David Vann

novelist

Guest

Novelist and associate professor at the University of San Francisco

David Vann on KCRW

In talking about his new novel, David Vann tells us how the characters were born of staring for hours at different delicate fish until they revealed who he was supposed to write about.

David Vann: Aquarium

In talking about his new novel, David Vann tells us how the characters were born of staring for hours at different delicate fish until they revealed who he was supposed to write about.

from Bookworm

Caribu Island (Harper Collins) 
 David Vann builds his first novel out of dire materials: his father took his own life, and his stepmother's parents died in a murder/suicide...

David Vann: Caribou Island

Caribu Island (Harper Collins) David Vann builds his first novel out of dire materials: his father took his own life, and his stepmother's parents died in a murder/suicide...

from Bookworm

David Vann: Caribou Island

from Bookworm

More from KCRW

The poetry in Ariana Reine’s  A Sand Book  is centered around the theme of hiding: running away and trying to escape.

from Bookworm

There are over 3500 species of crickets and each has a different song.

from Nocturne

Hunter Drohojowska-Philp talks about Lit Lit festival and Tosh Berman’s memoir

from Art Talk

Netflix doesn't reveal ratings, but did say the series 'On My Block' was it's "most-binged" of 2018.

from Hollywood Breakdown

The Emmy nominations were announced this week, and while HBO epic ‘Game of Thrones’ broke the record for total nominations in a single season at 32, the news was also an affirmation of…

from Hollywood Breakdown

The 71st Emmy Nominations are out. Get the full list and click through to listen to interviews with some of your favorite creators in television.

Edward Goldman talks about the treasures of Villa dei Papiri at Getty Villa for the exhibition  Buried by Vesuvius.

from Art Talk

In 1989, a young sailor named Tracy Edwards made history when she skippered the first all-female crew in a round-the-world race aboard a secondhand yacht named Maiden.

from The Business

As the Democratic debates begin this week, we take time to talk TV's coverage of the 2020 election.

from Screengrab