24 episodes

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.

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    • 5.0 • 13 Ratings

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 23: Self-care, community, and the Nonfiction Bootcamp with Janna Maron

    MTS 23: Self-care, community, and the Nonfiction Bootcamp with Janna Maron

    Join me for the last episode of the season where I talk about what I've been up to for the past three years, the importance of taking a break, and resources for nonfiction writers.

    • 15 min
    MTS 22: Tinkering & braiding the threads of science and literature with Nicole Walker

    MTS 22: Tinkering & braiding the threads of science and literature with Nicole Walker

    In this episode I talk with writer Nicole Walker about writing through the pandemic, climate change, braided essays, and the collaboration between writer & editor.

    • 45 min
    MTS 21: Intersectionality through essays, memoir, and poetry with Kristie Robin Johnson

    MTS 21: Intersectionality through essays, memoir, and poetry with Kristie Robin Johnson

    In this episode, I talk with essayist Kristie Robin Johnson about coming to creative nonfiction through poetry and essays, addressing race with kids, and why therapy is important while writing a memoir.

    • 39 min
    MTS 20: Reinventing the addiction memoir & writing as recovery with Tim Hillegonds

    MTS 20: Reinventing the addiction memoir & writing as recovery with Tim Hillegonds

    I talk with writer Tim Hillegonds about writing as a part of the recovery from addiction, creative nonfiction as a lesson in humility, and the diversity of experience affecting the stories we tell.

    • 1 hr 3 min
    MTS 19: Diary entries becoming essays & the short form with Kelly Fig Smith

    MTS 19: Diary entries becoming essays & the short form with Kelly Fig Smith

    I talk with essayist Kelly Fig Smith about journaling to grieve loss, attempting to save things that are ultimately lost, and writing as a long-distance run versus a sprint.

    • 27 min
    MTS 18: Heartbreak, heart devices, and conflict minerals with Kati Standefer

    MTS 18: Heartbreak, heart devices, and conflict minerals with Kati Standefer

    I talk with writer Katherine E. Standefer on writing about heartbreak from a spiritual and scientific perspective, living with a life-saving cardiac device that also leads to the loss of life, and owning a story.

    • 42 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
13 Ratings

13 Ratings

Sheffron ,

Just right

Thoughtful and insightful. And just the right length.

popgoesalicia ,

tell me more!

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.

Teejer90 ,

So good

Best podcast about creative nonfiction!

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