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Jordan Kisner

This is Thresholds, a series of interviews with writers and artists you love about the transformative experiences (surprises, crises, existential freakouts, u-turns,... more

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Amy Fusselman

Jordan talks to Amy Fusselman about writers who perform, getting out of your own head, and the agonies and ecstasies... more

21 Sep 2022 · 35 minutes
Celeste Ng

Celeste Ng joins Jordan to talk about her new book Our Missing Hearts, motherhood and parenting while writing, and the... more

14 Sep 2022 · 51 minutes
Endnotes: Crystal Hana Kim, Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore, and summer reading

It's the end of a 'Family' capsule of episodes and the last before our summer break, so we really pulled... more

10 Aug 2022 · 27 minutes
Michelle Tea

Jordan talks with Michelle Tea about her new memoir (Knocking Myself Up), making the decision to get pregnant, her tarot... more

03 Aug 2022 · 46 minutes
Keith Gessen

Jordan talks with Keith Gessen about his new memoir of fatherhood, Raising Raffi: The First Five Years, and the challenges -- and... more

27 Jul 2022 · 49 minutes
Crystal Hana Kim

Jordan talks with Crystal Hana Kim (If You Leave Me) about the ultimate unknowability of another person's story, about motherhood... more

20 Jul 2022 · 40 minutes
Lydia Conklin

Jordan talks with Lydia Conklin about bucking the conventions of queer storytelling, how a childhood Oregon Trail reenactment led to... more

13 Jul 2022 · 42 minutes
Ashley C. Ford

Jordan talks with Ashley C. Ford (author of the memoir Somebody's Daughter) about how writing made her into more of... more

06 Jul 2022 · 52 minutes
Endnotes: Marie-Helene Bertino, Ocean Vuong, and listening to your own voice

It’s the end of our ‘Inheritance' capsule of episodes! MENTIONED: Marie-Helene Bertino shares her summer reading plans (hint: they involve Ursula K.... more

22 Jun 2022 · 16 minutes
Jhumpa Lahiri

Jordan talks with Jhumpa Lahiri about her new collection of essays (Translating Myself and Others), how Ovid helped her navigate... more

15 Jun 2022 · 48 minutes
Amy Fusselman