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The Creative Nonfiction Podcast with Brendan O'Meara

May 29, 2020

Peter Brown Hoffmeister makes his return to the podcast. 

He talks about role models, internal drive, self-control, regret in memoir, and he even reads a poem at the end.

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May 22, 2020

"I tried to write fiction and other things and it just kept being there and wanting to be written about," says Emma Copley Eisenberg about her nonfiction book, The Third Rainbow Girl.

In this show we talk about her soiree into journalism world, the many false starts her book took, and pushing the boundaries in creative...


May 15, 2020

Ruby McConnell (@rubygonewild) is the author of Ground Truth: A Geological Survey of a Life (Overcup Press).

We talk about the rigor and discipline of dance and how that prepared her for writing, why geology is a great "writer's science," and so much more.

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May 8, 2020

"I think I can do both: I'm a participant and an observer," says Walter Thompson-Hernandez.

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May 1, 2020

Nick Flynn is the author of Another Bullshit Night in Suck City, The Ticking is the Bomb, The Reenactments, and, most recently, Stay: Threads, Conversations, and Collaborations (Ze Books, 2020).

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