Episode 7.6

Features a conversation with acclaimed writer Katherine Vaz as well as the 2013 Teresa A. White Award winner Chad Simpson. Katherine Vaz is the author of the novels Saudade (St. Martin’s Press, 1994) and Mariana, (HarperCollins, 1997), as well as two short story anthologies. Ms. Vaz’s first collection Fado & Other Stories received the 1997 Drue Heinz Literature Prize and her second, Our Lady of the Artichokes, won the 2007 Prairie Schooner Book Prize. The interview was published in issue 11.1 of Ninth Letter.

Closing out this episode is writer Chad Simpson reading “I Later Learned the Fish was a Gar.”  Chad is the author of Tell Everyone I Said Hi (University of Iowa Press, 2012) which won the 2012 John Simmons Short Fiction Award at the University of Iowa.

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