Let's Talk Memoir

Episode 30 ft. Felicia Thai Heath

Brooke Warner

Felicia Thai Heath joins Let’s Talk Memoir for a conversation about growing up on the run to help keep her father, a notorious Vietnamese kingpin, safe from capture, the power of dialogue to tell our stories, beginning scenes in the middle, orienting the reader in time and space, and making the decision to share the family history she once tried to hide.

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Episode 105 ft. Meg Kissinger

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Episode 104 ft. Joseph Lezza

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