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The Creative Nonfiction Podcast with Brendan O'Meara

Apr 26, 2019

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"Part of me thinks nobody should write a memoir," says Anika Fajardo, @anikawrites.

Anika Fajardo, author of Magical Realism for Nonbelievers, joined me for a nice conversation about her late-blooming journey through writing. She thinks writing is about community and connection and writers need to be...


Apr 19, 2019

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"I don't have destinations in mind. I always have experiences in mind," says the poet Jericho Brown. (@jerichobrown)

Today I welcome the award-winning poet Jericho Brown to the show, whose latest collection of poems The Tradition just released. It is published by Copper Canyon Press.

We talk about his committment to...


Apr 12, 2019

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"The pleasure of reading a book is that it's reciprocal," says Meredith May (@meredithmaysf)

Meredith May, author of The Honey Bus: A Memoir of Loss, Courage, and a Girl Saved by Bees, stopped by the show. 

The show is made possible by Goucher College's MFA in Nonfiction, Bay Path University's MFA in Creative...


Apr 5, 2019

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"Maybe the world will aways be crazy, and creative work will always be hard. Then the question becomes: How do you keep going?" says Austin Kleon.

This is The Creative Nonfiction Podcast, the show where I speak to badass writers, filmmakers, producers, and podcasters about the art and craft of telling true stories.