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Write On, Mississippi!

A collaboration of Mississippi Public Broadcasting and Mississippi Book Festival

Pour yourself a sweet tea, pull up a lawn chair, and turn the page with us. You're listening to Write on, Mississippi. A podcast taking you inside the minds of America’s most treasured wordsmiths. Brought to you through ... More
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2019-9-16

Write On, Mississippi SEASON 2, Chapter 4: Chanelle Benz

Season 2, Ep. 4

Chanelle Benz has published short stories in Guernica, Granta.com, Electric Literature, The American Reader, Fence, and The Cupboard, and is the recipient of an O. Henry Prize. Her story collection The Man Who Shot Out My Eye Is Dead was published in 2017 by Ecco. It was named a Best Book of 2017 by the San Francisco Chronicle and one of Electric Literature’s 15 Best Short Story Collections of 2017. It was also longlisted for the 2018 PEN/Robert Bingham Prize for Debut Fiction. She currently lives in Memphis, where she teaches at Rhodes College. The Gone Dead is her debut novel.

2019-9-16

Write On, Mississippi SEASON 2, Chapter 4: Chanelle Benz

Season 2, Ep. 4

Chanelle Benz has published short stories in Guernica, Granta.com, Electric Literature, The American Reader, Fence, and The Cupboard, and is the recipient of an O. Henry Prize. Her story collection The Man Who Shot Out My Eye Is Dead was published in 2017 by Ecco. It was named a Best Book of 2017 by the San Francisco Chronicle and one of Electric Literature’s 15 Best Short Story Collections of 2017. It was also longlisted for the 2018 PEN/Robert Bingham Prize for Debut Fiction. She currently lives in Memphis, where she teaches at Rhodes College. The Gone Dead is her debut novel.