A podcast all about creative nonfiction, telling true stories and sharing them with the world. Excerpts of true, personal stories and interviews with their authors. Hosted by Janna Marlies Maron, editor & publisher of Under the Gum Tree magazine.
MTS 15: Disability in literature & writing about life in a particular body with Rebeckah Taussig
I talk with writer and Under the Gum Tree contributor Rebekah Taussig about disability in literature, the discomfort of engaging with people different from we are, and writing about life in a particular body.
MTS 14: Place often makes the people & paying attention to surroundings Liz Stephens
I talk with writer and Under the Gum Tree contributor Liz Stephens about writing about place, whether people create a place or vice versa, the inconvenience of wanting something that isn't easy, and paying attention to surroundings.
MTS 13: Embracing your subjective version of the truth & cult-classic films with Dorian Fox
I talk with writer and Under the Gum Tree contributor Dorian Fox about facts in nonfiction, embracing your own subjective version of the truth, and cult classic films.
MTS 12: Telling lies, asking questions & discovering personal truth in writing with Yahdon Israel
I talk with writer and Under the Gum Tree contributor Yahdon Israel about lies, race, and how questions can reveal more truth about ourselves if we pay attention to why we're asking.
MTS 11: Writing about family & developing sympathy for others with Stephen Gutierrez
I talk with author and Under the Gum Tree Stephen Gutierrez about how we can develop sympathy for others when we write nonfiction and what we learn about ourselves when we write about family.
MTS 10: Structure is a b*tch & processing grief through writing nonfiction with Carol Marsh
I talk with author and Under the Gum Tree contributor Carol Marsh about grief, public service, self care, finding structure for a memoir, and her book Nowhere Else I Want to Be.
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Thoughtful and insightful. And just the right length.
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MTS is like a behind the scenes for true story telling. In a conversational style interview host Janna Maron engages with authors of personal memoirs about the hidden details that make these moments so memorable.
Best podcast about creative nonfiction!