In this month’s podcast, Lee K. Abbott talks to Nick White about his experience leading fiction workshops, writing for the lady on the bus, and why Dolly Parton is the total package.
Lee K. Abbott is the author of Love is the Crooked Thing, Living After Midnight, Wet Places at Noon, and, most recently, All Things, All at Once: New & Selected Stories. His fiction and articles have appeared in Harper’s, Atlantic Monthly, the New York Times Book Review, Kenyon Review, and Southern Review, among others. For many years he taught at the Ohio State University, where he was a Humanities Distinguished Professor of English. His work has been included in Best American Short Stories and The O. Henry Awards.
A native of Mississippi, Nick White is an Assistant Professor of English at the Ohio State University. He holds a Master of Fine Arts in Fiction from the Ohio State University, and a PhD in English and Creative Writing from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. His short stories have appeared in Kenyon Review, Guernica, Hopkins Review, Indiana Review, and elsewhere. His short story collection and a novel will be published by Penguin/Random House, with the Blue Rider Press Imprint.