Kate Walbert

The New Yorker

Kate Walbert on Entanglement and Separation

This week’s story, “Marriage Quarantine,” is about the state of a marriage in the middle of the pandemic. When did you first start thinking about this as the subject for a story?. I thought of the title first—just the words, side by side, which felt like they might have some...
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The New Yorker

Kate Walbert Reads “Marriage Quarantine”

Listen and subscribe: Apple | Spotify | Google | Wherever You Listen. Sign up to receive our weekly newsletter of the best New Yorker podcasts. Kate Walbert reads her story “Marriage Quarantine,” from the December 6, 2021, issue of the magazine. Walbert’s novels include “A Short History of Women,” “His Favorites,” and “Our Kind,” which was a finalist for the National Book Award in 2004. Her story collection “She Was Like That” was published in 2019.
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