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New episodes every Wednesday.
In-depth interviews with today's leading writers, including:
George Saunders • Roxane Gay • Bret Easton Ellis • Jonathan Franzen • Sheila Heti • Hanya Yanagihara
Sam Lipsyte • Maggie Nelson • Susan Orlean • Tom Perrotta • Louise Erdrich • Edwidge Danticat • Tao Lin
Jess Walter • Jonathan Lethem • Jesmyn Ward • Hilton Als • Douglas Coupland • Atticus Lish • T.C. Boyle
Eileen Myles • Erik Larson • Alexander Chee • Melissa Febos • Dennis Cooper • Steve Almond • Megan Boyle Dana Spiotta • Lynne Tillman • Hari Kunzru • Viet Thanh Nguyen • Chuck Klosterman • Sloane Crosley
Min Jin Lee • Jonathan Ames • Ottessa Moshfegh • Andre Dubus III • David Shields • Elif Batuman • Anna Qu
Tim O'Brien • Sarah M. Broom • Garth Greenwell • Dean Koontz • Lauren Groff • Sarah Manguso • Matt Bell
Heidi Julavits • Etgar Keret • Ben Fountain • Emily St. John Mandel • Jerry Stahl • Jami Attenberg • Celeste Ng
Scott McClanahan • Lidia Yuknavitch • Maria Semple • Lydia Millet • Ned Vizzini • Kate Zambreno • Sarah Hall
Terry Tempest Williams • Forrest Gander • Alexandra Kleeman • Azareen Van der Vliet Oloomi • Andrea Bajani
Launched in 2011, Otherppl with Brad Listi is a literary podcast featuring conversations with contemporary authors.
All episodes—hundreds of them—are available for free. Listen online or wherever you listen to podcasts.
You can also download the free Otherppl with Brad Listi app. Available for iPhone and Android.
Brad Listi is the host of the Otherppl podcast and the author of the novel Be Brief and Tell Them Everything (Ig / May 2022).
His other books include the novel Attention. Deficit. Disorder., an LA Times bestseller, and Board, a work of nonfiction collage, co-authored with Justin Benton. He is the founding editor of The Nervous Breakdown, an online literary magazine.
He lives in Los Angeles.
For more information, visit www.bradlisti.com.
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