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Brian Kimberling reads from his debut novel, Snapper, published in April by Pantheon.
Some Old Horses
Julie Wu reads from her debut novel, The Third Son, published in April by Algonquin Books.
Fiction writer Susan Steinberg reads from "Superstar," the opening story from her collection Spectacle, published in January 2013 by Graywolf Press.
I once hung out with this shit group of kids and they were just such shit.
This to say I made some mistakes.
Like breaking into this one guy’s car.
Like stealing the stereo out of that car.
I was young and I didn’t steal the stereo because I wanted the stereo.
Fiction writer Manuel Gonzales reads from the story "Pilot, Copilot, Writer," from his debut short story collection, The Minature Wife and Other Stories, published in January 2013 by Riverhead Books.
Pilot, Copilot, Writer
We have been circling the city now at an altitude of between seven thousand and ten thousand feet for, according to our best estimates, around twenty years.
Marie-Helene Bertino, the winner of the 2012 Iowa Short Fiction Award, reads from her debut short story collection, Safe as Houses, published October 1 by University of Iowa Press.
Growing up, I have dreams that my father sets our house on fire. When our house actually does catch on fire, my first thought is, Get the dog out.
by Melissa Faliveno
One of the few existing literary magazines in translation, Monkey Business is a new journal of Japanese writing, translated into English by founding editors Motoyuki Shibata and Ted Goossen and published annually in the United States and Canada by the Brooklyn-based A Public Space.
Joshua Cohen reads from the first section of his latest short story collection, Four New Messages, published in August by Graywolf Press.
This isn’t that classic conceit where you tell a story about someone and it’s really just a story about yourself.
My story is pretty simple:
Patrick Lawler reads the first chapter of his novel, Rescuers of Skydivers Search Among the Clouds, the winner of Fiction Collective Two's Ronald Sukenick/American Book Review Innovative Fiction Prize, and published September 3, 2012, by the University of Alabama Press.
My Mother Walked Down Joy Boulevard. My father was a bee-keeper.
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