Fall for the Book Podcast: Heather Young

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 10:00 AM
Soundcloud & Spotify

Fall for the Book Podcast: Heather Young

Heather Young discusses her novel, The Distant Dead, set in the high desert hills. Called “electrifying, ambitious, and crushingly beautiful,” by Kirkus Reviews, Young’s novel is a taught literary thriller which tackles the opioid epidemic, poverty, and deeply buried secrets.

This is a pre-festival release. 

Listen on Spotify.

Listen on Soundcloud.


Headshot of middle aged white woman with light blonde shoulder length hair in a blue circle

Heather Young earned her law degree from the University of Virginia, and practiced law in San Francisco before beginning her writing career. She received an MFA from the Bennington College Writing Seminars, a Fellowship from the Sewanee Writers’ Conference, and has studied at the Tin House Writers’ Workshop and the Squaw Valley Writers’ Workshop. She lives in Mill Valley, California. The Distant Dead is her second novel.

Hosted by Fall for the Book.

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