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Trailer: Sally Franson on Fashion and Literature - Fiction/Non/Fiction Season 7 Episode 26
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Trailer: Sally Franson on Fashion and Literature - Fiction/Non/Fiction Season 7 Episode 26

Watch the full episode here: https://youtu.be/dib6tXninnA Novelist Sally Franson joins co-hosts Whitney Terrell and V.V. Ganeshananthan to talk about Fashion Week 2024, the role fashion plays in characterization, and how stylish authors and characters have modeled and influenced tastes and trends. Franson reflects on her time working in the industry and discusses insiders’ perceptions of various Fashion Weeks around the globe. She discusses literary style icons including Isabel Archer, Nancy Mitford, James Baldwin, and Bridget Jones, and considers the influence of fashion in her first novel, A Lady’s Guide To Selling Out, which has just been reissued in paperback. She reads an excerpt from that book. Released March 28, 2024 #Literaryhub #podcast #sallyfranson #fashionweek #fashionweek2024 #fashion #literature ____________________________________________________________ Listen to the full podcast! Spotify ➜ open.spotify.com/show/1QtocazAaaHZLl6Ua8Xfbt Apple Podcasts ➜ podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/fiction-non-fiction/id1293762863 Google Podcasts ➜ podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly9hdWRpb2Jvb20uY29tL2NoYW5uZWxzLzQ5MzA4MDIucnNz Stitcher ➜ stitcher.com/show/fictionnonfiction ____________________________________________________________ Social Media (Podcast) Website ➜ fnfpodcast.net Twitter ➜ twitter.com/fnftalk?lang=en Instagram ➜ instagram.com/fiction.non.fiction.podcast Facebook ➜ facebook.com/FNFpod/ ____________________________________________________________ Social Media (Hosts) V.V. Ganeshananthan: Twitter ➜ twitter.com/V_V_G Instagram ➜ instagram.com/v_v_ganeshananthan Whitney Terrell: Twitter ➜ twitter.com/Wsterrell Instagram ➜ instagram.com/wsterrell9
Sally Franson on Fashion and Literature - Fiction/Non/Fiction Season 7 Episode 26
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Sally Franson on Fashion and Literature - Fiction/Non/Fiction Season 7 Episode 26

Novelist Sally Franson joins co-hosts Whitney Terrell and V.V. Ganeshananthan to talk about Fashion Week 2024, the role fashion plays in characterization, and how stylish authors and characters have modeled and influenced tastes and trends. Franson reflects on her time working in the industry and discusses insiders’ perceptions of various Fashion Weeks around the globe. She discusses literary style icons including Isabel Archer, Nancy Mitford, James Baldwin, and Bridget Jones, and considers the influence of fashion in her first novel, A Lady’s Guide To Selling Out, which has just been reissued in paperback. She reads an excerpt from that book. Released March 28, 2024 #Literaryhub #podcast #sallyfranson #fashionweek #fashionweek2024 #fashion #literature ____________________________________________________________ Listen to the full podcast! Spotify ➜ open.spotify.com/show/1QtocazAaaHZLl6Ua8Xfbt Apple Podcasts ➜ podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/fiction-non-fiction/id1293762863 Google Podcasts ➜ podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly9hdWRpb2Jvb20uY29tL2NoYW5uZWxzLzQ5MzA4MDIucnNz Stitcher ➜ stitcher.com/show/fictionnonfiction ____________________________________________________________ Social Media (Podcast) Website ➜ fnfpodcast.net Twitter ➜ twitter.com/fnftalk?lang=en Instagram ➜ instagram.com/fiction.non.fiction.podcast Facebook ➜ facebook.com/FNFpod/ ____________________________________________________________ Social Media (Hosts) V.V. Ganeshananthan: Twitter ➜ twitter.com/V_V_G Instagram ➜ instagram.com/v_v_ganeshananthan Whitney Terrell: Twitter ➜ twitter.com/Wsterrell Instagram ➜ instagram.com/wsterrell9
Dina Nayeri on Lying and Cultural Norms - Fiction/Non/Fiction Season 6 Episode 27
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Dina Nayeri on Lying and Cultural Norms - Fiction/Non/Fiction Season 6 Episode 27

