Deborah Treisman

Fiction editor at The New Yorker.

Deborah Treisman appears in the following:

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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20 Under 40: Stories from The New Yorker

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

New Yorker fiction editor Deborah Treisman and writers Karen Russell and David Bezmozgis discuss The New Yorker’s series on young fiction writers. The stories have now published in one volume, 20 Under 40: Stories from The New Yorker.

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Guest Picks: Deborah Treisman

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Find out what film left a lasting impression on Deborah Treisman, and some of her other favorite things after her recent appearance on The Leonard Lopate Show.


The New Yorker's Top '20 Under 40' Fiction Writers

Monday, June 07, 2010

It's been over ten years since The New Yorker published its "20 Under 40" list of promising writers. The last edition featured stories by David Foster Wallace, Michael Chabon, Jeffrey Eugenides, Jhumpa Lahiri and 16 others, many of whom continue to write acclaimed fiction. After a long selection process, the new issue hits newsstands today, full of prose and promise.