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Episode 349: The Good Immigrant Editor Nikesh Shukla

Episode 349: The Good Immigrant Editor Nikesh Shukla

Nikesh Shukla, author of Coconut Unlimited and Meatspace, talks to Daniel Ford about The Good Immigrant: 26 Writers Reflect on America, which he edited with Chimene Suleyman.

Episode 196: The Women of Saturn Author Connie Guzzo-McParland

Connie Guzzo-McParland, author of The Women of Saturn and publisher at Guernica Editions, talks to Daniel Ford about her late start into storytelling and how her immigration experience inspired her incredibly ambitious debut novel.

Photo credit: Anthony Branco
You have to persevere and keep on writing.
— Connie Guzzo-McParland

To learn more about Connie Guzzo-McParland, visit her official website.

Episode 166: Pachinko Author Min Jin Lee

Min Jin Lee, author of Free Food for Millionaires and the recently published Pachinko, talks to Daniel Ford about her path to storytelling, her intense research process, the global immigrant experience, and what inspired her new (and highly praised) novel.

Photo credit: Elena Seibert
People who are conscious and know history, I think we’re always resisting.
— Min Jin Lee

To learn more about Min Jin Lee, visit her official website, like her Facebook page, or follow her on Twitter @minjinlee11. Also, the author is appearing at Harvard Book Store on Feb. 10 at 7 p.m.

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Today's episode is brought to you by Scrivener. Scrivener combines all the writing tools you need to craft your first draft, from nascent notion to final full stop. Visit the app's official website for more details.

Episode 164: Lucky Boy Author Shanthi Sekaran

Shanthi Sekaran, author of the recently published Lucky Boy, talks to Daniel Ford about how her mother influenced her storytelling, her research process for Lucky Boy, how she developed the novel’s memorable main characters, and why writers need to step out of their comfort zones.   

Daniel also makes a statement about President Trump’s recent Executive Order regarding U.S. immigration policy.

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My mother influenced not only my storytelling, but also my wondering; my wondering about the details of people’s life.
— Shanthi Sekaran

To learn more about Shanthi Sekaran, visit her official website, like her Facebook page, or follow her on Twitter @Shanthisekaran.

Today's episode is brought to you by Scrivener. Scrivener combines all the writing tools you need to craft your first draft, from nascent notion to final full stop. Visit the app's  official website  for more details.

Today's episode is brought to you by Scrivener. Scrivener combines all the writing tools you need to craft your first draft, from nascent notion to final full stop. Visit the app's official website for more details.