Writer Dina Nayeri joins co-hosts V.V. Ganeshananthan and Whitney Terrell to discuss her new nonfiction book, Who Gets Believed?: When the Truth Isn’t Enough, an examination of whose narratives are considered trustworthy and why, with a focus on refugees and asylum seekers. Nayeri, who was born in Iran and granted asylum to the US when she was ten, talks about the case of a Sri Lankan Tamil man who sought asylum in the UK in 2011, and how British officials failed to believe his story of torture. She also describes her childhood feeling of performing a role in her new American home, as well as the origins of her own skepticism—and how a personal tragedy led her to reassess how much she could trust even herself. She reads from her new book. Released April 6, 2023 #Literaryhub #podcast #whogetsbelieved #dinanayeri #nonfiction #refugees #asylum #iran #srilanka ____________________________________________________________ Listen to the full podcast! Spotify ➜ open.spotify.com/show/1QtocazAaaHZLl6Ua8Xfbt Apple Podcasts ➜ podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/fiction-non-fiction/id1293762863 Google Podcasts ➜ podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly9hdWRpb2Jvb20uY29tL2NoYW5uZWxzLzQ5MzA4MDIucnNz Stitcher ➜ stitcher.com/show/fictionnonfiction ____________________________________________________________ Social Media (Podcast) Website ➜ fnfpodcast.net Twitter ➜ twitter.com/fnftalk?lang=en Instagram ➜ instagram.com/fiction.non.fiction.podcast Facebook ➜ facebook.com/FNFpod/ ____________________________________________________________ Social Media (Hosts) V.V. Ganeshananthan: Twitter ➜ twitter.com/V_V_G Instagram ➜ instagram.com/v_v_ganeshananthan Whitney Terrell: Twitter ➜ twitter.com/Wsterrell Instagram ➜ instagram.com/wsterrell9
Jeff Boyd on Race, Religion, and Love in Portland - Fiction/Non/Fiction Season 6 Episode 28
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Jeff Boyd on Race, Religion, and Love in Portland - Fiction/Non/Fiction Season 6 Episode 28

Fiction writer Jeff Boyd joins co-hosts V.V. Ganeshananthan and Whitney Terrell to discuss his debut novel, The Weight, a coming-of-age story about a young Black musician who struggles with romance, religion, and racism in predominantly white Portland. Boyd talks about his personal struggles with and admiration of faith, the difficulties of developing an identity, and his own experiences as a Black man living in Oregon. He reflects on the dynamics of bands, as well as his protagonist’s romantic relationships and ability to forgive. He reads an excerpt from the book. Released April 13, 2023 #Literaryhub #podcast #blackliterature #theweight #jeffboyd #religion #portland #racism ____________________________________________________________ Listen to the full podcast! Spotify ➜ open.spotify.com/show/1QtocazAaaHZLl6Ua8Xfbt Apple Podcasts ➜ podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/fiction-non-fiction/id1293762863 Google Podcasts ➜ podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly9hdWRpb2Jvb20uY29tL2NoYW5uZWxzLzQ5MzA4MDIucnNz Stitcher ➜ stitcher.com/show/fictionnonfiction ____________________________________________________________ Social Media (Podcast) Website ➜ fnfpodcast.net Twitter ➜ twitter.com/fnftalk?lang=en Instagram ➜ instagram.com/fiction.non.fiction.podcast Facebook ➜ facebook.com/FNFpod/ ____________________________________________________________ Social Media (Hosts) V.V. Ganeshananthan: Twitter ➜ twitter.com/V_V_G Instagram ➜ instagram.com/v_v_ganeshananthan Whitney Terrell: Twitter ➜ twitter.com/Wsterrell Instagram ➜ instagram.com/wsterrell9
Emily Raboteau on Mothering and Climate Change
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Emily Raboteau on Mothering and Climate Change

