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Fear not, Mary Karr.

Mary Karr is the boss of memoir. But she operates without fear when it comes to self-expression. We noticed that in our interview and the media blitz around her new book “The Art of Memoir.”

By Alicia Anstead, Editor-in-Chief | Published: November 11, 2015

Tim O’Brien: The things he carries

For Tim O’Brien, the Vietnam War has remained a crucible in his fiction, but the power of imagination and memory, and ‘our elusive interior worlds,’ loom large too.

By Jack Smith | Published: November 10, 2015

Mary Karr: Boss of memoir

She didn’t create the form, but Mary Karr has a lot to say about the art of telling your own story.

By Nicki Porter | Published: November 6, 2015

MK Asante: How I Write

“When I think of my memoir, I ask, what are the different layers that will help create an experience? I want you to be immersed in my world.”

Published: May 28, 2014