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The Creative Nonfiction Podcast with Brendan O'Meara

Oct 30, 2020

Edward Parnell (@edward_parnell) comes by the show to talk Kurt Vonnegut, birds, grief, and his book "Ghostland: In Search of a Haunted Country." It is published by William Collins.

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Oct 23, 2020

"When you are being controlled by a fear, then you are not being yourself," says Amalia Andrade, @amaliaandrade_ on Twitter.

Amalia is the author and illustrator behind What You Think About When You Bite Your Nails: A Fear and Anxiety Workbook (Penguin Life, 2020). 

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Oct 16, 2020

"What can I leave out? And that point where I can start leaving things out becomes very liberating because then, in a way, the reporting continues, but it's narrowing," says Patrick Radden Keefe, a staff writer at The New Yorker, best selling author of Say Nothing, and host of Wind of Change.

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Oct 9, 2020

"I spend a lot of time thinking about promotion," says Kristen Meinzer, author of So You Want to Start a Podcast and How to be Fine, "because this is not Field of Dreams."

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Oct 2, 2020

"It's when you get stuck and you start to realize something's not right. It's usually because you're wrong," says Catherine Grace Katz, @Catherine_Katz on Twitter.

She is the author The Daughters of Yalta:  The Churchills, Roosevelts, and Harrimans: A Story of Love and War. It's published by Houghton, Mifflin,...