Karen Russell

Selected Shorts

True Selves/Hidden Selves

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Moth girls, a Dodo with an identity crisis, and an unnervingly perfect secretary.


Selected Shorts

Reeling for the Empire

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Oppressed garment workers really turn the tables in this fable by Karen Russell

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Karen Russell On Balancing Writing, Technology, and Boredom

Friday, January 30, 2015

How to balance writing with the barrage of smartphone interruptions? Karen Russell gives her advice.

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Selected Shorts

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.   Broadway and television star BD Wong hosts.

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Selected Shorts

Selected Shorts: Surprising Discoveries

Sunday, July 24, 2011

Unexpected revelations, emotions, and plot twists in three tales ranging from contemporary to crime classic.

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