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Girls Who Became Writers: A Podcast on Craft is for those interested in nonfiction writing and the women writers who devote their lives to the art of nonfiction. We’ll talk with a different author each episode with in-depth discussions on process, craft, and the journey of being a girl who became a writer. We’ll cover the spectrum of nonfiction writing from memoir to journalism to dig deep into how each woman approaches her work by focusing each interview on one particular book, essay, or article. Women who write nonfiction, particularly memoir and personal essay, are often asked repeatedly about their personal lives and the experiences mentioned in their writing rather than the decisions they made in creating it. Here we’ll ditch all of that and focus on process and craft. Hosted by Amy Bailey.

Girls Who Became Writers: A Podcast on Craft Girls Who Became Writers: A Podcast on Craft

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Girls Who Became Writers: A Podcast on Craft is for those interested in nonfiction writing and the women writers who devote their lives to the art of nonfiction. We’ll talk with a different author each episode with in-depth discussions on process, craft, and the journey of being a girl who became a writer. We’ll cover the spectrum of nonfiction writing from memoir to journalism to dig deep into how each woman approaches her work by focusing each interview on one particular book, essay, or article. Women who write nonfiction, particularly memoir and personal essay, are often asked repeatedly about their personal lives and the experiences mentioned in their writing rather than the decisions they made in creating it. Here we’ll ditch all of that and focus on process and craft. Hosted by Amy Bailey.

    Danielle Geller: Annotating the First Page of the First Navajo-English Dictionary

    Danielle Geller: Annotating the First Page of the First Navajo-English Dictionary

    In this episode, I speak with Danielle Geller about her essay that appeared in The New Yorker. The piece uses the unique form of an annotated dictionary to tell the story of her relationship with her mother and the Navajo language. We discuss the form she chose, the inspiration for and evolutions of the essay, and how feedback fueled her creative process.







    Danielle Geller is a writer of personal essays and memoir. Her first book, Dog Flowers, is forthcoming from One World/Random House in 2020. She received her MFA in Creative Writing, Nonfiction at the University of Arizona and is a recipient of the 2016 Rona Jaffe Writers’ Awards. Her work has appeared in The New Yorker, Brevity, and Arizona Highways Magazine and has been anthologized in This Is the Place (Seal Press, 2017). She is a member of the Navajo Nation: born to the Tsi’naajinii, born for the bilagaana. To keep up with Danielle and to read her pieces available online, including the essay we discuss in this episode, visit her website at https://daniellegeller.com.

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    Daisy Hernandez: A Cup of Water Under My Bed

    Daisy Hernandez: A Cup of Water Under My Bed

    In the second episode, I’ll talk with author Daisy Hernández and discuss her book, A Cup of Water Under My Bed: A Memoir, and her relationship to language, details, and memory. Listen for her thoughts on "emotional drafts," showing versus telling, and what she knows and what she doesn't when launching into a new piece of writing. Daisy Hernandez is the author of A Cup of Water Under My Bed: A Memoir and coeditor of Colonize This! Young Women of Color on Today's Feminism. The former editor of ColorLines , a newsmagazine on race and politics, she has written for The Atlantic, The New York Times, and NPR's All Things Considered. Her essays have appeared in Brevity, the Bellingham Review, Fourth Genre, Gulf Coast, Hunger Mountain, and The Rumpus. She is a regular contributor to the Buddhist magazine Tricycle, and her writing was nominated for a 2009 GLAAD Media Award. She is an Assistant Professor of creative writing at Miami University in Ohio. To see more of her work, visit www.daisyhernandez.com. Read her latest article for National Geographic on Chagas disease and the kissing bug here. And find her most recent essay for Tricycle on dealing with family members with opposing political views and achieving equanimity here.







    To purchase A Cup of Water Under My Bed: A Memoir, please visit the Beacon Press site or order from other major online retailers.

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    TaraShea Nesbit: See What You Do to Me

    TaraShea Nesbit: See What You Do to Me

    Author TaraShea Nesbit will discuss her essay, “See What You Do to Me,” from the Summer 2018 issue of Granta.







    We’ll dive into her journey as a writer and discuss the choices she made in writing about girlhood, vulnerability, sexual trauma, and class. 







    TaraShea Nesbit is the author of The Wives of Los Alamos, which was a New York Times Editors’ Choice, a finalist for the PEN/Bingham Prize, a Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers Selection, an Indies Next Pick, a Library Journal Best Debut, and the recipient of two New Mexico-Arizona Book Awards. Her prose has been featured in Granta, The Guardian, Fourth Genre, The Collagist, Quarterly West, The Los Angeles Review of Books, The Iowa Review and elsewhere. Her second novel, BEHELD, about the Mayflower pilgrims, will be published in March 2020. She is an Assistant Professor in Fiction and Nonfiction at Miami University. More of her work can be located at www.tarasheanesbit.com.







    To purchase her book, you can order it on Amazon, Barnes and Nobel, Powell's, and other major retailers.

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