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Sam Lipsyte and Diane Cook in Conversation

Diane Cook & Sam Lipsyte

‘The bewilderment was productive, and relit a good fire under my instinct, which I didn’t have to conflate with certainty.’

Diane Cook

Diane Cook is the author of the story collection Man V. Nature, a finalist for the 2015 Guardian First Book Award and the 2014 Los Angeles Times Art Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction. She was a producer for the radio show This American Life and is the recipient of a 2016 fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts. She lives in Brooklyn.  

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Sam Lipsyte

Sam Lipsyte was born in 1968. He is the author of the short story collection Venus Drive and three novels: The Subject Steve, Home Land, and The Ask, which was a New York Times Notable Book. He teaches at Columbia University in New York. His short story collection, The Fun Parts, was published by Granta Books in 2013.

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