Writers Reading | Manuel Gonzales and Katy Simpson Smith
Writers Reading—Summer 2021
Gonzales is the author of The Miniature Wife and Other Stories, which won the Sue Kaufman Prize for First Fiction and the John Gardner Prize for Fiction, and the novel, The Regional Office is Under Attack! He has published fiction and nonfiction in Buzzfeed Reader, Virginia Quarterly Review, Oxford American, Esquire, McSweeney’s Quarterly Concern, and The Believer.
Simpson Smith is the author of We Have Raised All of You: Motherhood in the South, 1750-1835, and the novels The Story of Land and Sea, Free Men, and The Everlasting, which the New York Times named among the Top 10 Historical Fiction of 2020. Her writing has also appeared in the New York Times Book Review, Paris Review, Los Angeles Review of Books, Oxford American, Granta, and Literary Hub.