The Author's Voice: New Fiction from The New Yorke

The Author's Voice: New Fiction from The New Yorke

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New Yorker fiction writers read their stories.

Episodes

Elif Batuman Reads “Constructed Worlds”  

Elif Batuman reads her story “Constructed Worlds,” from the January 23, 2017, issue of the magazine.  Batuman is the author of “The Possessed: Adventures with Russian Books and the People Who Read Them.”  “Constructed Worlds” is adapted from her forthcoming first novel, “The Idiot,” which will be published in March. 

Thomas Pierce Reads "Chairman Spaceman"  

Thomas Pierce reads his story "Chairman Spaceman," from the January 16, 2017, issue of the magazine. Pierce's story collection, "Hall of Small Mammals," came out in 2015. His first novel, "The Afterlives," will be published later this year. 

Yiyun Li Reads “On The Street Where You Live”  

Yiyun Li reads her story “On The Street Where You Live,” from the January 9, 2017, issue of the magazine. Li is the author of two novels and two story collections, “Gold Boy, Emerald Girl," and “A Thousand Years of Good Prayers.” She has been publishing fiction and non-fiction in The New Yorker since 2003.

Camille Bordas Reads “Most Die Young”  

Camille Bordas reads her story “Most Die Young,” from the January 2, 2017, issue of the magazine. Bordas has published two novels in France, "Les Treize Desserts" and "Partie Commune.” Her first novel in English, “How to Behave in a Crowd,” will be published in August.

Joseph O'Neill Reads "Pardon Edward Snowden"  

Joseph O’Neill reads his story “Pardon Edward Snowden,” from the December 12, 2016, issue of the magazine.  O’Neill has published four novels, including “Netherland,” which won the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction in 2009, and “The Dog,” which came out in 2014.  

Robert Coover Reads "The Hanging of the Schoolmarm"  

Robert Coover reads his story “The Hanging of the Schoolmarm,” from the November 28, 2016, issue of the magazine. Coover is the author of ten novels, including “The Public Burning,” “Ghost Town,” and “The Brunist Day of Wrath.” A new novel, “Huck Out West,” will be published in January.

Lauren Groff Reads "Flower Hunters"  

Lauren Groff reads her story “Flower Hunters,” from the November 21, 2016, issue of the magazine.  Groff is the author of the story collection “Delicate Edible Birds,” and three novels, including “Fates and Furies,” which was published in 2015.

T.C. Boyle Reads "Are We Not Men?"  

T. Coraghessan Boyle reads his story "Are We Not Men?," from the November 7, 2016, issue of the magazine.  Boyle is the author of sixteen novels, including "The Harder They Come" and "The Terranauts," which came out last month.  He has published more then two dozen stories in The New Yorker.

Ottessa Moshfegh Reads "An Honest Woman"  

Ottessa Moshfegh reads her story "An Honest Woman," from the October 24th, 2016, issue of the magazine.  Moshfegh is the author of two novels, "McGlue" and "Eileen," and the forthcoming story collection, “Homesick for Another World.” This is her second story in the magazine.

Kevin Barry Reads "Deer Season"  

Kevin Barry reads his story "Deer Season," from the October 10, 2016, issue of the magazine.  Kevin Barry is the author of two story collections, and two novels, including last years "Beatlebone." He's been publishing fiction in The New Yorker since 2010.

Etgar Keret Reads “To the Moon and Back”  

Etgar Keret reads his story “To the Moon and Back,” from the October 3, 2016, issue of the magazine. The story was translated, from the Hebrew, by Sondra Silverston. Keret is the author, most recently, of the memoir “The Seven Good Years,” which was pubished in 2015. His story collection, “Suddenly a Knock on the Door,” came out in 2012. He’s been publishing fiction in The New Yorker since 2012.

Rivka Galchen Reads “How Can I Help?”  

Rivka Galchen reads her story “How Can I Help?,” from the September 19, 2016, issue of the magazine. Galchen's story collection, “American Innovations,” was published in 2014. She was included in The New Yorker's 20 Under 40 issue in 2010. She's been publishing fiction and nonfiction in The New Yorker since 2008.

Robert Coover Reads “Invasion of the Martians”  

Robert Coover reads his story “Invasion of the Martians,” from the September 19, 2016, issue of the magazine. Coover is the author of ten novels, including “The Origin of the Brunists, “The Adventures of Lucky Pierre,” and “The Brunist Day of Wrath.” A new novel, “Huck Out West,” will be published next year. This is his seventh story in The New Yorker.

Curtis Sittenfeld Reads “Gender Studies”  

Curtis Sittenfeld reads her story “Gender Studies,” from the August 29, 2016, issue of the magazine. Sittenfeld is the author of five novels, including “Prep“ and “American Wife.” Her most recent novel, “Eligible,” was published earlier this year. This is her first story in The New Yorker.

Thomas McGuane Reads “Papaya”  

Thomas McGuane reads his story “Papaya,” from the August 22, 2016, issue of the magazine. McGuane has published ten novels and three short story collections, including, most recently, “Crow Fair.” He's been publishing fiction in The New Yorker since 1994.

Tessa Hadley Reads “Dido's Lament”  

Tessa Hadley reads her story “Dido's Lament,” from the August 8 & 15, 2016, issue of the magazine. Hadley has published six novels and four story collections, including “Sunstroke and Other Stories” and “Married Love.” She won this year’s Windham Campbell Prize for Fiction. She has been publishing fiction in The New Yorker since 2002.

Joshua Ferris Reads “The Abandonment”  

Joshua Ferris reads his story “The Abandonment,” from the August 1, 2016, issue of the magazine. Ferris is the author of three novels, including “The Unnamed” and “To Rise Again at a Decent Hour.” He has been publishing fiction in The New Yorker since 2008.

Joy Williams Reads “Stuff”  

Joy Williams reads her story “Stuff,” from the July 25, 2016, issue of the magazine. Williams is the author of five story collections and four novels, including “Breaking and Entering” and “The Quick and the Dead.” Her collection “99 Stories of God” was published by Tin House this month. She has been publishing fiction in The New Yorker since 1981.

Michael Andreasen Reads “The King's Teacup at Rest”  

Michael Andreasen reads his story “The King's Teacup at Rest,” from the July 11, 2016, issue of the magazine. Andreasen has published fiction in "Zoetrope: Allstory" and elsewhere. This is his first story in The New Yorker.

T. Coraghessan Boyle Reads “The Fugitive”  

T. Coraghessan Boyle reads his story “The Fugitive,” from the July 4, 2016, issue of the magazine. Boyle has published more than two dozen stories in The New Yorker. He is the author of fifteen novels, including “San Miguel” and “The Harder They Come.” His sixteenth novel, “The Terranauts,” will come out in October.

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