Summer host Amanda Uhle talks with Shelly Oria, author of New York 1, Tel Aviv 0 (Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014), and coauthor of the digital novella, CLEAN, commissioned by WeTransfer and McSweeney’s. In September of 2019, Indelible in the Hippocampus, an anthology of writings from the #metoo movement, compiled and edited by Oria, will be published by McSweeney’s. We talk about living abroad, the power of #metoo, and the challenges of compiling a book of essays about an evolving social movement.
Theodoros Chiotis reads from his anthology Futures: Poetry of the Greek Crisis published by Penned in the Margins, UK (2015). We talk about putting together an anthology of a new generation of poets, the Cavafy Archive, and graffiti.
RichardFord reads from an anthology he edited, Blue Collar, White Collar, No Collar: Stories of Work, published by HarperCollins (2011). All proceeds benefit 826michigan. We talk about work and character development, and also hear a short section from Rock Springs’ “The Optimist.”