Nathan Hill’s debut novel The Nix was named the #1 book of the year by Audible and Entertainment Weekly, as well as one of the year’s best books by The New York Times, The Washington Post, NPR, Slate, Amazon, and many others. Hill’s short stories have been published in The Iowa Review, Agni, The Gettysburg Review, The Denver Quarterly, and Fiction, which awarded him its annual Fiction Prize. On this episode, he discusses his career trajectory, meeting John Irving, and how to maintain humor in his writing.

Further Reading:

Nathan’s Website
The Nix
Nathan’s Facebook
Nathan’s Twitter

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