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New Yorker fiction writers read their stories.

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New Yorker fiction writers read their stories.

    Anthony Veasna So Reads “Three Women of Chuck’s Donuts”

    Anthony Veasna So Reads “Three Women of Chuck’s Donuts”

    Anthony Veasna So reads his story from the February 10, 2020, issue of the magazine. So is an MFA Candidate in Fiction at Syracuse University. His writing has appeared in n+1, Granta, and ZYZZYVA. This is his first piece of fiction in the magazine. 

    • 49 min
    David Rabe Reads “Things We Worried About When I Was Ten”

    David Rabe Reads “Things We Worried About When I Was Ten”

    David Rabe reads his story from the February 3, 2020, issue of the magazine. Rabe, a fiction writer, playwright, and screenwriter, is the author of more than a dozen plays, including the Tony Award-winning “Sticks and Bones,” “In the Boom Boom Room,” and “Hurlyburly.” His novels include “Recital of the Dog” and “Girl by the Road at Night.”

    • 41 min
    Mary South Reads “You Will Never Be Forgotten”

    Mary South Reads “You Will Never Be Forgotten”

    Mary South reads her story from the January 27, 2020, issue of the magazine. South will publish her first book, the story collection “You Will Never Be Forgotten,” in March. 

    • 52 min
    Bryan Washington Reads “Visitor”

    Bryan Washington Reads “Visitor”

    Bryan Washington reads his story from the January 20, 2020, issue of the magazine. Washington is a National Book Award 5 Under 35 honoree. His first story collection, “Lot,” was published last year. 

    • 45 min
    Douglas Stuart Reads “Found Wanting”

    Douglas Stuart Reads “Found Wanting”

    Douglas Stuart reads his story from the January 13, 2020, issue of the magazine. Stuart, who was born in Glasgow, Scotland, will publish his first novel, “Shuggie Bain,” in February. This is his first published piece of fiction. 

    • 36 min
    Jamil Jan Kochai Reads “Playing Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain”

    Jamil Jan Kochai Reads “Playing Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain”

    Jamil Jan Kochai reads his story from the January 6, 2020, issue of the magazine. He was a Truman Capote Fellow at the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. His first novel, “99 Nights in Logar,” was published in 2019. 

    • 17 min

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