fiction http://wfpl.org en Unbound: Silas House and Manuel Gonzales on 'The War at Home' http://wfpl.org/post/unbound-silas-house-and-manuel-gonzales-war-home <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">On today’s episode, we’re going behind the front lines in the war at home.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In our first story, a young boy in Eastern Kentucky writes to his pen pal, an Indian immigrant living in Manhattan, about life in the mountains during the 2008 elections. Silas House reads a chapter from “Same Sun Here.” Then, a man shrinks his wife and gives her a doll house to live in. The wife doesn’t take it lying down. Manuel Gonzales reads “The Miniature Wife.”</span></p> Thu, 27 Jun 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Erin Keane 5889 at http://wfpl.org Unbound: Silas House and Manuel Gonzales on 'The War at Home' Unbound: Matt Bell and Brian Leung on 'Far Away, So Close' http://wfpl.org/post/unbound-matt-bell-and-brian-leung-far-away-so-close <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">On today’s episode, we’ll consider the distance between two people. What keeps a couple bound together, and what drives them apart? &nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Matt Bell's “For You We Are Holding,”</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;a city throbs with missed connections and swells with the memories of all that we want and what we have lost. Then, an estranged wife returns home to a sick dog and brings hope with her in Brian Leung's “Dog Sleep.”</span></p> Wed, 26 Jun 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Erin Keane 5888 at http://wfpl.org Unbound: Matt Bell and Brian Leung on 'Far Away, So Close' Unbound: Tessa Mellas and Claire Vaye Watkins on 'Girlfriends' http://wfpl.org/post/unbound-tessa-mellas-and-claire-vaye-watkins-girlfriends <p></p> Tue, 25 Jun 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Erin Keane 5887 at http://wfpl.org Unbound: Tessa Mellas and Claire Vaye Watkins on 'Girlfriends' Unbound Meets Its Funding Goal http://wfpl.org/post/unbound-meets-its-funding-goal <p><a href="http://wfpl.org/post/new-fiction-show-launching-wfpl">Our new fiction show Unbound</a> met its Kickstarter funding goal. WFPL launched a campaign on the popular creative project crowdfunding&nbsp;platform last month to raise funds for production costs associated with the new show. On Kickstarter, a project only receives pledged funds if the campaign meets its goal; otherwise, no money is collected from backers.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 08 Apr 2013 20:49:17 +0000 Erin Keane 4893 at http://wfpl.org Unbound Meets Its Funding Goal New Fiction Show Launching on WFPL http://wfpl.org/post/new-fiction-show-launching-wfpl <p>We're launching a new show this summer:&nbsp;Unbound is a literary journal for the ears, where we hope you'll discover your next favorite author. In each half-hour episode, two authors will each read a short story on a theme. Our authors are memorable voices writing excellent, engaging, thrilling and heartbreaking stories and novels -- exciting writers creating a buzz on the literary scene.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 11 Mar 2013 16:13:09 +0000 Erin Keane 4426 at http://wfpl.org New Fiction Show Launching on WFPL Fatherhood and the Apocalypse: Matt Bell's 'Cataclysm Baby' http://wfpl.org/post/fatherhood-and-apocalypse-matt-bells-cataclysm-baby <p>It’s the end of the world as they know it, but the dogged yet hapless fathers in <a href="http://www.mdbell.com/">Matt Bell’s novella “Cataclysm Baby”</a> are determined to do right by their monstrous children.</p> Mon, 25 Jun 2012 10:00:00 +0000 Erin Keane 748 at http://wfpl.org Fatherhood and the Apocalypse: Matt Bell's 'Cataclysm Baby' Strange and Beautiful Ghosts: Tania James’ ‘Aerogrammes’ http://wfpl.org/post/strange-and-beautiful-ghosts-tania-james-aerogrammes <p>&nbsp;</p><p style="padding: 0px; margin-bottom: 1.571em; color: rgb(17, 17, 17); line-height: 22px; ">Two Indian wrestling champions become business and political pawns in &ldquo;Lion and Panther in London.&rdquo; A young man looks for hints about his father&rsquo;s death in handwriting samples in &ldquo;The Scriptological Review: A Last Letter from the Editor.&rdquo; A woman applies to be matched with a dead man in &ldquo;Girl Marries Ghost.&rdquo;</p> Mon, 28 May 2012 20:00:00 +0000 Erin Keane 440 at http://wfpl.org Strange and Beautiful Ghosts: Tania James’ ‘Aerogrammes’