Writer Emily Raboteau joins co-hosts Whitney Terrell and V.V. Ganeshananthan to talk about mothering in the face of climate change and systemic inequality. Raboteau discusses the difference between “resilience” and “trauma-informed growth,” and considers which one more realistically describes how people react to devastation. She also reflects on writing about Indigenous communities and histories, developing language to capture shifting environmental realities, and the intersections of climate and racial justice. Finally, she explains the influence of her late father, Albert Raboteau, a groundbreaking professor of African American religion, on her community-minded approach to these topics. She reads from Lessons for Survival, her new collection of essays about care and mothering in the climate crisis. #Literaryhub #podcast #climatechange #politicalwriting #womenwriters #indigenous #history #environment #mothering ____________________________________________________________ Listen to the full podcast! Spotify ➜ open.spotify.com/show/1QtocazAaaHZLl6Ua8Xfbt Apple Podcasts ➜ podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/fiction-non-fiction/id1293762863 Google Podcasts ➜ podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly9hdWRpb2Jvb20uY29tL2NoYW5uZWxzLzQ5MzA4MDIucnNz Stitcher ➜ stitcher.com/show/fictionnonfiction ____________________________________________________________ Social Media (Podcast) Website ➜ fnfpodcast.net Twitter ➜ twitter.com/fnftalk?lang=en Instagram ➜ instagram.com/fiction.non.fiction.podcast Facebook ➜ facebook.com/FNFpod/ ____________________________________________________________ Social Media (Hosts) V.V. Ganeshananthan: Twitter ➜ twitter.com/V_V_G Instagram ➜ instagram.com/v_v_ganeshananthan Whitney Terrell: Twitter ➜ twitter.com/Wsterrell Instagram ➜ instagram.com/wsterrell9
Briallen Hopper on the Personal and Political Consequences of the New IVF Court Decision
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Briallen Hopper on the Personal and Political Consequences of the New IVF Court Decision

Writer Briallen Hopper joins co-hosts Whitney Terrell and V.V. Ganeshananthan to talk about in vitro fertilization and the recent Alabama State Supreme Court ruling declaring that frozen embryos have the same rights as children. Hopper speaks about the science and thought behind freezing embryos versus eggs, as well as the religious language embedded in the court’s decision. She reads an excerpt from a 2019 Washington Post essay about her choice to freeze embryos as a single person and reflects on repeating the process later, with a partner. #briallenhopper #IVF #Alabama #reproductivehealth #literature #embryos #literaryhub Listen to the full podcast! Spotify ➜ open.spotify.com/show/1QtocazAaaHZLl6Ua8Xfbt Apple Podcasts ➜ podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/fiction-non-fiction/id1293762863 Google Podcasts ➜ podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly9hdWRpb2Jvb20uY29tL2NoYW5uZWxzLzQ5MzA4MDIucnNz Stitcher ➜ stitcher.com/show/fictionnonfiction ____________________________________________________________ Social Media (Podcast) Website ➜ fnfpodcast.net Twitter ➜ twitter.com/fnftalk?lang=en Instagram ➜ instagram.com/fiction.non.fiction.podcast Facebook ➜ facebook.com/FNFpod/ ____________________________________________________________ Social Media (Hosts) V.V. Ganeshananthan: Twitter ➜ twitter.com/V_V_G Instagram ➜ instagram.com/v_v_ganeshananthan Whitney Terrell: Twitter ➜ twitter.com/Wsterrell Instagram ➜ instagram.com/wsterrell9
Victor LaValle on Lone Women’s Homesteaders, History, and Horror
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Victor LaValle on Lone Women’s Homesteaders, History, and Horror

Fiction writer Victor LaValle joins co-hosts V.V. Ganeshananthan and Whitney Terrell to discuss his new novel Lone Women, which tells the suspenseful story of Adelaide Henry, a Black woman with a mysterious trunk who heads from California to Montana to become a solo homesteader in 1915. LaValle talks about the inspiration for the novel’s incendiary opening, how the story merges horror and history, and Adelaide’s unconventional baggage. He also reflects on the tradition of lone women homesteaders, considers the eclectic cast of characters that Adelaide meets, and reads an excerpt of the novel. #Literaryhub #podcast #history #horror #lonewomen #victorlavalle #blackliterature ____________________________________________________________ Listen to the full podcast! Spotify ➜ open.spotify.com/show/1QtocazAaaHZLl6Ua8Xfbt Apple Podcasts ➜ podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/fiction-non-fiction/id1293762863 Google Podcasts ➜ podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly9hdWRpb2Jvb20uY29tL2NoYW5uZWxzLzQ5MzA4MDIucnNz Stitcher ➜ stitcher.com/show/fictionnonfiction ____________________________________________________________ Social Media (Podcast) Website ➜ fnfpodcast.net Twitter ➜ twitter.com/fnftalk?lang=en Instagram ➜ instagram.com/fiction.non.fiction.podcast Facebook ➜ facebook.com/FNFpod/ ____________________________________________________________ Social Media (Hosts) V.V. Ganeshananthan: Twitter ➜ twitter.com/V_V_G Instagram ➜ instagram.com/v_v_ganeshananthan Whitney Terrell: Twitter ➜ twitter.com/Wsterrell Instagram ➜ instagram.com/wsterrell9
Deepa Anappara and Taymour Soomro - Finding Community as a Writer of Color
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Deepa Anappara and Taymour Soomro - Finding Community as a Writer of Color

