From award-winning American feminist writer, Roxane Gay, we feature "How," a powerful story about feeling trapped and wanting to run away. More


Guest host Cynthia Nixon presents two stories about finding happiness in unexpected places. In Michel Faber’s “Vanilla Bright Like Eminem” a single moment illuminates the life of a family. The reader is Daniel Gerroll. In Roxanne Gay’s “North Country,” an academic is a fish out of water in a backwoods community, until love finds her. Adepero Oduye reads. More


Guest host Cynthia Nixon presents two stories in which people find happiness in unexpected places. The first story , Michel Faber’s “Vanilla Bright Like Eminem,” is set on a train, where an American family vacationing in Scotland is caught in a moment in time, shot through with glimpses of the future. It was the pick […] More