About Memoir

William Least Heat-Moon: "Damnable Speed"

Dec 10, 2014

TW Interview by David Biddle

It’s toxically lethal for writers to perceive themselves as geniuses able to dash off greatness.

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So, Is Writing Therapy?

Sep 22, 2014

Essay by Elizabeth Marcus

Writing succeeded where the best professional help had failed.

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Mark Vonnegut: “Too Easy, Dad”

Jun 16, 2014

TW Interview by Martha Nichols

I think he stumbled on telling the truth to save his own life—and it worked.

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The Random Facts of Life

May 05, 2014

Editor's Note by Martha Nichols

The intensity and obtuseness of family bonds is a mystery few of us tire of.

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I Hear the Woods Beating

May 27, 2013

Theme Essay by Theresa Williams

Nature writing isn’t just recording what you see, hear, and feel.

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My Inner Nature

Apr 15, 2013

Editor’s Note by Martha Nichols

I bristle at the notion that creative people feel the deepest connections to nature.

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Digging for Dirt in the Nerdiest Places

Mar 08, 2012

TW Column by Emily Toth

I’m handicapped as a writer because I had a happy childhood.

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"Whoa! I'm a Character in a Friend's Memoir?"

Nov 07, 2011

Essay by Andrea Cornell Sarvady

I never thought I'd pop up in a Melissa Fay Greene book.

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