When Stephanie Danler ’06 sat down as a first-year student in a creative writing seminar taught by Writer-in-Residence P.F. Kluge ’64, she probably never imagined sitting down with Kluge 10 years later to record a podcast. But the best-selling author of “Sweetbitter” did just that in September, when she returned to Gambier to give a reading sponsored by the Kenyon Review. Prior to the reading, Danler and Kluge spent 40 minutes discussing their respective writing processes, Danler’s memories of Kenyon and whether it is wise to read reviews of one’s own work.
The podcast, produced by the Review, is embedded below. Highlights include: