Talking to NPR's Lynn Neary about the 2016 election, extreme empathy and the power of fictionRead More
Fresh Air book reviewer Maureen Corrigan writes, “As spectacular as Haigh's panoramic social focus is in this novel — whisking us from Dark Elephant's shareholders' meeting in Houston into Bakerton's taverns, the Wal-Mart, the local meth-head hangouts and storefront churches — she's also superb at getting us into the nitty gritty of her character's worldview, as well as their speech.” Listen here.Read More
Reviewer Jon Michaud calls Heat & Light “expansive, gripping.”Read More
Jennifer Haigh and others talk with the Pittsburgh Tribune-Reivew's Rege Behe about the challenges of storytelling in the modern age.
Bill Goldstein talks about New From Heaven:
Tune in at 7 pm EST for an on-air discussion of News From Heaven.
Jennifer Haigh's story "Paramour" has been selected to appear in this year's Best American Short Stories anthology.
"Like all my stories, it is a mash-up of several things that interest me intensely—in this case, other people's marriages, sex and innocence, the theater, fathers and daughters, and Ukrainians."
Read more or buy the anthology here.