Meet Our Memoirists: Athena Dixon

Meet Our Memoirists: Athena Dixon

In April, I met Athena Dixon in person when she traveled to Massachusetts from her home in Philadelphia to present at the Muse and the Marketplace, a three-day literary conference sponsored by the Boston-based writing center, Grub Street. I drove into the city from my...
Meet Our Memoirists: Lynn K. Hall

Meet Our Memoirists: Lynn K. Hall

I was lucky enough to meet Lynn K. Hall when I learned my publisher, Beacon Press, was publishing her memoir, Caged Eyes: An Air Force Cadet’s Story of Rape and Resilience, on the same day in 2017 that my book, Writing Hard Stories: Celebrated Memoirists Who...
Meet Our Memoirists: Reema Zaman

Meet Our Memoirists: Reema Zaman

This week, I Am Yours (Amberjack Publishing, 2019), Reema Zaman’s dazzling debut memoir, launches into the world, and we couldn’t be more excited! With unwavering courage and lyrical precision, Reema offers readers her story of unshackling her voice from...
Meet Our Memoirists: Melanie Brooks

Meet Our Memoirists: Melanie Brooks

Dear writers, It’s been a long time coming, but with this post we’re thrilled to officially launch the Moving Forewords collective! There’s so much to come—interviews with our members, our Heart Speak column by Lisa Ellison, blog posts on all...
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