Phil Klay Reads From His Forthcoming Novel, Missionaries
From Our Radio-Theater Podcast, Storybound
Storybound is a radio-theater program designed for the podcast age. Hosted by Jude Brewer and with original music composed for each episode, the podcast features the voices of today’s literary icons reading their essays, poems, and fiction.
On this week’s episode, Phil Klay reads an excerpt from his forthcoming novel, Missionaries, with sound design and music composition from Tim Karplus.
Phil Klay is a veteran of the US Marine Corps. His short story collection Redeployment won the 2014 National Book Award for Fiction. His writing has appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, The Atlantic, and elsewhere. He currently teaches fiction at Fairfield University.
Tim Karplus has been working as a professional musical jack-of-all-trades in Portland, Oregon for the last 9 years. When he’s not playing guitar, bass, drums or keyboards with noted Portland acts such as Haley Johnsen, The Weather Machine, and Anna Tivel, Tim can be found teaching music lessons, writing songs, and producing recordings at various studios in the greater Portland area. Currently, Tim is working on a solo record while sound-mixing for the Storybound podcast.
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