In this edition of the Granta podcast, editor Luke Neima talks to Diane Williams, the author of eight books of fiction and founder and editor of the distinguished literary annual NOON. Diane reads from her latest book, Fine, Fine, Fine, Fine, Fine, and discusses her approach to writing and editing, the gatekeepers of literary publication and stitching.
Diane Williams In Conversation | Podcast
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