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The Creative Nonfiction Podcast with Brendan O'Meara

Dec 25, 2020

Lamorna Ash (@LamornaAsh) is the author of Dark, Salt, Clear: The Life of a Fishing Town (Bloombury). 

Her background in anthropology served her well as she immersed herself in the fishing town of Newlyn. 

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Dec 18, 2020

Lee Gutkind, author of several books and, most recently, the memoir My Last Eight Thousand Days: An American Male in His Seventies (University of Georgia Press), returns to the show to talk about voice, starting his day, the eternal "rope test," magical moments, and the optimistic days ahead.

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Dec 11, 2020

Glenn Stout returns to the podcast to talk about the 30th and final edition of Best American Sports writing. His new book, Tiger Girl and the Candy Kid, is available for pre-order.

Promotional support for the podcast is shared with The Writers' Co-op, a business podcast for writers. It is hosted by Wudan Yan and Jenni...

Dec 4, 2020

So thrilled to have Pete Croatto (@petecroatto) back on the podcast after a 202-episode drought. His new book, From Hang Time to Prime Time (Atria Books), is out now.

In over 300 interviews, Pete tells the story of how NBA became the behemoth it is today. But it all started in the late 1970s to the late 1980s. 

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Dec 1, 2020

The first Creative Nonfiction Podcast Audio Magazine is on the theme of ISOLATION: Essays about feeling alone.

We bring you essays from Damon Brown, Magin LaSov Gregg, Gina Cardarelli, Kristina Gaddy, and April Nance.

You'll want to share this with your fellow CNFers because we're going to want to showcase the beautiful...