GUEST: KAREN RUSSELL
KAREN RUSSELL has enjoyed critical acclaim and success since novel, “Swamplandia!,” was published in 2011. It was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and is being adapted for HBO. Her recent book, “Vampires in the Lemon Grove,” is a collection of short stories that continues her exploration of strange and fantastical worlds. She was born in Florida, lives now in Philadelphia, is teaching creative writing at Bryn Mawr and Rutgers and is our guest to talk about her life and her writing life.