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New Yorker fiction writers read their stories.

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New Yorker fiction writers read their stories.

    Thomas Korsgaard Reads “The Spit of Him”

    Thomas Korsgaard Reads “The Spit of Him”

    Thomas Korsgaard reads his story “The Spit of Him” from the March 4, 2024, issue of the magazine. Korsgaard is the author of three novels and two story collections, as well as several works for children. In 2021, at age twenty-six, he became the youngest writer ever to receive Denmark’s Golden Laurels prize.

    • 33 min
    Jamil Jan Kochai Reads “On the Night of the Khatam”

    Jamil Jan Kochai Reads “On the Night of the Khatam”

    Jamil Jan Kochai reads his story “On the Night of the Khatam” from the February 26, 2024, issue of the magazine. Kochai is the author of the novel “99 Nights in Logar” and the collection “The Haunting of Hajji Hotak and Other Stories” which was a finalist for the National Book Award in 2022 and won the 2023 Aspen Words Literary Prize.

    • 34 min
    Addie Citchens Reads “That Girl”

    Addie Citchens Reads “That Girl”

    Addie Citchens reads her story “That Girl,” from the February 12 & 19, 2024, issue of the magazine. Citchens is a Mississippi Delta-born, New Orleans-based writer of fiction and nonfiction. She has published work in the Oxford American and The Paris Review, among other places.

    • 47 min
    Patrick Langley Reads “Life with Spider”

    Patrick Langley Reads “Life with Spider”

    Patrick Langley reads his story “Life with Spider,” from the February, 5, 2024, issue of the magazine. Langley is the author of two novels, “Arkady” and “The Variations,” which came out in the U.K. last year, and will be published in the U.S. on February 20th.

    • 52 min
    David Means Reads “Chance the Cat”

    David Means Reads “Chance the Cat”

    David Means reads his story “Chance the Cat,” from the January 22, 2024, issue of the magazine. Means is the author of the novel “Hystopia” and six story collections, including “Instructions for a Funeral” and “Two Nurses Smoking,” which was published in 2022.

    • 37 min
    Joy Williams Reads “The Beach House”

    Joy Williams Reads “The Beach House”

    The author reads her story from the January 15, 2024, issue of the magazine.

    • 28 min

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