Tag: baby

Paula Bomer III (BSS #546)

Author Paula Bomer has dedicated her fiction career to staring inside the abyss and seeking the human. We discuss her new short story collection, INSIDE MADELEINE, and discuss everything from Flannery O’Connor’s notion of the grotesque, how sex defines relationships, boarding schools, how modest surrealism can reveal urban identity, and scatological moments in high literature. (The episode’s introduction includes some thoughts on the recent passing of Maya Angelou.) Read More


Paula Bomer (BSS #375)

Paula Bomer appeared on The Bat Segundo Show #375. She is most recently the author of Baby. Condition of Mr. Segundo: Pondering whether producers will declare him a “bad radio show host” for thinking terrible things. Author: Paula Bomer Subjects Discussed: Prethinking a story involving an uncomfortable situation, whether smashing a baby against a brick Read More