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Cover Photo: A photo of JP Infante,  author and winner of the 2019 Robert J. Dau prize, wearing ear buds and looking away thoughtfully.
A Conversation With PEN America Best Debut Short Stories 2019 Author JP Infante

“When you’re a kid you’re not sure if you don’t know something because you haven’t been taught it or because you’re not supposed to know.”

Oct 07, 2019
Cover Photo: A photo of Kelsey Peterson,  author and winner of the 2019 Robert J. Dau prize, smiling.
A Conversation With PEN America Best Debut Short Stories 2019 Author Kelsey Peterson

“I think, in pursuit of truth, science and religion still have to wrestle with the strictures of human knowledge, error, pride.”

Oct 02, 2019
Cover Photo: A photo of Jade Jones,  author and winner of the 2019 Robert J. Dau prize, smiling.
A Conversation With PEN America Best Debut Short Stories 2019 Author Jade Jones

“The narration style feels very conversational to me. I liked how second-person really tries to make the reader part of the story as well.”

Sep 30, 2019
Cover Photo: A photo of Sarah Curry,  author and winner of the 2019 Robert J. Dau prize.
A Conversation With PEN America Best Debut Short Stories 2019 Author Sarah Curry

“I slowly connected the dots that nearly all my friends—no matter what continent we had been on—had experienced some level of sexual violence.”

Sep 27, 2019
Cover Photo: A photo of Tamiko Beyer,  author and winner of the 2019 Robert J. Dau prize.
A Conversation With PEN America Best Debut Short Stories 2019 Author Tamiko Beyer

“The themes of social justice, the magic of water, and the power of queer love to create a different world—these are themes that I return to again and again in my writing and my life.”

Sep 25, 2019
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Sep 16, 2019
Cover Photo: A photo of Doug Henderson,  author and winner of the 2019 Robert J. Dau prize.
A Conversation With PEN America Best Debut Short Stories 2019 Author Doug Henderson

“Some stories just flow out of you and you try to keep up as you write them. This story was not like that.”

Aug 28, 2019
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A Conversation With PEN America Best Debut Short Stories 2019 Author Laura Freudig

“When you feel like you have no power in a relationship, withholding becomes one of the only ways you can maintain the illusion of agency.”

Aug 26, 2019
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A Conversation With PEN America Best Debut Short Stories 2019 Author Erin Singer

“Inspiration came from the stupid pencil jar our family had when I was growing up.”

Aug 22, 2019
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A Conversation With PEN America Best Debut Short Stories 2019 Author Pingmei Lan

“It started with a voice—the young narrator telling me about her name.”

Aug 15, 2019