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The Creative Nonfiction Podcast with Brendan O'Meara

Feb 26, 2021

Jackie MacMullan, columnist for ESPN and a long-time writer for The Boston Globe, stops by the show to talk about being the final guest editor for The Best American Sports Writing.

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Feb 19, 2021

Claire McNear is a staff writer for The Ringer and the author of Answers in the Form of Questions: A Definitive History and Insider's Guide to Jeopardy! (Twelve, 2020).

We jam about her rise in longform journalism and how she came to write this great book.

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Feb 12, 2021

Damon Brown (@browndamon) returns to talk about his new book Build From Now: Know Your Power, Know Your Abundance and Nourish the World.

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Feb 5, 2021

Carolyn Holbrook is the author of Tell Me Your Names and I Will Testify: Essays (University of Minnesota Press).

We talk about how teaching and writing keeps her sane, not giving a rip about winning awards (and winning one anyway!), and how she arrived at linked essays as a way to write what is, in effect, a...