Now playing on Otherppl, a conversation with Azareen Van der Vliet Oloomi. Her new novel Call Me Zebra is available from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. It is the official March pick of The Nervous Breakdown Book Club.

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Now playing on Otherppl, a conversation with Elif Batuman. Her debut novel The Idiot is available in trade paperback from Penguin.

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Now playing on Otherppl, a conversation with Willy Vlautin. His new novel Don’t Skip Out On Me is available from Harper Perennial. It is the official February pick of The Nervous Breakdown Book Club.

This is Willy’s second appearance on the program. He was the guest in Episode 258, on March 9, 2014.

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This week on Otherppl, a conversation with Rachel Lyon. Her debut novel, Self-Portrait with Boy, is available now from Scribner.

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Now playing on Otherppl, a conversation with Liska Jacobs. Her debut novel Catalina is available from MCD/FSG.

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This week on Otherppl, a conversation with Debbie Graber, author of Kevin Kramer Starts On Monday, available from Unnamed Press.

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This week on Otherppl, a conversation with Tim Wirkus. His new novel, The Infinite Future, is available from Penguin Press.

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Clay Byars is the guest. His memoir Will & I is available from FSG Originals.

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Lauren Haldeman is the guest. Her new poetry collection, Instead of Dying, is available now from The Center for Literary Publishing at Colorado State University. It is the winner of the Colorado Prize for Poetry.

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Now playing on the Otherppl podcast, a conversation with Daniel A. Hoyt, author of the novel This Book Is Not For You, available from Dzanc Books. It is the winner of the inaugural Dzanc Fiction Prize and the official December pick of The Nervous Breakdown Book Club.

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Now playing on Otherppl, a conversation with Patty Schemel and Erin Hosier. Patty was the drummer for the rock band Hole from 1992-98. Her new memoir, Hit So Hard, is available from Da Capo Press.  Erin is her literary agent at Dunow, Carlson, and Lerner; she helped shepherd the book to publication.

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Now playing on Otherppl, a conversation with Bud Smith. His new memoir, Work, is available from Civil Coping Mechanisms.

This is Bud’s second time on the program. He first appeared in Episode 373, on July 29, 2015.

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Now playing on Otherppl, a conversation with Ivy Pochoda. Her new novel is called Wonder Valley, available from Ecco Press.

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Now playing on Otherppl, a conversation with Panio Gianopoulos. His new story collection is called How to Get into Our House and Where We Keep the Money, available from Four Way Books.

This is Panio’s second time guesting on the podcast. He first appeared in Episode 138 on January 9, 2013.

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Now playing on Otherppl, a conversation with Emily Geminder. Her debut story collection is called Dead Girls and Other Stories. It is the winner of the Dzanc Books Short Story Prize.

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