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BOMB Magazine interview
June 2009

With Charles D'Ambrosio



The Age profile
31 May 2008
(Also here with The Sydney Morning Herald and here with The Brisbane Times)

With Michael Williams

New York Times profile

14 May 2008
(Also here with the
International Herald Tribune)

New York Times profile, Patricia Cohen, 14 May 2008

PEN Festival interview
(Excerpt here)
3 May 2009

With Richard Ford



San Francisco Chronicle profile
11 June 2008

Interview with Steven Winn



All Things Considered (NPR)
National weekend edition
24 May 2008

Interview with Guy Raz


The Book Show (ABC)
Radio National edition
18 June 2008

Interview with Peter Mares


The Leonard Lopate Show (WNYC)
18 June 2008

Interview with Leonard Lopate


The Bat Segundo Show
18 July 2008

Interview with Edward Champion


France 24 (TV)
15 January 2010

Interview with Eve Jackson


Against The Grain (KPFA)
25 June 2008

Interview with C.S. Soong


Edmonton Journal profile
28 May 2008
(Also here in Montreal Gazette and here in Ottawa Citizen)

With Richard Helm


Asian American Poetry & Writing
13 May 2008

Long interview with Ky-Phong Tran


Titlepage TV episode
12 May 2008

Discussion with Daniel Menaker, Aleksandar Hemon, Rabih Alameddine, and Simon Winchester


Live From Prairie Lights (WSUI)
10 June 2008

Reading and interview with Julie Englander (scroll down)


The Millions interview
11 August 2008

With Edan Lepucki


The Monthly SlowTV interview
July 2008

With Cate Kennedy


Studio 360 interview
3 October 2008

With Kurt Andersen


Bookninja interview
November 2008

Podcast with Kathryn Kuitenbrouwer


LiteraryMinded interview
31 October 2008

With Angela Meyer


Nigel Beale Nota Bene Books interview
October 2008

Podcast with Nigel Beale


The Australian profile
13 November 2008

With Michael Davis


Slice Magazine interview (excerpt)
September 2008


The Times interview
28 November 2008

With Megan Walsh


The North Shore News profile
12 December 2008

By Caroline Skelton


Readings interview
29 May 2008

With Cate Kennedy


Luna Park Review
15 May 2008

With Travis Kurowski


L.A. Public Library interview
16 September 2009

With Marisa Silver


LAist interview
9 July 2008

Interview with Callie Miller