Let’s Talk Memoir – Season 1, Episode 15 ft. Dr. Virginia Campbell

Let's Talk Memoir - Season 1, Episode 15 ft. Dr. Virginia Campbell

SEASON 1, EPISODE 15 Dr. Ginger Campbell joins Letโ€™s Talk Memoir for a conversation about the nature of memory and how that affects memoir writing, the phenomenon of false memories, cognitive dissonance, the slipperiness of what we can remember and how each time we do we actually recreate the memory, and why this is all […]

Let’s Talk Memoir – Season 1, Episode 14 ft. Phillip Lopate

Let's Talk Memoir - Season 1, Episode 14 ft. Phillip Lopate (Main)

SEASON 1, EPISODE 14 Phillip Lopate, a central figure in the revival of the American essay joins Letโ€™s Talk Memoir for a conversation about the integral role the divided self plays in memoir, striking the balance between telling and showing, how knowing your own flaws and defects helps build trust with the reader, why the […]

Let’s Talk Memoir – Season 1, Episode 13 ft. Judy Bolton-Fasman

Let's Talk Memoir - Season 1, Episode 13 ft. Judy Bolton-Fasman (Main)

SEASON 1, EPISODE 13 Judy Bolton-Fasman joins Letโ€™s Talk Memoir for a conversation on how writing about complicated relationships with generosity creates stories and characters that stay with readers, the case for speculative nonfiction, the impact fellowships have had on her writing,ย  negotiating family members who appear in memoir, and donโ€™t-miss-encouragement for all artists. Also […]

Let’s Talk Memoir – Season 1, Episode 12 ft. Laura Davis

Let's Talk Memoir - Season 1, Episode 12 ft. Laura Davis

SEASON 1, EPISODE 12 Laura Davis joins Letโ€™s Talk Memoir for a conversation about creating tension, writing for ourselves versus an audience, moving from the personal to the universal, trusting your reader, and the gift of self-discovery on the page. Also in this episode: Self-care when writing about trauma Using correspondence in manuscripts The power […]

Let’s Talk Memoir – Season 1, Episode 11 ft. Paulette Perhach

Let's Talk Memoir - Season 1, Episode 11 ft. Paulette Perhach

SEASON 1, EPISODE 11 Paulette Perhach joins Letโ€™s Talk Memoir for a conversation about why itโ€™s okay to see writing as a business, balancing both grace and accountability in our work, the importance of a writing community, overcoming imposter syndrome, nurturing ourselves, and what happened when her essay โ€œThe F*ck Off Fund went super viral. […]

Let’s Talk Memoir – Season 1, Episode 10 ft. Kelly Sundberg

Let's Talk Memoir - Season 1, Episode 10 ft. Kelly Sundberg (Main)

SEASON 1, EPISODE 9 Debi Lewis joins Letโ€™s Talk Memoir for a conversation on best practices for writing about our children, navigating the medical memoir, positioning books to make them appealing to publishers, and how she broke into The New York Times and sold her book during a global pandemic. Also in this episode: Rewriting […]

Let’s Talk Memoir – Season 1, Episode 9 ft. Debi Lewis

Let's Talk Memoir - Season 1, Episode 9 ft. Debi Lewis

SEASON 1, EPISODE 9 Debi Lewis joins Letโ€™s Talk Memoir for a conversation on best practices for writing about our children, navigating the medical memoir, positioning books to make them appealing to publishers, and how she broke into The New York Times and sold her book during a global pandemic. Also in this episode: Rewriting […]

Let’s Talk Memoir – Season 1, Episode 8 ft. Jane Friedman

Let's Talk Memoir - Season 1, Episode 8 ft. Jane Friedman

SEASON 1, EPISODE 8 Jane Friedman joins Letโ€™s Talk Memoir for a conversation about the most common craft issues she sees in memoir manuscripts, what writers often misunderstand about the industry, The Big Five, how to write memoir query letters, ways the publishing landscape has changed for memoirs, and so much more in this do-not-miss […]

Let’s Talk Memoir – Season 1, Episode 7 ft. Melissa Gould

Let's Talk Memoir - Season 1, Episode 7 ft. Melissa Gould (Main)

SEASON 1, EPISODE 7 Melissa Gould joins Letโ€™s Talk Memoir for a conversation about how writing was a way back to herself after she became a widow unexpectedly and at a young age, making the jump from screenwriting to nonfiction, when she knew she had a memoir, and how she protected her daughter in her […]

Let’s Talk Memoir – Season 1, Episode 6 ft. Meg Weber

Let's Talk Memoir - Season 1, Episode 6 ft. Meg Weber

SEASON 1, EPISODE 6 Meg Weber joins Letโ€™s Talk Memoir for a conversation about knowing when the right time is to tell your story, approaching loved ones about scenes in your memoir featuring graphic sex and kink, why compartmentalizing on the page doesnโ€™t work, and writing with a broken heart. Also in this episode: Real […]