Hosted by Whitney Terrell and V.V. Ganeshananthan, fiction/non/fiction interprets current events through the lens of literature, and features conversations with writers of all stripes, from novelists and poets to journalists and essayists.
***Show is bi-weekly, posting every other Thursday. Listed reach is per episode***
The show is part of the Lit Hub Radio network, which reaches over 1MM downloads per month across over 15 podcasts. The network is also integrated on the Lit Hub website with a player widget; the site reaches over 3MM readers per month, and all episodes are published as an editorial feature as well as promoted across its social channels (1MM+ reach) and daily newsletters (200,000+ subscribers).
About the Host
Host Name: Whitney Terrell and V.V. Ganeshananthan
Whitney Terrell’s most recent novel, The Good Lieutenant (FSG) was selected as a best book of 2016 by The Washington Post, The Boston Globe, and Refinery 29. It was long-listed for the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction. He is also the author of The Huntsman, a New York Times notable book, and The King of Kings County. He was an embedded reporter in Iraq during 2006 and 2010 and covered the war for the Washington Post Magazine, Slate, and NPR. His nonfiction has additionally appeared in The New York Times, Harper's, The New Republic, The Kansas City Star, and other publications. He is an Assistant Professor of English at the University of Missouri-Kansas City and lives nearby with his family.
V.V. Ganeshananthan's debut novel, Love Marriage, was longlisted for the Orange Prize and chosen one of Washington Post Book World's Best of 2008. A recipient of fellowships from the NEA and the Radcliffe Institute, she has been visiting faculty at the University of Michigan and the Iowa Writers' Workshop, and presently teaches in the MFA program at the University of Minnesota. Her work has appeared in The Washington Post and The New York Times, among others. She is at work on a second novel, excerpts of which have appeared in Granta, Ploughshares, and Best American Nonrequired Reading.