Episode #26: Vendela Vida and the Speculative Memoir

September 2, 2015 · 43:55

Author Vendela Vida is interviewed, and has a lot to say about the influence of travel, writing in the second person, and book clubs. Sherman and Jess field a question from a writer in Los Angeles who is feeling the pressure while writing about thousands of years of ancestry, oppression and struggle. And there is discussion about the speculative memoirs of Dr. Alexie and other alternate timelines to their lives.