Anjali Sachdeva, Katherine Heiny & Maria Adelmann
January 28, 2022 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm AKST
Watch online at https://aqreview.org/live
Anjali Sachdeva’s short story collection, All the Names They Used for God, was the winner of the 2019 Chautauqua Prize. It was named a Best Book of 2018 by NPR, Refinery 29, and BookRiot, and longlisted for the Story Prize. The New York Times Book Review called the collection “strange and wonderful,” and Roxane Gay called it, “One of the best collections I’ve ever read. Every single story is a standout.” Her fiction has been published in Alaska Quarterly Review, Fairy Tale Review, McSweeney’s, Lightspeed, and The Best American Nonrequired Reading, among other publications, and featured on the LeVar Burton Reads podcast. She is the recipient of a Creative Writing Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts, and an Investing in Professional Artists grant from the Heinz Endowments and the Pittsburgh Foundation. She currently teaches at the University of Pittsburgh, and in the low-residency MFA program at Randolph College.
Katherine Heiny is the author of Early Morning Rise; Standard Deviation; and Single, Carefree, Mellow, and her short fiction has appeared in The New Yorker, The Atlantic, Alaska Quarterly Review and many other magazines. She lives in Bethesda, Maryland, with her husband and children. Photo credit: Lexey Swall.
Maria Adelmann is the author of the short story collection Girls of a Certain Age and the forthcoming novel How to Be Eaten (2022). Her work has been published by Alaska Quarterly Review, Tin House, n+1, Electric Literature, Literary Hub, McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, The Threepenny Review, Indiana Review, Epoch, and many others. Her work has been selected as a Distinguished Story in The Best American Short Stories. She has been awarded prizes by the Baker Artist Awards and the Maryland State Arts Council and has an MFA in fiction from The University of Virginia.