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New Yorker fiction writers read their stories.

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New Yorker fiction writers read their stories.

    Bryan Washington Reads “Heirlooms”

    Bryan Washington Reads “Heirlooms”

    Bryan Washington reads his story from the August 3 & 10, 2020, issue of the magazine. Washington’s first story collection, “Lot,” was published in 2019 and his first novel, “Memorial,” from which this story was adapted, will come out in October. 

    • 46 min
    A. M. Homes Reads Shirley Jackson’s “The Lottery”

    A. M. Homes Reads Shirley Jackson’s “The Lottery”

    A.M. Homes joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss Shirley Jackson’s short story “The Lottery,” in this 2008 episode of the New Yorker Fiction Podcast. The story was originally published in 1948 and is included in the July 27, 2020, issue of The New Yorker—a bonus issue made up of pieces from the magazine’s archive on the subject of American dissent.

    • 33 min
    Hari Kunzru Reads “A Transparent Woman”

    Hari Kunzru Reads “A Transparent Woman”

    Hari Kunzru reads his story from the July 6 & 13, 2020, issue of the magazine. Kunzru is the author of five novels, including “Gods Without Men” and “White Tears.” A new novel, “Red Pill,” from which this story was adapted, will be published this September. 

    • 56 min
    Emma Cline Reads “White Noise”

    Emma Cline Reads “White Noise”

    Emma Cline reads her short story from the June 8 & 15, 2020, issue of the magazine. Cline’s first novel, “The Girls,” winner of the Shirley Jackson award, came out in 2016. Her story collection, “Daddy,” will be published later this year. 

    • 1 hr 9 min
    David Means Reads “Two Nurses, Smoking”

    David Means Reads “Two Nurses, Smoking”

    David Means reads his short story from the June 1, 2020, issue of the magazine. Means is the author of the novel “Hystopia” and five story collections, including “The Spot” and “Instructions for a Funeral,” which was published last year.

    • 34 min
    Fiona McFarlane Reads “Demolition”

    Fiona McFarlane Reads “Demolition”

    Fiona McFarlane reads her story from the May 25, 2020, issue of the magazine. McFarlane is the author of the novel “The Night Guest” and the story collection “The High Places,” which was awarded the international Dylan Thomas Prize in 2017. 

    • 35 min

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