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New Yorker fiction writers read their stories.

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New Yorker fiction writers read their stories.

    Nicole Krauss Reads “Shelter”

    Nicole Krauss Reads “Shelter”

    Nicole Krauss reads her story “Shelter,” which appeared in the October 3, 2022, issue of the magazine. Kruass is the author of four novels, including “The History of Love,” and “Forest Dark.” Her story collection, “To Be a Man,” was published in 2020 and won the Wingate Literary Prize. 

    • 38 min
    Caleb Crain Reads “Easter”

    Caleb Crain Reads “Easter”

    Caleb Crain reads his story “Easter,” from the September 26, 2022, issue of the magazine. Crain is the author of one book of nonfiction and two novels, “Necessary Errors” and “Overthrow,” which was published in 2019 and was a finalist for the Lambda Literary Award. 

    • 44 min
    Ben Okri Reads “The Secret Source”

    Ben Okri Reads “The Secret Source”

    Ben Okri reads his story “The Secret Source,” from the September 19, 2022, issue of the magazine. Okri is the author of eleven novels, including “The Famished Road,” which won the Booker Prize in 1991, and “The Freedom Artist,” which came out in 2019. His poetry collection “A Fire in My Head: Poems for the Dawn” was published last year.

    • 26 min
    Joan Silber Reads “Evolution”

    Joan Silber Reads “Evolution”

    Joan Silber reads her story “Evolution,” from the September 12, 2022, issue of the magazine. Silber is the author of nine books of fiction, including, most recently, “Secrets of Happiness” and “Improvement,” for which she won the pen/Faulkner Award in 2018.

    • 43 min
    Ben Lerner Reads “Café Loup”

    Ben Lerner Reads “Café Loup”

    Ben Lerner reads his story “Café Loup,” from the September 5, 2022, issue of the magazine. Lerner is the author of the novels “Leaving the Atocha Station,” “10:04,” and “The Topeka School,” which was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in 2020. He was awarded a MacArthur Fellowship in 2015. 

    • 37 min
    David Sedaris Reads “Roy Spivey,” by Miranda July

    David Sedaris Reads “Roy Spivey,” by Miranda July

    The August 29, 2022, issue of The New Yorker is an archival issue, bringing together pieces from past issues of the magazine on the theme of Celebrity. It features the story “Roy Spivey,” by Miranda July, which was published in The New Yorker in 2007. Instead of a Writer’s Voice episode, this week we are rereleasing an episode of the New Yorker Fiction Podcast, taped in 2012, in which David Sedaris joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss “Roy Spivey.”

    • 32 min

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