Fiction writers Deepa Anappara and Taymour Soomro join co-hosts V.V. Ganeshananthan and Whitney Terrell to discuss the newly published essay collection Letters to a Writer of Color, which they co-edited. The book features 17 pieces by authors of color from all over the world reflecting on aspects of craft and the writing life. Anappara and Soomro talk about how experiences in their MFA program led them to collaborate on the book. Contributors include Kiese Laymon on the second person, Ingrid Rojas Contreras on trauma, Myriam Gurba on art and activism, Sharlene Teo on reception and resilience, Amitava Kumar on authenticity, Mohammed Hanif on political fiction, and Femi Kayode on crime fiction. Soomro reads from his essay about origin stories and Anappara reads from her essay on the ideal conditions for writing. They also discuss other themes in the book: isolation in the writing world, non-Western storytelling, questions of translation, ongoing violence against people of color, and literature as a mode of social education. #literature #podcasts #writers ____________________________________________________________ To hear the full episode, subscribe through iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, Spotify, or your favorite podcast app (include the forward slashes when searching). You can also listen by streaming from the player below. Check out video versions of our interviews on the Fiction/Non/Fiction Instagram account, the Fiction/Non/Fiction YouTube Channel, and our show website: https://www.fnfpodcast.net/ This podcast is produced by Anne Kniggendorf. ____________________________________________________________ Visit Our Show page at LitHub ➜ https://lithub.com/category/lithubradio/fiction-non-fiction-lithubradio/ ____________________________________________________________ Social Media (Podcast) Website ➜ fnfpodcast.net Twitter ➜ twitter.com/fnftalk?lang=en Instagram ➜ instagram.com/fiction.non.fiction.podcast Facebook ➜ facebook.com/FNFpod/ ____________________________________________________________ Social Media (Hosts) V.V. Ganeshananthan: Twitter ➜ twitter.com/V_V_G Instagram ➜ instagram.com/v_v_ganeshananthan Whitney Terrell: Twitter ➜ twitter.com/Wsterrell Instagram ➜ instagram.com/wsterrell9
Will Sommer — The Literature of QAnon -- Fiction/Non/Fiction Season 6 Episode 26
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Will Sommer — The Literature of QAnon -- Fiction/Non/Fiction Season 6 Episode 26

Journalist Will Sommer joins co-hosts V.V. Ganeshananthan and Whitney Terrell to discuss his new book Trust the Plan: The Rise of QAnon and the Conspiracy That Unhinged America, a history of the rise of the cultish right-wing group. Sommer, a reporter for The Daily Beast, has covered QAnon since its inception and explains its origins, what—and who—drives it now, and how he handles interviewing people who believe the world is controlled by a satanic cabal of celebrity pedophiles. He also reads an excerpt from the book. #nonfiction #literature #podcasts #novel #conspiracy #trusttheplan #interview #celebrities #journalist ____________________________________________________________ To hear the full episode, subscribe through iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, Spotify, or your favorite podcast app (include the forward slashes when searching). You can also listen by streaming from the player below. Check out video versions of our interviews on the Fiction/Non/Fiction Instagram account, the Fiction/Non/Fiction YouTube Channel, and our show website: https://www.fnfpodcast.net/ This podcast is produced by Anne Kniggendorf. ____________________________________________________________ Visit Our Showpage at Lit Hub ➜ https://lithub.com/category/lithubrad... ____________________________________________________________ Social Media (Podcast) Website ➜ fnfpodcast.net Twitter ➜ twitter.com/fnftalk?lang=en Instagram ➜ instagram.com/fiction.non.fiction.podcast Facebook ➜ facebook.com/FNFpod/ ____________________________________________________________ Social Media (Hosts) V.V. Ganeshananthan: Twitter ➜ twitter.com/V_V_G Instagram ➜ instagram.com/v_v_ganeshananthan Whitney Terrell: Twitter ➜ twitter.com/Wsterrell Instagram ➜ instagram.com/wsterrell9
Ghaith Abdul-Ahad - Fiction/Non/Fiction - Season 6 Episode 24
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Ghaith Abdul-Ahad - Fiction/Non/Fiction - Season 6 Episode 24

