Podcast | Kathryn Scanlan
‘I can’t fathom being interested in writing without the excitement of the possibility of the sentence.’
Podcast | Joanna Kavenna
‘We all now exist as avatars, on shining tiles in these cubist landscapes’
Joanna Kavenna discusses her all-too-familiar surveillance dystopia, Zed.
Podcast | Caleb Klaces
‘I think the infrastructure of community around fathering is very limited.’
We discuss Caleb Klaces’s debut novel, Fatherhood.
Podcast | Sophie Mackintosh
‘Imagine if an alien came to earth and asked, so how to you reproduce?’
We discuss Blue Ticket and the body horror of motherhood.
Podcast | Ottessa Moshfegh
‘Unless you are completely shut down and in denial, there’s no way you’re getting out of this without having changed.’
Ottessa Moshfegh on 2020 and her new novel.
Podcast | Carmen Maria Machado
We discuss the dilemmas presented by her new memoir, In the Dream House.
‘What does it mean to present a face of one’s community that isn’t commonly seen, and that might be seen as bad PR?’
Podcast | Momtaza Mehri
We discuss her collection, Doing the Most with the Least, on the Granta Podcast.
‘don’t be / shocked when I say I was in prison you’re still in prison that’s / what this land means prison.’
Podcast | Jenny Offill
We discuss her new book, Weather, on the Granta Podcast.
‘Yes, it's dire. Yes, we're not sure what to do. Does that mean we have nothing to do?’
Max Porter reads Will Self
In this episode of the podcast, Max Porter, author of Grief is the Thing with Feathers reads ‘False Blood’ by Will Self.
Margo Jefferson Reads Kathleen Collins | Podcast
Margo Jefferson reads ‘The Uncle’ by Kathleen Collins, taken from the story collection, Whatever Happened to Interracial Love?
Andrea Stuart In Conversation | Podcast
Josie Mitchell talks to Andrea Stuart about her essay ‘Travels in Pornland’. They discuss the value of feminist porn, the importance of counter narratives and the challenges faced by feminist pornographers.
George Saunders In Conversation | Podcast
A discussion of the mind of Abraham Lincoln, the art of creating historical voices, verbal improv and writing the afterlife.