01:09:12


Thalia Field : Experimental Animals - Between The Covers : Author Interviews : Today's Best Writers in Fiction, Nonfiction & Poetry -host David Naimon KBOO 90.7FM : A radio podcast on creative writing, craft & books (literary, genre-bending, experimental,

5/2/2017
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“Thalia Field has now composed what very well might be her life’s work–a tragic, comical, & utterly fascinating tale of a marriage that vividly encapsulates not only the origins of experimental medicine, but an entire age that spirited experiments in … Continue reading →

Duration: 01:17:40


Sallie Tisdale : Violation - Between The Covers : Author Interviews : Today's Best Writers in Fiction, Nonfiction & Poetry -host David Naimon KBOO 90.7FM : A radio podcast on creative writing, craft & books (literary, genre-bending, experimental, fantasti

4/19/2017
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“That Sallie Tisdale’s a treasure comes as no secret to lovers of the essay, and yet this happy gathering that spans the decades is revelatory, a fascinating look at the epic wanderings of a life mapped by curiosity. Here we … Continue reading →

Duration: 01:14:50


Morgan Parker : There Are More Beautiful Things Than Beyoncé - Between The Covers : Author Interviews : Today's Best Writers in Fiction, Nonfiction & Poetry -host David Naimon KBOO 90.7FM : A radio podcast on creative writing, craft & books (literary, gen

3/29/2017
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Morgan Parker uses political & pop-cultural references as a framework to explore 21st cent. black American womanhood & its complexities: performance, depression, isolation, exoticism, racism, femininity & politics. Parker explores this in the contemporary American political climate, folding in references … Continue reading →

Duration: 01:09:59


Melissa Febos : Abandon Me - Between The Covers : Author Interviews : Today's Best Writers in Fiction, Nonfiction & Poetry -host David Naimon KBOO 90.7FM : A radio podcast on creative writing, craft & books (literary, genre-bending, experimental, fantasti

3/15/2017
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“Abandon Me is, in many ways, a story about how a woman’s body & the body of literature hold memory. In other ways, Abandon Me is a story about stories. Febos weaves familial stories, feminist stories, communal stories, literary stories … Continue reading →

Duration: 01:19:59


Ursula K. Le Guin : Words Are My Matter - Between The Covers : Author Interviews : Today's Best Writers in Fiction, Nonfiction & Poetry -host David Naimon KBOO 90.7FM : A radio podcast on creative writing, craft & books (literary, genre-bending, experimen

2/14/2017
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“Hard times are coming, when we’ll be wanting the voices of writers who can see alternatives to how we live now, can see through our fear-stricken society & its obsessive technologies to other ways of being, & even imagine real … Continue reading →

Duration: 01:12:43

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