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Dark Matter: Nick Flynn’s This Is the Night Our House Will Catch Fire and an Interview with the Author

Talking River Review faculty advisor Jennifer Anderson recently had the opportunity to review Flynn’s new memoir and ask him some questions about his work. Writers have long explored the notion of home, but seldom do we encounter a writer so willing to consider one’s impulse to destroy it. Poet, memoirist, and playwright Nick Flynn addressesContinue reading “Dark Matter: Nick Flynn’s This Is the Night Our House Will Catch Fire and an Interview with the Author”

“It’s Hard to Know What You Really Know at Seventy:” TRR Reviews Lee Gutkind’s Memoir My Last Eight Thousand Days and Interviews the Author

Talking River Review faculty advisor Jennifer Anderson recently had the opportunity to review Gutkind’s memoir and ask him some questions about his book, his writing process, and how he’s faring during the pandemic. I was introduced to the work of Lee Gutkind, founder and editor of the journal Creative Nonfiction, twenty years ago as an undergraduate studyingContinue reading ““It’s Hard to Know What You Really Know at Seventy:” TRR Reviews Lee Gutkind’s Memoir My Last Eight Thousand Days and Interviews the Author”

TRR Interviews Rebecca McClanahan about Her New Book In the Key of New York City

In her new book, In the Key of New York City: A Memoir in Essays, released on September 1, 2020,  Rebecca McClanahan recounts the decade that she and her husband lived in New York City. Not only are these essays individually rich in texture, they are expertly woven together to create a vibrant and resonantContinue reading “TRR Interviews Rebecca McClanahan about Her New Book In the Key of New York City”

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