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Interviews with writers, journalists, filmmakers, and podcasters about how they do their work. Hosted by Aaron Lammer, Max Linsky, and Evan Ratliff.

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Episode 83, Part 1: Pamela Colloff & Mimi Swartz, Live from Austin

Pamela Colloff and Mimi Swartz are executive editors of Texas Monthly.

Colloff: "That sense of loss, that sense of normal life turning on a dime is something that, in a very different way, I’ve experienced. And I carry that with me into some of the more difficult stories."

Swartz: "Here’s this great [public interest] story that nobody’s ever told. Now how can I write it so the maximum number of people want to read it? I try to make the homework part as interesting and compelling as possible."

Thanks to TinyLetter and PillPack for sponsoring this week's episode.

Show notes:

  1. @pamelacolloff
  2. Colloff on Longform
  3. [2:15] Longform Podcast #16: Pamela Colloff
  4. [10:00] "A Bend in the River" (Texas Monthly • Jul 2002)
  5. [10:00] "A Question of Mercy" (Texas Monthly • Mar 2014)
  6. [10:30] "The Innocent Man, Part One" (Texas Monthly • Nov 2012)
  7. [10:30] "The Innocent Man, Part Two" (Texas Monthly • Dec 2012)
  8. [14:45] "Innocence Found" (Texas Monthly • Jan 2011)

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