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New Yorker fiction writers read their stories.

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New Yorker fiction writers read their stories.

    Thomas McGuane Reads “Thataway”

    Thomas McGuane Reads “Thataway”

    Thomas McGuane reads his story “Thataway,” from the May 27, 2024, issue of the magazine. McGuane has published more than a dozen books of fiction, including the story collections “Gallatin Canyon,” “Crow Fair,” and “Cloudbursts: Collected and New Stories,” which came out in 2018.

    • 39 min
    André Alexis Reads “Consolation”

    André Alexis Reads “Consolation”

    André Alexis reads his story “Consolation,” from the May 20, 2024, issue of the magazine. Alexis, a playwright and fiction writer, received the Windham Campbell Prize in fiction in 2017. His novels include “Fifteen Dogs,” which won the Giller Prize, and “Days by Moonlight.” His story collection, “The Night Piece,” was published in 2020

    • 45 min
    Simon Rich Reads “We’re Not So Different, You and I”

    Simon Rich Reads “We’re Not So Different, You and I”

    Simon Rich reads his story “We’re Not So Different, You and I,” from the May 13, 2024, issue of the magazine. Rich has published eight books of fiction, including “The Last Girlfriend on Earth,” which was adapted for the TV series “Man Seeking Woman,” and “Hits and Misses,” which won the Thurber Prize for American Humor in 2019. A new story collection, “Glory Days,” will be published in July.

    • 22 min
    Cynan Jones Reads “Pulse”

    Cynan Jones Reads “Pulse”

    Cynan Jones reads his story “Pulse,” from the May 6, 2024, issue of the magazine. Jones is the author of six books of fiction, including, most recently, the novel “Cove” and the story collection “Stillicide.” His previous story in The New Yorker, “The Edge of the Shoal,” was the 2017 winner of the BBC National Short Story Award.

    • 28 min
    Joyce Carol Oates Reads “Late Love”

    Joyce Carol Oates Reads “Late Love”

    Joyce Carol Oates reads her story “Late Love,” from the April 22 & 29, 2024, issue of the magazine. Oates, a winner of the National Humanities Medal and the Jerusalem Prize, among others, is the author of more than seventy books of fiction. A new novel, “Butcher,” and a story collection, “Flint Kill Creek,” will be published later this year.

    • 51 min
    Kevin Barry Reads “Finistère”

    Kevin Barry Reads “Finistère”

    Kevin Barry reads his story “Finistère,” from the April 15, 2024, issue of the magazine. Barry is the author of six books of fiction, including the novel “City of Bohane,” for which he won the International Dublin Literary Award, and the story collection “That Old Country Music,” which came out in 2020. A new novel, “The Heart in Winter,” will be published in July.

    • 28 min

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