Stories

Collecting stories and essays that Alan has placed online or elsewhere. The first is Writer’s Luck, from the Powell’s bookstore newsletter.

Next up: An Authentic Captain Marvel Ring, originally from theSuperstition Review

Podcasts

Listen to Alan’s reading at Capitola Book Cafe right here. If that link doesn’t work, you can also find it right here.

Alan reads from and discusses Paradise, or, Eat Your Face at the Agony Column. Check it out right here. The MP3 is also archived on this site right here.

Alan discusses the art of the short story with Rick Kleffel. Listen to it on the Agony Column Podcast. The file is also available locally on this page if that link gives you trouble. Find it here.

Alan discusses Paradise, or, Eat Your Face, ebooks, and SFWP on KQED’s Forum. Listen to it in MP3 format right here.

Alan was recently featured on the Writer’s Center Podcast discussing his latest release, Song of Slaves in the Desert. Listen to it right here

On the first Friday of every Month, listen for Alan’s podcast with Rick Kleffel of KUSP. Find out all about it right here.

Podcast Archives:

  • November, 2009

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  • December, 2009

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  • January, 2010

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  • February, 2010

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  • March, 2010

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  • April, 2010

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  • May, 2010

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  • June, 2010

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  • Special: Alan and Peter S. Beagle

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  • Special: Alan reads from A Trance After Breakfast

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  • August, 2010

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  • September, 2010

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  • October, 2010

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  • December, 2010

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For students, educators and book groups…

We have study questions for The Fires right here.

The reading group guide for To Catch the Lightning can be found on the Sourcebooks site.

Interviews

Alan was recently interviewed by the Littoral literary blog concerning his new book. Check it out right here.

Alan was interviewed by Michael Krasny on KQED for A Trance After Breakfast. Listen to it right here.

Alan was interviewed by Scott Simon on NPR’s Weekend Edition.Check it out right here on the NPR site.

Alan Cheuse on WAMC’s Roundtablelisten to it right here!

Alan Cheuse was interviewed by Rick Kleffel, from The Agony Column and KUSP, California. Click here to listen. (MP3 file.)

Alan was interviewed on the WETA Book Studio. Find it right here.

Press Kits

Download the press release for A Trance After Breakfast right here:

A Trance After Breakfast

Download the latest press release for To Catch the Lightning right here. You’ll need the Adobe Acrobat Reader:

To Catch the Lightning

Download The Fires press kit right here. You’ll need the Adobe Acrobat Reader:

The Fires

Alan Cheuse’s books on Goodreads

The FiresThe Fires

reviews: 9
ratings: 31 (avg rating 3.61)

To Catch the Lightning: A Novel of American DreamingTo Catch the Lightning: A Novel of American Dreaming

reviews: 8
ratings: 31 (avg rating 3.16)

The Light Possessed: A NovelThe Light Possessed: A Novel

reviews: 3
ratings: 23 (avg rating 3.74)