A Conspiracy of Lemurs

Walking the Tightrope: The Challenges of Memoir

June 21, 2020 Jaynie Royal Season 1 Episode 7
A Conspiracy of Lemurs
Walking the Tightrope: The Challenges of Memoir
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A Conspiracy of Lemurs
Walking the Tightrope: The Challenges of Memoir
Jun 21, 2020 Season 1 Episode 7
Jaynie Royal

On this episode of A Conspiracy of Lemurs, Jaynie Royal and Pam Van Dyk are joined by  Jane Bernstein, author of The Face Tells the Secret, and Julie Wittes Schlack, author of This All-at-Onceness. We discuss the inspiration behind their respective literary works, the definition and intent of the memoir narrative, the challenges entailed in such a task, and the role of truth in the formulation of content. 

Show Notes

On this episode of A Conspiracy of Lemurs, Jaynie Royal and Pam Van Dyk are joined by  Jane Bernstein, author of The Face Tells the Secret, and Julie Wittes Schlack, author of This All-at-Onceness. We discuss the inspiration behind their respective literary works, the definition and intent of the memoir narrative, the challenges entailed in such a task, and the role of truth in the formulation of content.