60 minutes | Apr 22nd 2021

Episode 100! Live Episode with Alexander Chee, Morgan Parker, and Emma Straub

Over the course of 99 episodes, The Maris Review has featured casual yet intimate conversations with authors like Susan Choi, George Saunders, Raven Leilani, and David Sedaris. For the 100th episode celebration, host Maris Kreizman is joined by a few of her very favorites -- Alexander Chee, Morgan Parker, and Emma Straub -- to talk about reading as both a writer and a part of a literary community. We’ll converse online and take questions from the audience. The only way this night could be more fun is if we could all get a drink together afterward.Alexander Chee is the best-selling author of the novels The Queen of the Night and Edinburgh, and the essay collection How to Write an Autobiographical Novel. He is a contributing editor at the New Republic, and an editor at large at Virginia Quarterly Review. His work has appeared in The Best American Essays 2016, the New York Times Magazine, the New York Times Book Review, the New Yorker, T Magazine, Slate, Vulture, among others. He is winner of a 2021 Guggenheim Fellowship. He is an associate professor of English at Dartmouth College.Morgan Parker is a poet, essayist, and novelist. She is the author of the young adult novel Who Put This Song On?; and the poetry collections Other People’s Comfort Keeps Me Up At Night, There Are More Beautiful Things Than Beyoncé, and Magical Negro, which won the 2019 National Book Critics Circle Award. Parker’s debut book of nonfiction is forthcoming from One World. She is the recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts Literature Fellowship, winner of a Pushcart Prize, and has been hailed by The New York Times as “a dynamic craftsperson” of “considerable consequence to American poetry.”Emma Straub is the New York Times-bestselling author of three novels The Vacationers, Modern Lovers, Laura Lamont's Life in Pictures, and the short story collection Other People We Married. Her books have been published in twenty countries. Her latest novel is called All Adults Here. She and her husband own Books Are Magic, an independent bookstore in Brooklyn, New York.This episode's sponsor:This episode is presented by Ancient Nutrition. Get 20% off your first order when you go to AncientNutrition.com and enter promo code MARIS at checkout. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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