Episode 27: Keith Enterante | San Diego State University
Keith Enterante wears a black shirt and beanie, smiling at the camera in front of a white wall.

Fantasy. Sci fi. Literary absurdist fiction. Keith Enterante of San Diego State University’s novel excerpt has it all. He joins Jared to talk about the support and warmth of his program, the importance of starting and finishing pieces, and how the best writing lights up your nerve endings.

Keith Enterante is a writer with an MFA from San Diego State University, where he spent three years drafting his third book, an absurdist fantasy titled Man-so-called-kind (previously titled Phooka Road). The opening chapter received an Honorable Mention for the AWP Intro Journals Awards; the book will be going on submission to agents later this summer. Find him on TikTok @k.enterante.


· Broom of the System by David Foster Wallace
· Steven King
· Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace
· Redwall series by Brian Jacques
· Watership Down by Richard Adams
· It by Stephen King
· Carmen Maria Machado
· Kevin Wilson
· Fiction International
· Harold Jaffe, Professor Emeritus, SDSU
· Hugh C. Hyde Living Writers' Series
· Deaf Republic by Ilya Kaminsky
· April Wilder
· Stephen Paul-Martin, Professor, SDSU

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