Prize-winning Iraqi journalist Ghaith Abdul-Ahad joins co-hosts V.V. Ganeshananthan and Whitney Terrell to discuss his new book A Stranger in Your Own City, which features Iraqi perspectives on the United States’ invasion and occupation of Iraq. Abdul-Ahad talks about what Western media missed and also considers the early stages of the war and how resentment built over time. He reflects on the fall of Saddam Hussein, the ensuing Iraqi civil conflict, Western misconceptions of the country, and how the U.S. occupation planted the seeds of the Islamic State. #literature #nonfiction #Iraqwar #GhaithAbdul-Ahad #Iraqperspective #USinvasionIraq #Islamicstate ____________________________________________________________ To hear the full episode, subscribe through iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, Spotify, or your favorite podcast app (include the forward slashes when searching). You can also listen by streaming from the player below. Check out video versions of our interviews on the Fiction/Non/Fiction Instagram account, the Fiction/Non/Fiction YouTube Channel, and our show website: https://www.fnfpodcast.net/ ____________________________________________________________ Visit Our Show page at LitHub ➜ https://lithub.com/category/lithubradio/fiction-non-fiction-lithubradio/ ____________________________________________________________ Social Media (Podcast) Website ➜ fnfpodcast.net Twitter ➜ twitter.com/fnftalk?lang=en Instagram ➜ instagram.com/fiction.non.fiction.podcast Facebook ➜ facebook.com/FNFpod/ ____________________________________________________________ Social Media (Hosts) V.V. Ganeshananthan: Twitter ➜ twitter.com/V_V_G Instagram ➜ instagram.com/v_v_ganeshananthan Whitney Terrell: Twitter ➜ twitter.com/Wsterrell Instagram ➜ instagram.com/wsterrell9
Ann Beattie -- Fiction/Non/Fiction -- Season 6 Episode 22
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Ann Beattie -- Fiction/Non/Fiction -- Season 6 Episode 22

Acclaimed fiction writer Ann Beattie joins co-hosts V.V. Ganeshananthan and Whitney Terrell to discuss her recent LitHub essay about Donald Barthelme’s short story “The Balloon” and the Chinese spy balloon. She also talks about her recently published first collection of essays, More to Say: Essays and Appreciations, in which she writes about the work of authors, photographers, and artists she admires, including Elmore Leonard, Sally Mann, John Loengard, and her own husband, visual artist Lincoln Perry. Beattie explains why as a nonfiction writer, she prefers close looking and reading; considers defamiliarization in the hands of Barthelme and Alice Munro; analyzes former visual artist John Updike’s depiction of the natural world; and reflects on developing increased comfort with writing about visual art. She also reads excerpts from both her LitHub piece and the essay collection. #LiteraryHub #podcast #WomenWriters #baloons ____________________________________________________________ To hear the full episode, subscribe through iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, Spotify, or your favorite podcast app (include the forward slashes when searching). You can also listen by streaming from the player below. Check out video versions of our interviews on the Fiction/Non/Fiction Instagram account, the Fiction/Non/Fiction YouTube Channel, and our show website: https://www.fnfpodcast.net/ ____________________________________________________________ Visit Our Show page at LitHub ➜ https://lithub.com/category/lithubradio/fiction-non-fiction-lithubradio/ ____________________________________________________________ Social Media (Podcast) Website ➜ fnfpodcast.net Twitter ➜ twitter.com/fnftalk?lang=en Instagram ➜ instagram.com/fiction.non.fiction.podcast Facebook ➜ facebook.com/FNFpod/ ____________________________________________________________ Social Media (Hosts) V.V. Ganeshananthan: Twitter ➜ twitter.com/V_V_G Instagram ➜ instagram.com/v_v_ganeshananthan Whitney Terrell: Twitter ➜ twitter.com/Wsterrell Instagram ➜ instagram.com/wsterrell9
Mark Dent & Rustin Dodd —Kingdom Quarterback— Fiction/Non/Fiction Season 6 Episode 21
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Mark Dent & Rustin Dodd —Kingdom Quarterback— Fiction/Non/Fiction Season 6 Episode 21

