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The Creative Nonfiction Podcast with Brendan O'Meara

Sep 17, 2021

Jess Phoenix (@JessPhoenix2018) is a volcanologist and the author of Ms. Adventure: My Wild Explorations in Science, Lava, and Life (Timber Press, 2021).

Lots of great stuff here.

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Sep 10, 2021

Allison K. Williams returns to talk about her new book Seven Drafts: Self-Edit Like a Pro from Blank Page to Book (Woodhall Press, 2021). She's @GuerillaMemoir on social media.

Thanks to West Virginia Wesleyan College's MFA in Creative Writing for the support.

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Sep 3, 2021

Earl Swift, author of Across the Airless Wilds: The Lunar Rover and the Triumph of the Final Moon Landings, returns to talk about his latest book.

Sponsor help: West Virginia Wesleyan College's MFA in Creative Writing


Social Media: @CNFPod

Aug 31, 2021

Nile Capello (@liketheriver) is the writer and reporter behind The Atavist Magazine story 'The Girl in the Picture.'

We talk about true crime as self-preservation and how she vets out her stories. We also talk to editor-in-chief Seyward Darby.

To read the piece, visit

Aug 27, 2021

Ruby McConnell is the author of Ground Truth: A Geological Survey of a Life and A Woman's Guide to the Wild.

She is @rubygonewild on Twitter and Instagram.

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