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The Creative Nonfiction Podcast with Brendan O'Meara

Aug 30, 2019

Kate Hopper, author of the essay "Stumbling into Joy," stopped by the show to talk about this essay and how she approaches the work.

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Thanks to Goucher's MFA in Nonfiction, Bay Path University's MFA...


Aug 23, 2019

Steven Kurutz, features writer for The New York Times and author of Like a Rolling Stone, stopped by CNFPod HQ to talk about libraries, getting to New York, and his incredible True Story essay "Fruitland."

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Aug 16, 2019

"I like to joke that this is my investment in literary citizenship," says Donna Talarico (@donnatalarico).

Hey, CNFers, Donna Talarico makes her return to the show after two years to promote this year's Hippocamp, a creative nonfiction conference. 

This is a shorter-than-normal interview, but it's got the...


Aug 2, 2019

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"A great story for me is one that engages me emotionally. It's like a love affair," says Fred Waitzkin, author of several books, including his latest Deep Water Blues. 

Fred Waitzkin comes by the show to talk about his love of writing, how he developed his knack for story, how his parents influenced him, and how...