Now playing on Otherppl, a conversation with Lynn Steger Strong. Her new novel, Want, is available from Henry Holt.

Strong was born and raised in South Florida. Her first novel, Hold Still, was released by Liveright/WW Norton in 2016. Her nonfiction has been published by GuernicaLos Angeles Review of Books, Elle.com, Catapult, Lit Hub, and others. She teaches both fiction and non-fiction writing at Columbia University, Fairfield University, and the Pratt Institute.

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One response to “Episode 674 — Lynn Steger Strong”

  1. Great interview/conversation with Brad Listi, with thoughtful asides on finances, politics and the writing craft. As Lynn Steger Strong said “Books make you understand other people.” Her novel WANT will make you grabble with your doubts, reconsider your life decisions, prompt relentless introspection of the self. The things we want are not always ours to have, yet drive us to reconciliation with ones family, spouses and lost friendships. The intimacy is refreshing, the honesty–heartening.

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