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Inside Writing

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Brought to you by Gotham Writers Workshop, Inside Writing gets you the inside scoop on the writing industry, from book to screen to stage. Each episode, host Josh Sippie interviews one or two creatives (writer, agent, editor, producer, director), every guest excelling within their endeavors. They di… read more

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Inside Flash Nonfiction

In season two, episode ten of Gotham Writers' Inside Writing, host Josh Sippie conducts a panel discussion with Brevity editor Dinty Moore and writer Alysia Sawchyn. They discuss what experiences make for the best flash nonfiction, what really matters in a work of nonfiction, and where to send it when it's ready. 

Links mentioned in the show:

Brevity Magazine: https://brevitymag.com/

Brevity's "Where To Publish Flash Nonfiction": https://brevitymag.com/where-to-publish-flash-nonfiction/

The Best Of Brevity: https://rosemetalpress.com/books/the-best-of-brevity/

Alysia Sawchyn's website: https://alysiasawchyn.com/

Alysia mentioned a piece in Brevity about aging, "Some Childhood Dreams Really Do Come True" by Beth Ann Fennelly: https://brevitymag.com/nonfiction/some-childhood-dreams-really-do-come-true/

Alysia mentioned a piece she wrote in Hobart called "Seven Mournings": https://www.hobartpulp.com/web_features/seven-mournings

Alysia's book of essay, A Fish Growing Lungs: https://burrowpress.com/product/fish/

Dinty Moore's memoir Between Panic and Desire, which came up a few times in discussion: https://www.nebraskapress.unl.edu/bison-books/9780803229822/

Alysia mentioned the book Several Short Sentences About Writing, by Verlyn Klinkenborg: https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/93789/several-short-sentences-about-writing-by-verlyn-klinkenborg/


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