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Pushing Past Constraints: A Reading List

A reading list compiled in anticipation of February’s PEN Out Loud event with Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah and Isaac Fitzgerald to discuss Friday Black. More

Realist Fiction

Last night, in a biker bar, I overheard two men discussing what distinguished “realist” fiction from more “experimental” work. Although one shouldn’t generalize, I never expect bikers to be… More

Etgar Keret & George Saunders

I was amazed by your stories, by the quality and quantity of imagination, and the unbelievable overflow of ideas. So I wanted to ask a question that’s probably unfair.… More

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