With Best American Fantasy safely in bookstores and with the Publishers Weekly starred review and NPR Recommended Summer Reading List attention in the rearview mirror, we thought readers might appreciate this reading by Tyler Smith of his story "A Troop [sic] of Baboons," one of the more tongue-in-cheek stories in the anthology.
Tyler Smith is in the process of finishing a novel, with pieces coming out soon in McSweeney's, Barrellhouse, Fresh Yarn and Monkeybicycle. He has also been contributing regularly to Newsgroper, while the website he edits, Demockeracy, will relaunch with a new and improved format sometime in early September.
You can also listen to an excerpt from Kelly Link's "Origin Story" on the NPR site.
Both the Smith and Link contain some objectionable language, for those with sensitive ears...