In this edition of the Chapter 16 podcast, Stephen Usery talks with author Jamie Quatro via telephone about her debut collection of short stories, I Want to Show You More. The collection has already earned a variety of critical acclaim and has received the coveted “double review” from the New York Times. Quatro’s stories present a complicated yet beautiful take on everyday American life while simultaneously drawing on elements of science fiction. Today she reveals the story behind the collection’s title and intriguing cover art, and also discusses her short story “Decomposition: A Primer for Promiscuous Housewives.”
To read a review of I Want to Show You More, click here.
Stephen Usery is the producer of Book Talk, an author-interview program that airs daily on WYPL FM 89.3, a service of the Memphis Public Library and Information Center. He lives in Memphis.