Perfect timing. Spring in the air (or not) here, but decidedly so in Arizona, where baseball spring training is underway. That is the setting, in large part, of Seattle native Emily Nemens’ winning debut novel, The Cactus League (Farrar, Straus & Giroux). Emily Nemens is also editor of The Paris Review. Adrianne Harun, here to engage in conversation, is the prize-winning author of two short-story collections, most recent of which is Catch, Release.