Following a gutsy, thrilling 2023 Super Bowl win by the Kansas City Chiefs, sportswriters Mark Dent and Rustin Dodd join co-hosts V.V. Ganeshananthan and Whitney Terrell to discuss their forthcoming book Kingdom Quarterback: Patrick Mahomes, the Kansas City Chiefs, and How a Once Swingin’ Cow Town Chased the Ultimate Comeback. Dent and Dodd map out the relationship between race and football in Kansas City from the Chiefs’ move to the city in the early 1960s to the activism and engagement of players like Mahomes in the Black Lives Matter era. #podcasts #literature #writing #patrickmahomes #chiefs #kansascity #fiction #fnfpod #literaryhub ____________________________________________________________ To hear the full episode, subscribe through iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, Spotify, or your favorite podcast app (include the forward slashes when searching). You can also listen by streaming from the player below. Check out video versions of our interviews on the Fiction/Non/Fiction Instagram account, the Fiction/Non/Fiction YouTube Channel, and our show website: https://www.fnfpodcast.net/ ____________________________________________________________ Visit Our Show Page➜ https://lithub.com/category/lithubradio/fiction-non-fiction-lithubradio/ ____________________________________________________________ Social Media (Podcast) Website ➜ fnfpodcast.net Twitter ➜ twitter.com/fnftalk?lang=en Instagram ➜ instagram.com/fiction.non.fiction.podcast Facebook ➜ facebook.com/FNFpod/ ____________________________________________________________ Social Media (Hosts) V.V. Ganeshananthan: Twitter ➜ twitter.com/V_V_G Instagram ➜ instagram.com/v_v_ganeshananthan Whitney Terrell: Twitter ➜ twitter.com/Wsterrell Instagram ➜ instagram.com/wsterrell9
This Other Eden: Paul Harding on Imagining Our Integrated Past
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This Other Eden: Paul Harding on Imagining Our Integrated Past

Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Paul Harding joins co-hosts V.V. Ganeshananthan and Whitney Terrell to discuss the history of an integrated community in Maine and how it inspired his new novel, This Other Eden. Harding talks about where he drew the line in his research; his ekphrastic habits; the ever-present human tendency to create “Others”; and what it means to say “never again” in the face of injustice that repeats itself. He also reads from the novel. #writer #podcasts #maine ____________________________________________________________ To hear the full episode, subscribe through iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, Spotify, or your favorite podcast app (include the forward slashes when searching). You can also listen by streaming from the player below. Check out video versions of our interviews on the Fiction/Non/Fiction Instagram account, the Fiction/Non/Fiction YouTube Channel, and our show website: https://www.fnfpodcast.net/ This podcast is produced by Anne Kniggendorf. ____________________________________________________________ Visit Our Showpage at Lit Hub ➜ https://lithub.com/category/lithubrad... ____________________________________________________________ Social Media (Podcast) Website ➜ fnfpodcast.net Twitter ➜ twitter.com/fnftalk?lang=en Instagram ➜ instagram.com/fiction.non.fiction.podcast Facebook ➜ facebook.com/FNFpod/ ____________________________________________________________ Social Media (Hosts) V.V. Ganeshananthan: Twitter ➜ twitter.com/V_V_G Instagram ➜ instagram.com/v_v_ganeshananthan Whitney Terrell: Twitter ➜ twitter.com/Wsterrell Instagram ➜ instagram.com/wsterrell9
Anthony Walton - Remembering An American Writer: On James Alan McPherson Season 6 Episode 20
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Anthony Walton - Remembering An American Writer: On James Alan McPherson Season 6 Episode 20

James Alan McPherson is famous as the first Black writer to win the Pulitzer Prize in fiction; a new book aims to bring fresh attention to his masterful nonfiction. The volume’s editor, poet and writer Anthony Walton, joins V.V. Ganeshananthan and Whitney Terrell to discuss On Becoming an American Writer, a collection of McPherson’s essays. Walton explains McPherson’s moral vision for the U.S. and how this shaped the book’s curation. He highlights how the theme of ancestors connects various pieces, notes the impact of McPherson’s legal training on his writing, reflects on McPherson’s take on the middle class, and considers how McPherson’s work speaks to society today. He also reads from the book’s first essay, “Junior and John Doe.” #BlackWriters #fiction #literature #essays #InMemorial ____________________________________________________________ To hear the full episode, subscribe through iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, Spotify, or your favorite podcast app (include the forward slashes when searching). You can also listen by streaming from the player below. Check out video versions of our interviews on the Fiction/Non/Fiction Instagram account, the Fiction/Non/Fiction YouTube Channel, and our show website: https://www.fnfpodcast.net/ This podcast is produced by Anne Kniggendorf. ____________________________________________________________ Visit Our Show page at Lit Hub ➜https://lithub.com/category/lithubradio/fiction-non-fiction-lithubradio/ ____________________________________________________________ Social Media (Podcast) Website ➜ fnfpodcast.net Twitter ➜ twitter.com/fnftalk?lang=en Instagram ➜ instagram.com/fiction.non.fiction.podcast Facebook ➜ facebook.com/FNFpod/ ____________________________________________________________ Social Media (Hosts) V.V. Ganeshananthan: Twitter ➜ twitter.com/V_V_G Instagram ➜ instagram.com/v_v_ganeshananthan Whitney Terrell: Twitter ➜ twitter.com/Wsterrell Instagram ➜ instagram.com/wsterrell9
Carmela Ciuraru — The Lives of the Wives -- Fiction/Non/Fiction Season 6 Episode 19
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Carmela Ciuraru — The Lives of the Wives -- Fiction/Non/Fiction Season 6 Episode 19

