Jen Silverman is a New York-based writer and playwright. She is the author of the story collection The Island Dwellers (2018), longlisted for a PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize for debut fiction. Her work has appeared in Ploughshares, Prairie Schooner, The Gettysberg Review, and The Baffler among others. Her plays include Collective Rage: A Play in 5 Betties; The Moors; The Roommate; and Witch. They have been produced off-Broadway, regionally, and in the UK, Australia, Spain, Switzerland and China. She is a two-time MacDowell Colony fellow, a member of New Dramatists, the recipient of a New York Foundation for the Arts grant, an LMCC Fellowship, the Yale Drama Series Award, and a Playwrights of New York Fellowship. Jen also writes for TV and film. More info: www.jensilverman.comRead more Read less
Featured Article: Best of the Year—The 15 Best Fiction Listens of 2022
To say it’s a challenge to select the top fiction listens of the year (and this year especially!) is an understatement. But as hard as it is, it’s an even greater honor for our team to be able to listen deeply to so many amazing stories and then highlight the best of the best to you. Fiction is a big category—one that includes everything from epic family sagas to clever short stories, from historical fiction to near-future speculative works.