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Hosted by Maris Kreizman, cultural critic and author of the bestselling Slaughterhouse 90210, talks to authors you should know about their own books and the books they love, the shows and films they’ve watched, the music they’ve listened to, and the links they’ve clicked.

The Maris Review Maris Kreizman

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Hosted by Maris Kreizman, cultural critic and author of the bestselling Slaughterhouse 90210, talks to authors you should know about their own books and the books they love, the shows and films they’ve watched, the music they’ve listened to, and the links they’ve clicked.

    Tyriek White

    Tyriek White

    This week on The Maris Review, Tyriek White joins Maris Kreizman to talk about his Center for Fiction First Novel prize-winning novel, We Are A Haunting.

    Tyriek White is a writer, musician, and educator from Brooklyn, NY. He has received fellowships from Callaloo and the New York State Writer’s Institute, among other honors. He is currently the media director of Lampblack Literary Foundation, which seeks to provide mutual aid and various resources to Black writers across the diaspora. He holds a degree in Creative Writing & Africana Studies from Pitzer College and most recently earned an MFA from the University of Mississippi.
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    • 31 min
    Sarah Blakley-Cartwright

    Sarah Blakley-Cartwright

    This week on The Maris Review, Sarah Blakley-Cartwright joins Maris Kreizman to discuss Alice Sadie Celine, out now from Simon & Schuster.

    Sarah Blakley-Cartwright is the author of Red Riding Hood, a #1 New York Times bestseller published worldwide in 38 editions and fifteen languages. She is the editor of Hauser & Wirth's The Artist's Library for Ursula magazine. She is publishing director of the Chicago Review of Books, and associate editor of A Public Space. Her first novel for an adult audience is called Alice Sadie Celine.
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    • 32 min
    Naomi Alderman

    Naomi Alderman

    This week on The Maris Review, Naomi Alderman joins Maris Kreizman live at the Strand Bookstore in New York City to discuss The Future, out now from Simon & Schuster.

    Naomi Alderman is the bestselling author of The Power, which won the Women's Prize for Fiction, and was chosen as a book of the year by The New York Times, The Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times, and was recommended as a book of the year by both Barack Obama and Bill Gates. As a novelist, Alderman has been mentored by Margaret Atwood via the Rolex Arts Initiative, she is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, and her work has been translated into more than thirty-five languages. As a video games designer, she was lead writer on the groundbreaking alternate reality game Perplex City, and is cocreator of the award-winning smartphone exercise adventure game Zombies, Run!, which has more than 10 million players. She is professor of creative writing at Bath Spa University. She lives in London.
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    • 41 min
    Casey Plett

    Casey Plett

    This week on The Maris Review, Casey Plett joins Maris Kreizman to discuss On Community, out now from Biblioasis.

    Casey Plett is the author of A Dream of a Woman, Little Fish, and A Safe Girl to Love, the co-editor of Meanwhile, Elsewhere: Science Fiction and Fantasy From Transgender Writers, and the publisher at LittlePuss Press. Her new book is the 8th book in the Field Notes series from Biblioasis, and it’s called On Community.
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    • 29 min
    K-Ming Chang

    K-Ming Chang

    This week on The Maris Review, K-Ming Chang joins Maris Kreizman to discuss Organ Meats, out now from One World.
    K-Ming Chang is a Kundiman Fellow, a Lambda Literary Award finalist, and a National Book Foundation 5 Under 35 honoree. She is the author of the novel Bestiary, which was longlisted for the Center for Fiction First Novel Prize, the PEN/Faulkner Award, and the VCU Cabell First Novelist Award. Her new novel is called Organ Meats.

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    • 32 min
    Ed Park

    Ed Park

    This week on The Maris Review, Ed Park joins Maris Kreizman to discuss Same Bed Different Dreams, out now from Random House.

    Ed Park is the author of the novels Personal Days and Same Bed Different Dreams. He is a founding editor of The Believer and has worked in newspapers, book publishing, and academia. His writing appears in The New Yorker, The New York Review of Books, Harper's, The Atlantic, and elsewhere. Born in Buffalo, he lives in Manhattan with his family.
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    • 36 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
157 Ratings

157 Ratings

Holly F. ,

Like hanging with my smart friends!

Maris is incredible, and there is so much intelligence floating around in every episode.

nicname87654rd ,

Almost perfect

Great content but the fake self-conscious laughter grates. It always takes me out when I hear Maris fake laughing at the most innocuous statement.

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Great podcast!

Love the format, the content, and Maris is a great interviewer!

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