Let's Talk Memoir

Episode 54 ft. Jill Christman

Brooke Warner

Jill Christman joins Let’s Talk Memoir for a conversation about how our deepest stories can save our lives, approaching trauma-writing as a process of discovery, practical tips for working on difficult material, allowing ourselves as much time as our essays need, finding the truest truth in our work, her role as senior editor at River Teeth, and her new memoir in essays If This Were Fiction.

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Episode 96 ft. Maureen Murdock

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