Austin Liti Limits: Allegra Hyde

In Part 1 of Episode 51, award-winning author Allegra Hyde sits down for a virtual interview with award-winning writer Scott Semegran.

In Part 2 of Episode 51, Allegra Hyde reads a selection from her book The Last Catastrophe. You can order The Last Catastrophe from BookPeople now.

Allegra Hyde is the author of ELEUTHERIA,which was named a “Best Book of 2022” by The New Yorker. She is also the author of the story collection, OF THIS NEW WORLD, which won the John Simmons Short Fiction Award. Her second story collection, THE LAST CATASTROPHE, will be published in March 2023 by Vintage. A recipient of three Pushcart Prizes, Hyde’s writing has also been anthologized in Best American Travel Writing, Best of the Net, and Best Small Fictions. Her stories, essays, and humor pieces have appeared in The New Yorker, American Short Fiction, BOMB, and many other venues. Hyde has received fellowships and grants from the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, the Sewanee Writers’ Conference, The Elizabeth George Foundation, the Lucas Artist Residency Program, the Jentel Foundation, the U.S. Fulbright Commission, and elsewhere. She currently teaches at Oberlin College.

You can watch past episodes here, and be sure to tune into the BookPeople blog for regular updates and more content featuring authors we’re hosting in-store.

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