Literary critic Carmela Ciuraru joins V.V. Ganeshananthan and Whitney Terrell to discuss her new book The Lives of the Wives, which looks at five literary marriages, including pairings like Elizabeth Jane Howard and Kingsley Amis. She examines the dynamics of such relationships, particularly when one partner declares their time more valuable. She explains why the stories of historic couples like Una Troubridge and Radclyffe Hall remain relevant today, and highlights the experiences of lesser-known partners, some of whom were artists and writers themselves. She also reads an excerpt about the early days of Patricia Neal and Roald Dahl’s courtship. #nonfiction #literature #podcasts #novel #wives #roalddahl #marriage #relationships ____________________________________________________________ To hear the full episode, subscribe through iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, Spotify, or your favorite podcast app (include the forward slashes when searching). You can also listen by streaming from the player below. Check out video versions of our interviews on the Fiction/Non/Fiction Instagram account, the Fiction/Non/Fiction YouTube Channel, and our show website: https://www.fnfpodcast.net/ This podcast is produced by Anne Kniggendorf. ____________________________________________________________ Visit Our Showpage at Lit Hub ➜ https://lithub.com/category/lithubradio/fiction-non-fiction-lithubradio/ ____________________________________________________________ Social Media (Podcast) Website ➜ fnfpodcast.net Twitter ➜ twitter.com/fnftalk?lang=en Instagram ➜ instagram.com/fiction.non.fiction.podcast Facebook ➜ facebook.com/FNFpod/ ____________________________________________________________ Social Media (Hosts) V.V. Ganeshananthan: Twitter ➜ twitter.com/V_V_G Instagram ➜ instagram.com/v_v_ganeshananthan Whitney Terrell: Twitter ➜ twitter.com/Wsterrell Instagram ➜ instagram.com/wsterrell9
V.V. Ganeshananthan -- Fiction/Non/Fiction -- Brotherless Night & Friends --Season 6 Episode 14
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V.V. Ganeshananthan -- Fiction/Non/Fiction -- Brotherless Night & Friends --Season 6 Episode 14

Novelist Curtis Sittenfeld joins V.V. Ganeshananthan and Whitney Terrell as a special guest co-host to discuss Ganeshananthan’s newly released novel, Brotherless Night. Sittenfeld and Terrell ask Ganeshananthan about growing up in the Washington, D.C. metro area and how she came to write a book about a Tamil family living in Jaffna, Sri Lanka during the 1980s, the earliest years of the Sri Lankan civil war. Ganeshananthan reads an excerpt and talks about working on the novel for almost 20 years with help from many readers; how Terrell’s notes helped her with characterization; and how a comment from Sittenfeld altered the first line of the book and part of the plot. #podcast #literature #fiction #womenwriters #srilanka ____________________________________________________________ Visit Our Show page at LitHub ➜ https://lithub.com/category/lithubradio/fiction-non-fiction-lithubradio/ ____________________________________________________________ Social Media (Podcast) Website ➜ fnfpodcast.net Twitter ➜ twitter.com/fnftalk?lang=en Instagram ➜ instagram.com/fiction.non.fiction.podcast Facebook ➜ facebook.com/FNFpod/ ____________________________________________________________ Social Media (Hosts) V.V. Ganeshananthan: Twitter ➜ twitter.com/V_V_G Instagram ➜ instagram.com/v_v_ganeshananthan Whitney Terrell: Twitter ➜ twitter.com/Wsterrell Instagram ➜ instagram.com/wsterrell9
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