Deborah Treisman

Fiction editor at The New Yorker.

Deborah Treisman appears in the following:

Lore Segal Reads "Ladies' Lunch"

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Lotte said, “I have not told Alana or Minnie that I’ve died. I thought awhile before telling Sam, but he was fine. He was really very good about it, my poor Sam.”

Curtis Sittenfeld Reads “The Prairie Wife”

Tuesday, February 07, 2017

Curtis Sittenfeld reads her story “The Prairie Wife.”

Junot Díaz Reads Edwidge Danticat

Wednesday, February 01, 2017

Junot Díaz reads and discusses "Seven," by Edwidge Danticat.

David Gilbert Reads “Underground”

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

“Love, in all forms, had turned into a kind of regret.”

Alix Ohlin Reads “Quarantine”

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

“She found it hurtful to see other people’s smiling, healthy families or, even worse, to hear about lives that seemed as fragile as her own.”

Elif Batuman Reads “Constructed Worlds”

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Elif Batuman Reads “Constructed Worlds."

Thomas Pierce Reads "Chairman Spaceman"

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

“Jerome, with a very serious expression, asked what Dom would do if an alien wanted to have sex with him.”

Richard Powers Reads Steven Millhauser

Tuesday, January 03, 2017

Richard Powers reads and discusses “A Visit,” by Steven Millhauser

Yiyun Li Reads “On The Street Where You Live”

Tuesday, January 03, 2017

Yiyun Li reads her story “On The Street Where You Live,” from the January 9, 2017, issue of the magazine. 

Camille Bordas Reads “Most Die Young”

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Camille Bordas reads her story “Most Die Young,” from the January 2, 2017, issue of the magazine. 

Joseph O'Neill Reads "Pardon Edward Snowden"

Tuesday, December 06, 2016

“The poet Mark McCain received an e-mail inviting him to sign a ‘poetition’ requesting that President Obama pardon Edward Snowden.”

David Means Reads Sherman Alexie

Thursday, December 01, 2016

David Means reads and discusses “The Toughest Indian in the World,” by Sherman Alexie.

Robert Coover Reads "The Hanging of the Schoolmarm"

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

“The schoolmarm’s just showing off again, making their brains ache, unrepentant criminal that she is.”

Lauren Groff Reads "Flower Hunters"

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

“What is it about me that people need breaks from? she asks the dog, who looks as though she wants to say something but, out of innate gentleness, refrains.”

Ben Marcus Reads Mary Gaitskill

Tuesday, November 01, 2016

Ben Marcus reads and discusses "A Dream of Men," by Mary Gaitskill.

T.C. Boyle Reads "Are We Not Men?"

Tuesday, November 01, 2016

"In a room at GenLab, Connie and I were presented with an exhaustive menu of just how our chromosomes could be made to match up.”

Ottessa Moshfegh Reads "An Honest Woman"

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

"Jeb could hear almost everything that went on in her house, he’d figured out, if he listened carefully from his basement window."

Kevin Barry Reads "Deer Season"

Tuesday, October 04, 2016

“It’s the sort of thing that could get me in a lot of trouble around here,” he said. “Who’ll know?” she said.

Alice Mattison Reads Lore Segal

Monday, August 01, 2016

Alice Mattison reads "The First American" by Lore Segal.

The Short Story Canon of The New Yorker

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Deborah Treisman, fiction editor at The New Yorker, discusses the magazine's 90th anniversary and the canon of fiction it published. 

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