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essays and articles

A few links to essays available online. Also, I served as Managing Editor for Brevity: A Journal of Concise Literary Nonfiction, and contribute to their very fine and relevant blog occasionally.

The Write Question interview on place writing and membership

Ten Years I’ll Never Get Back: Fourth Genre

Richard Gilbert interview

Books by the Bed

No Such Thing As Was interview

Girls Like Giants interview

“Listening to One Another: A Defense of the Memoir Genre”: Brevity

“If You Watch Now What I Watched Yesterday: The Video Essay”: Brevity

“Black Glasses Like Clark Kent: Review”: Brevity

“Frank Sinatra Has an iPhone: On the Daisey Controversy”: Brevity

“The Rockies in First Person: A Critical Study of Recent American Memoirs”: Western American Literature

 

Media Mentions

Book reviews for The Days Are Gods and responses to my blogs for Brevity: A Journal of Concise Literary Nonfiction. Taken with my own posts, these constitute a glimpse into the conversations about creative nonfiction.

Kirkus Reviews: review for The Days Are Gods

Booklist Review

Richard Gilbert: review for The Days Are Gods

Home Is Where Your Words Take You—and Keep Taking You: We Wanted To be Writers review

Letters to James Franco Review

RickLibrarian Review

More and More on Memoir: response to “Listening to One Another”

What Liz Said: response to “Listening to One Another”

The Rumpus: repost of “The World is Not Tidy”

Creative Nonfiction: CNF’s “What We Read While We Should Be Working”

Stoney Moss blog: mention of “The World is Not Tidy”

Soon Pak blog: citing “The World is Not Tidy”

The Barking: response to “Frank Sinatra Has an iPhone”