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In this episode, Penny’s conversation with Sam Graham-Felsen, author of Green, a novel.
Season 3 Ep 2 Show notes
Sam Graham-Felsen’s debut novel Green was recently selected as one of 10 adult books with special appeal to teen readers to receive the 2019 Alex Awards by the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) division of the American Library Association (ALA).
It was also recognized as a New York Times Editor’s Pick, an Indie Next selection, one of Amazon’s “Best Books of the Month,” one of “Six Debuts to Watch for in 2018” by Barnes and Noble, and one of the New Yorker’s “Books We Loved in 2018.”
His nonfiction writing has appeared in the New York Times Magazine, the Washington Post, The Nation, and elsewhere. From, 2007-2008, he worked as the chief blogger on Barack Obama’s presidential campaign.
Sam is currently at work on more fiction and serves as an adjunct assistant professor of creative writing at Columbia University.
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