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Looking West – Author Interview with Albert Nasib Badre 5

A W.O.W. (Women on Writing) Blog Tour of Albert Nasib Badre’s book LOOKING WEST: A JOURNEY OF A LEBANESE-AMERICAN IMMIGRANT I’m pleased to host Albert Nasib Badre on the blog today, as we talk about his new memoir, why he wrote it, and the challenges he experienced when writing memoir, compared […]

Author Interview: Catherine Sevenau 4

TODAY, I’M EXCITED to share my email interview with Catherine (Clemens) Sevenau, author of an extensive and well-written online memoir serial, titled Through Any Given Door, and two published books: Behind These Doors: A Family Memoir, and a series of memoir essays, Queen Bee: Reflections on Life and Other Rude […]

Author Interview with Skye Blaine 4

TODAY, I have the privilege and honor of sharing my interview with Skye Blaine, author of Bound to Love: A Memoir of Grit and Gratitude. I originally contacted Skye because I wanted to do a series of interviews with local memoir authors in the Napa-Sonoma region where I live. Skye […]

Author Interview: Nicole Johns-Purge: Rehab Diaries 3

Today I’m excited and pleased to post my recent interview with Nicole Johns, author of Purge: Rehab Diaries. Nicole Johns lives in the Twin Cities of Minnesota, where she teaches English. She earned her MFA from the University of Minnesota and a BA in English from Penn State University. The […]

Author Interview: Susan Wittig Albert (Part 2)

This is part two of my interview with award winning author Susan Wittig Albert about her book An Extraordinary Year of Ordinary Days. Read Part One HERE. AS: Susan, in what ways has journaling affected your growth as a writer? SWA: I think here, too, about craft. Over the years, […]

Author Interview: Susan Wittig Albert (Part 1) 5

Today, I have the honor of interviewing Susan Wittig Albert about her new book, An Extraordinary Year of Ordinary Days, recently released by the University of Texas Press. A prolific writer, her previous nonfiction books include Together, Alone: A Memoir of Marriage and Place, What Wildness Is This: Women Write […]

Author Interview: Linda Joy Myers 3

TODAY, I’m pleased to interview, Linda Joy Myers, Ph.D, author of The Power of Memoir–How to Write Your Healing Story, Don’t Call Me Mother, and Becoming Whole: Writing Your Healing Story. Linda Joy has been a therapist in Berkeley for over thirty years, and combines her background in art, clinical work, and writing in her work. Watch the three-part video of the interview and/or read the written version below.