Brad Listi is an author and the founder of The Nervous Breakdown, an online culture magazine and literary community that includes TNB Books, an independent press specializing in literary fiction and nonfiction. His debut novel, Attention. Deficit. Disorder., was a Los Angeles Times bestseller. He is the executive producer of The Nervous Breakdown’s podcast series, and the host of Otherppl with Brad Listi, a twice-weekly podcast featuring in-depth interviews with today’s leading authors. Interview curated by Erin Dorney and Tyler Barton. Photographs and text by Brad Listi.