TV & Radio
The howard stern show
October 7, 2013
Interview with Lisa G. about The New York Times editorial, Howard Stern, My Literary Idol.
wnyc, december 27, 2012
For many, 2012 is ending on a sad note following the school shootings in Newtown, Connecticut earlier this month. WNYC asked five writers to reflect on the tragic event.
THE NEW YORKER podcast
november 20, 2011
Saïd Sayrafiezadeh reads Thomas Beller's A Different Kind of Imperfection, and discusses it with The New Yorker's fiction editor, Deborah Treisman.
Stacked up televisionFebruary, 2010
Memoirist Saïd Sayrafiezadeh can and does judge his books by their covers
April 6, 2015
On this episode, two pieces about the ways war can impact our lives across great distance—in time or space—and the ways conflict can change and challenge who we are. Jessica Pearce Rotondi reads from her book-in-progress, What We Inherit, and Saïd Sayrafiezadeh reads his essay, War and Duane Reade.
Minnesota public radio
september 17, 2009
He grew up with the idea that the workers of America would one day rise up, overthrow capitalism, and create a new socialist society. His mother described it as a place where "all skateboards will be free." But author Said Sayrafiezadeh says all he really wanted was to be an average American kid.