Kelly Link Reads from Her New Short Story Collection White Cat, Black Dog
From Damian Barr’s Literary Salon Podcast
Damian Barr’s Literary Salon tempts the world’s best writers to read exclusively from their latest greatest works and share their own personal stories. Star guests include Jojo Moyes, John Waters, Yaa Gyasi, Mary Beard, Diana Athill and Louis de Bernières—all in front of a live audience at leading glamorous locations world-wide. Our London home is the Savoy. Suave salonnière Damian Barr is your host.
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This week’s episode is especially for fans of folklore and readers of marvelous myths. White Cat, Black Dog contains seven modern fairytales from Pulitzer Prize-finalist Kelly Link, featuring illustrations by award-winning artist Shaun Tan. Each is inspired by a classic fable retold with a modern twist, breathing new life into old favourites with Kelly’s signature imagination and wit.
If you enjoyed Salt Slow by Julia Armfield or The Bloody Chamber by Angela Carter then this collection is for you!
This podcast is edited and produced by Megan Bay Dorman, and programmed by Matt Casbourne.