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2nd Nov 2020

Author Interviews - Marina Rubin

For this, Night Shift Radio’s first installment of The Storyteller Series: Author Interviews, Andrea Quinn sits down with Marina Rubin, whose story “Man in a Fedora” was featured on the October episode of The Storyteller Series, which you can (and should) listen to here.

In “Man in a Fedora,” our young narrator recounts and retraces her ambiguous and unconventional friendship with the enigmatic Max Florentine. As she works to understand the circumstances of his conspicuous disappearance, she struggles to identify her place in his life and the effect he continues to have, even from beyond the purported grave, on hers. 

Author Bio: Marina Rubin’s work has appeared in over eighty magazines and anthologies. She is an associate editor of Mudfish and a 2013 recipient of COJECO Blueprint Fellowship. Her book of flash fiction Stealing Cherries (Manic D Press) received an Honorable Mention on Heeb Magazine’s list of Best Books of 2014. Her short story “Good People Make Bad Couples” was shortlisted for the 2019 Writers’ HQ Flash Fiction Prize, and her upcoming short-story collection Snuffbox has just won an Honorable Mention for the 2020 Miami Book Fair Emerging Writer Fellowship. In addition to writing, Marina Rubin is an avid mountaineer, having summited Kilimanjaro, made it to Everest Base Camp, completed Tour du Mont Blanc and Camino de Santiago. She lives in Brooklyn.

You can find more information about Marina Rubin and her work at Poets & Writers or by following her on instagram: @marina_rubinnyc

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Michael Fight is the Director of Content for Night Shift Radio. He's currently the host for "Never Heard Of It" and "The Storyteller Series". During the day he's the Operations Coordinator for the film studio Syracuse Studios.

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When not being crawled over by his Writing Cat, Einie, Mike Wyant Jr. writes science fiction with a focus on exploring mental illness and its repercussions. Once upon a time, he was a Sys Admin, Network Administrator, and do-it-all tech drone. He's left those days behind. Mostly.