David Means reads his story “Are You Experienced?” from the October 21, 2019, issue of the magazine. Means is the author of the novel “ Hystopia ” and five story collections, including “ The Spot ” and “ Instructions for a Funeral ,” which was published earlier this year.
Joyce Carol Oates Reads “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God”
Joyce Carol Oates reads “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God,” her story from the October 14, 2019, issue of the magazine. Oates is the author of more than sixty books of fiction, including the novels “The Gravedigger’s Daughter” and “A Book of American Martyrs,” and the story collection “Dear Husband.”
Rion Amilcar Scott Reads “Shape-ups at Delilah’s”
Rion Amilcar Scott reads his story “Shape-ups at Delilah’s,” from the October 7, 2019, issue of the magazine. Scott is the author of two story collections, “Insurrection s,” which was awarded the 2017 PEN /Bingham Prize for Début Fiction, and “The World Doesn’t Require You,” which was published earlier this year.
Joy Williams Reads "The Fellow"
Joy Williams reads her story from the September 30, 2019, issue of the magazine. Williams is the author of four novels and five story collections, including "Honored Guest" and "99 Stories of God." Her most recent book, "The Visiting Privilege: New and Collected Stories," was published in 2015.
Thomas McGuane Reads "Wide Spot"
Thomas McGuane reads his story from the September 23, 2019, issue of the magazine. McGuane has published fourteen books of fiction, including the story collections "Gallatin Canyon," "Crow Fair," and "Cloudbursts," which came out last year.