New Yorker fiction writers read their stories.
Margaret Atwood Reads “Old Babes in the Wood”
Margaret Atwood reads her story from the April 26 & May 3, 2021, issue of the magazine. Atwood has published more than two dozen books of fiction, including the story collection “Stone Mattress,” and the novels “The Handmaid’s Tale” and “The Testaments,” which won the Booker Prize in 2019.
Jonas Eika Reads “Alvin”
Jonas Eika reads his story from the April 19, 2021, issue of the magazine, which was translated from the Danish by Sherilyn Nicolette Hellberg. Eika, a Danish writer, won the Nordic Council Literature Prize in 2019 for his short-story collection “After the Sun,” which will be published in English in August.
Clare Sestanovich Reads “Separation”
Clare Sestanovich reads her story from the April 12, 2021, issue of the magazine. Sestanovich will publish her début story collection, “Objects of Desire,” in June.
Sterling HolyWhiteMountain Reads “Featherweight”
Sterling HolyWhiteMountain reads his story from the April 5, 2021, issue of the magazine. HolyWhiteMountain is a former Stegner Fellow and current Jones Lecturer at Stanford University. He is an unrecognized citizen of the Blackfeet Nation. He is at work on a novel.
Ayşegül Savaş Reads “Future Selves”
Ayşegül Savaş reads her story from the March 29, 2021, issue of the magazine. Savaş’s first novel, “Walking on the Ceiling,” was published in 2019. Her second novel, “White on White,” will be published this year.
Imbolo Mbue Reads “The Case for and Against Love Potions”
Imbolo Mbue reads her story from the March 22, 2021, issue of the magazine. Mbue is the author of two novels, “Behold the Dreamers,” which won the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction, and “How Beautiful We Were,” which was published this month.
great podcast, but needs story descriptions so i’m not just blindly picking based on the title
Stellar selections this month
I love this podcast so much.
Need 1 sentence story summary
The episode notes need a story summary. Get me interested. Work for it.