Viet Thanh Nguyen Talks to Noreen TomassiViet Thanh Nguyen
Viet Thanh Nguyen won the 2015 Center for Fiction First Novel Prize for his debut novel, The Sympathizer. Here, he talks to our Executive Director...
Tiphanie Yanique Talks to Noreen TomassiTiphanie Yanique
Noreen Tomassi talks to the winner of the 2014 Flaherty-Dunnan First Novel Prize talks about her social responsibility as a writer from the Virgin...
Margaret Wrinkle, interviewed by Noreen TomassiMargaret Wrinkle
Noreen Tomassi talks to the Center for Fiction’s Flaherty-Dunnan First Novel Prize Winner about growing up in the segregated South, seeking...
Luis Negrón, interviewed by Matt NelsonLuis Negrón
Matt Nelson talks with the author of Mundo Cruel about why he doesn’t want to become the next Bolaño, how journalism helps his fiction...
Renata Adler, interviewed by Dawn RaffelRenata Adler
Dawn Raffel talks with the author of Speedboat and Pitch Dark about transcendant reading, writing a fine sentence, picking a fight, Isaac Babel–and Oprah.
Sterling Lord, interviewed by Dawn RaffelSterling Lord
Dawn Raffel talks with the iconic agent about Kerouac and Kesey, the thrill of discovery, and why physical books matter.
James Salter, interviewed by Noreen TomassiJames Salter
On May 15, 2013 the legendary James Salter joined Center Director Noreen Tomassi for a live interview about his novel, All That Is
Owen King, interviewed by Noreen TomassiOwen King
The author of Double Feature talks with Noreen Tomassi about the long gestation of a first novel, dealing with reviews, managing expectations...
Ben Fountain Talks to Noreen TomassiBen Fountain
Noreen Tomassi talks with the winner of the 2012 Flaherty-Dunnan First Novel prize, about Cowboys football, the war in Iraq, being the Imelda...
Charles Baxter Talks to MaryAnne KoltonCharles Baxter
MaryAnne Kolton talks with Baxter about creativity, craft, and crisis.