Episode 22: Jared Yates Sexton

 

 

 

 

 

We kick off season 2 with a discussion about politics and masculinity with Jared Yates Sexton at Voices of the Middle West, followed by a reading of "An American Nightmare" (first published in Atticus Review).

 

About the Guest:

Jared Yates Sexton was born and raised in Southern Indiana and received his MFA from Southern Illinois in 2008. He's the author of three collections, a crime-novel, and works as a political correspondent and Assistant Professor of Creative Writing at Georgia Southern University. His most recent short story collection I Am the Oil of the Engine of the World is available from Split Lip Press, and The People Are Going to Rise Like The Waters Upon Your Shore, a culmination of his political writing, will be published in in 2017 by Counterpoint Press. He tweets at @jysexton.

 

Music for today's episode provided by:

ICD-10 & Remedy for Melancholy |Kai Engel | CC 4.0

Oxygen Mask | Andy G. Cohen | CC 4.0