Season 2 arrives on May 9, 2023!

Essays Episodes

Memoir Essays Writer's Block Reading

S2E2: Susan Olding on Essays and Rereading Classics

May 23, 2023

In this episode, Susan Olding discusses her journey as an essayist, and her newest essay collection Big Reader. She also discusses the power of writing essays, the challenges of writer's block, the power of re-reading classi…

Guest: Susan Olding
Writing About Others Essays Gen X

How Do You Write About Yourself and Others? with Sari Botton

July 5, 2022

In this episode, I talk with writer and editor Sari Botton. Back around 2010, Sari started an interview series at The Rumpus called “Conversations with Writers Braver Than Me.” At the time, as a writer of first-person nonfic…

Guest: Sari Botton