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New Yorker fiction writers read their stories.

    Alejandro Zambra Reads “Skyscrapers”

    Alejandro Zambra Reads “Skyscrapers”

    Alejandro Zambra reads his story “Skyscrapers,” which was translated from the Spanish by Megan McDowell, from the August 22, 2022, issue of the magazine. Zambra is a Chilean poet and fiction writer whose books translated into English include “Multiple Choice,” “Chilean Poet,” and “Bonsai,” his first novel, which was published in a new translation this month. 

    • 39 min
    Sana Krasikov Reads “The Muddle”

    Sana Krasikov Reads “The Muddle”

    Sana Krasikov reads her story “The Muddle,” from the August 15, 2022, issue of the magazine. Krasikov is the author of the story collection “One More Year,” for which she won the National Book Foundation’s “5 Under 35” Award, and the novel “The Patriots,” which was published in 2017. 

    • 47 min
    Clare Sestanovich Reads “You Tell Me”

    Clare Sestanovich Reads “You Tell Me”

    Clare Sestanovich reads her story “You Tell Me” from the August 1, 2022, issue of the magazine. Sestanovich was named a “5 Under 35” honoree by the National Book Foundation in 2022. Her début story collection, “Objects of Desire,” which came out last year, was a finalist for the PEN Robert W. Bingham Prize.

    • 28 min
    Han Ong Reads “Elmhurst”

    Han Ong Reads “Elmhurst”

    Han Ong reads his story “Elmhurst” from the July 25, 2022, issue of the magazine. Ong, the recipient of a MacArthur Fellowship and the Berlin Prize, is the author of more than a dozen plays and two novels, “Fixer Chao” and “The Disinherited.”

    • 51 min
    Bryan Washington Reads “Arrivals”

    Bryan Washington Reads “Arrivals”

    Bryan Washington reads his story “Arrivals,” from the July 11 & 18, 2022, issue of the magazine. Washington is a winner of the Ernest J. Gaines Award for Literary Excellence, the International Dylan Thomas Prize, and the Lambda Literary Award. His story collection, “Lot,” was published in 2019, and his novel, “Memorial,” came out in 2020. 

    • 42 min
    Rachel Kushner Reads “A King Alone”

    Rachel Kushner Reads “A King Alone”

    Rachel Kushner reads her story “A King Alone” from the July 11 & 18, 2022, issue of the magazine. Kushner has published three novels, “Telex from Cuba,” “The Flamethrowers,” and “The Mars Room,” which was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize in 2018. Her most recent book, “The Hard Crowd: Essays 2000-2020,” came out last year. 

    • 55 min

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