Foreground/Background podcast episode 22: Jennifer Egan


The latest episode of my Foreground/Background podcast is out now! Give it a listen below or subscribe on your favorite streaming service (including Apple PodcastsSpotifyAnchorBreakerOvercastGoogle PodcastsPocket Casts and Radio Public) to get new episodes as they come out.


In this episode, I interview Jennifer Egan. Jennifer is the Pulitzer prize winning author of the novel A Visit from

the Goon Squad, she also wrote Manhattan Beach, which won the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in 

Fiction and many other multi-award winning books. Her work has appeared in The New Yorker, Harper's Magazine,  

Granta, McSweeney's, and The New York Times Magazine. And Her new book The Candy House, a sibling novel

to A Visit from the Goon Squad, came out from Scribner on April 5, 2022.

In this hour long conversation we discuss:

  • Pursuing a career in writing

  • The process of publishing novels

  • And so much more!


Jennifer Egan’s site:

Jennifer Egan’s IG: @jennifereganwriter

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Music by Jantrax



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