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I'll Tell It My Way


Memoirs come in all shapes and sizes. Mara Altman describes her experiences through humor. Aurelie Sheehan's memoir is as structured as fiction and Nicole Walker's thoughts are filtered through science. Regardless of how they see themselves, we see their stories that as richly insightful.


Panelists
Mara Altman

Mara Altman enjoys writing about issues that embarrass her, like chin hair. She finds that putting shame on the page defuses the stigma. Her latest book is entitled "Gross Anatomy." It explores some of the biggest issues of the day, including "How sweaty is too sweaty?" Her first book, "Thanks for Coming," had nothing to do with public transporation....

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Aurelie Sheehan

Aurelie Sheehan is the author of two novels and three short story collections. She is the winner of FC2’s 2018 Catherine Doctorow Innovative Fiction Prize for a new story collection, "Once into the Night....

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Nicole Walker

Nicole Walker is the author of two recently published books: "Sustainability: A Love Story" and "The After-Normal." Her previous books included "Egg," "Quench Your Thirst with Salt," and "This Noisy Egg....

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