Hannah Tinti

Hannah Tinti is an author, editor, and literary commentator of Selected Shorts.  Her short story collection, Animal Crackers, has sold in sixteen countries and was a runner-up for the PEN/Hemingway award. Her best-selling novel, The Good Thief, is a New York Times Notable Book of the Year, recipient of the American Library Association’s Alex Award, winner of the Center for Fiction’s First Novel Prize, and winner of the Quality Paperback Book Club’s New Voices Award. Hannah is also co-founder and editor-in-chief of One Story magazine, and received the PEN/Nora Magid award for excellence in editing. She teaches at Columbia University’s MFA program in Creative Writing. 

Hannah Tinti appears in the following:

Neil Gaiman Reads You Stories About Wish Fulfilment

Friday, December 06, 2013

Best-selling fantasy writer Neil Gaiman presents two provocative stories about wish fulfillment, and chats with SHORTS' literary commentator, and novelist, Hannah Tinti.


Selected Shorts: So You Want to Change the World?

Friday, October 18, 2013

Robert Sean Leonard hosts three stories about revolution, and Edie Falco makes her SHORTS debut.


Selected Shorts: Wishing and Wanting

Friday, July 26, 2013

Come dine at our place.  Gary Shteyngart tells Hannah Tinti why the McDonald's hamburger was an aerodynamic marvel in his youth.  "Girls" star Alex Karpovsky reads his "Sixty-Nine Cen...

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Selected Shorts: Parents and Children

Sunday, June 30, 2013

Adult children untangle their pasts in two stories about fateful marriages and what comes down from parents to children.


Selected Shorts: Expect the Unexpected

Sunday, March 24, 2013

On this episode of Selected Shorts, fantasy author Neil Gaiman guest hosts a program of weird and wacky tales of the unexpected.


Selected Shorts: True Selves/Hidden Selves

Sunday, March 17, 2013

This week, a story from Karen Russell's new collection Vampires in the Lemon Grove.  "Reeling for the Empire" is a story of oppression, finding freedom, and fantastic transformation. ...

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Selected Shorts: Flash Forward

Sunday, March 03, 2013

Guest host Cynthia Nixon presents two stories in which people find happiness in unexpected places. 

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Selected Shorts: Love and Longing

Sunday, February 17, 2013

Guest host Cynthia Nixon presents readings of three stories whose characters hope for love.


Selected Shorts: Wanting More

Sunday, February 10, 2013

Guest host Neil Gaiman presents two ironic stories about wish fulfillment.

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Literary Magazines

Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Literary magazine editors Hannah Tinti of One Story, Keith Gessen of n+1, and Ann Kjellberg of Little Star talk about the hurdles and opportunities inherent in publishing literary magazines today: attracting top writers, enticing paying subscribers and using digital technology (or not) to put the work out.

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