Authors in Conversation for Slice Literary Magazine

For this series, featured in each issue of Slice Magazine and live at the annual Slice Literary Conference in downtown Brooklyn, Brian moderates a discussion between authors about their life and work.


Melissa Febos and Garth Greenwell, Issue 20, forthcoming

Karen Russell and Rob Spillman, live at the Slice Literary Conference, 2016

Alexander Chee and Tracy O’Neill, Issue 19

Elisa Albert and Kate Bolick, Issue 18

Edan Lepucki, Emily St. John Mandel, Benjamin Percy, Issue 17

Leslie Jamison and Nicole Krauss, live at the Slice Literary Conference, 2015

Katherine Dunn and Porochista Khakpour, Issue 16, and reprinted on The Lit Hub

David Gates and Adelle Waldman, Issue 15

Owen King and Matthew Specktor, Issue 14


Select Interviews

The Author Looks Inward: A Conversation with Jonathan Lethem,” the Los Angeles Review of Books

“Grief is My Terrain: An Interview with Ann Hood,” Glimmer Train Stories, Issue 83 (print only)

The Millions Interview: Karen Russell,” The Millions

Karen Russell on the Persistence of the Novelist,” The Huffington Post

Helen Schulman on This Beautiful Life,” The Paris Review Daily, and later reprinted in This Beautiful Life as part of P.S.: A Readers Guide