Late Night New York is a short-form podcast featuring a diverse array of talented authors reading at the Franklin Park Reading Series in Crown Heights, Brooklyn.

Paula Bomer – Inside Madeleine

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Late Night New York, hosted by Sonia Weiser in collaboration with the Franklin Park Reading Series in Brooklyn NY This week’s podcast features Paula Bomer, acclaimed author of the collection Inside Madeleine.  In this podcast, Paula reads her short story “Down the Alley” — a real gut-punch about, in Paula’s words, “a 12-year-old girl who’s miserable, her boobs just started emerging, and … continue reading »

Andrew Worthington – WALLS

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Late Night New York, hosted by Sonia Weiser in collaboration with the Franklin Park Reading Series in Brooklyn, NY. This week’s podcast features Andrew Worthington, author of the recently released novel WALLS. In this podcast, Andrew reads from a short essay, “The MFA in Mixed Martial Arts,” a poem, “I Had An Out-Of-Body Experience As I Stared … continue reading »

Tiphanie Yanique – Land of Love and Drowning

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Late Night New York, hosted by Emily Yoon in collaboration with the Franklin Park Reading Series This week’s podcast features Tiphanie Yanique, author of three acclaimed books, as well as short fiction, essays, and poetry. BookPage listed Tiphanie as “one of the 14 women to watch out for in 2014″ and her writing has been published … continue reading »

Aaron Burch – Backswing

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Late Night New York, hosted by Sonia Weiser in collaboration with the Franklin Park Reading Series This week’s podcast features Aaron Burch, reading “Train Time” from his recently published collection of short stories, Backswing. Aaron reads (in a disarmingly self-deprecating first-person narration he assures listeners is “fictional”): I invented an alternate day, something I’d do often, changing … continue reading »

Shane Jones – Crystal Eaters

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Late Night New York, hosted by Emily Yoon This week we feature Shane Jones, author of the new novel Crystal Eaters. Celebrated for his powerfully imaginative – even psychedelic – prose, Shane has pushed the genre envelope even further with his newest work. Crystal Eaters has been billed as an “allegory, fable, touching family saga, and poetic sci-fi adventure.” Shane reads: … continue reading »

Juliet Escoria – Black Cloud

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Late Night New York, hosted by Sonia Weiser This week we feature Juliet Escoria, reading from BLACK CLOUD, her newest collection of stories, pictures, and videos. Described as bold, transgressive, deeply troublesome, and brutally honest, Escoria’s work has impressed critics with her ability to suggest beauty in emptiness while simultaneously making people really, really uncomfortable. For the Franklin Park … continue reading »

Anne Marie Wirth Cauchon – Nothing

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Late Night New York, hosted by Emily Yoon This month we feature Anne Marie Wirth Cauchon, author of the debut novel Nothing. Set in the badlands of Montana, the novel flings the reader into the unforgiving landscape traversed by Ruth and James, two young outlaws each seeking their own version of escape. The New York Times … continue reading »

Kiese Laymon – Long Division

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Late Night New York, hosted by Emily Yoon This month we feature Kiese Laymon, author of the novel Long Division and a collection of essays, How to Slowly Kill Yourself and Others in America. Late Night New York is the fruit of our collaborations with the Franklin Park Reading Series in Brooklyn, New York. Listen here… Subscribe … continue reading »

Leah Umansky – Don Dreams and I Dream

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Late Night New York, hosted by Emily Yoon This month we feature Leah Umansky, author of the poetry chapbook, Don Dreams and I Dream, and a full-length collection, Domestic Uncertainties. Late Night New York is the fruit of our collaborations with the Franklin Park Reading Series in Brooklyn, New York. Listen here… Subscribe on iTunes Listen at Stitcher … continue reading »

Mitchell S. Jackson – The Residue Years

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Late Night New York, hosted by Emily Yoon This month we feature Mitchell S. Jackson, author of The Residue Years. Late Night New York is the fruit of our collaborations with the Franklin Park Reading Series in Brooklyn, New York. Listen here… Subscribe on iTunes Listen at Stitcher SmartRadio About our guest Mitchell S. Jackson is a … continue reading »

James Yeh – Gigantic

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Late Night New York, hosted by Emily Yoon This month we feature James Yeh reading from his story “Nice House, Nice Car, Nice Children, Nice Clothes,” which will be featured in a forthcoming issue of NOON. Late Night New York is the fruit of our collaborations with the Franklin Park Reading Series in Brooklyn, New York. Listen … continue reading »

Susan Steinberg – Spectacle

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Late Night New York, hosted by Amanda McConnon This episode features Susan Steinberg reading “Superstar” from her new collection Spectacle, recorded live at the Franklin Park Reading Series. Listen here… Subscribe at iTunes Listen at Stitcher SmartRadio About our author: Susan Steinberg is the author of the story collections Spectacle (Graywolf, 2013), Hydroplane (FC2), and The End of Free … continue reading »

Battle of the Books, Brooklyn Book Festival

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Welcome to the third epsiode of Late Night New York. Tonight we feature the Battle of the Books, our Brooklyn Book Festival Event, with readings from the championship round. Featuring Leslie Jamison reading from Laurie Weeks’ Zippermouth and Katie Byrum reading from Hannah Gamble’s Your Invitation to a Modest Breakfast at Brooklyn Fire Proof with host Adam Wilson. Listen … continue reading »

Sarah Bruni, The Night Gwen Stacy Died

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Welcome to the second epsiode of Late Night New York. Tonight we feature Sarah Bruni reading at the  Franklin Park Reading Series in Crown Heights, Brooklyn.  Listen here . . . Subscribe at iTunes Listen at Stitcher SmartRadio About our author: Sarah Bruni is a graduate of the University of Iowa and the MFA program at … continue reading »

Edwidge Danticat

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Welcome to the first epsiode of Late Night New York. Tonight we feature Edwidge Danticat reading at the Franklin Park Reading Series in Crown Heights, Brooklyn.  Listen here . . . Subscribe at iTunes Listen at Stitcher SmartRadio About our author: Edwidge Danticat is the author of numerous books, including Brother, I’m Dy- ing, which … continue reading »