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Discussion with Louise Nayer on her forthcoming memoir, Burned

When writing the memoir, was there a certain method you used in order to accurately recreate the past? I began by writing scenes, piecing them together like a patchwork quilt. Memory is layered and fragmentary. The first version was more my story and less about my parents. Much of it was filtered through my child’s […]

Discussion with Louise Nayer on her forthcoming memoir, Burned

When writing the memoir, was there a certain method you used in order to accurately recreate the past? I began by writing scenes, piecing them together like a patchwork quilt. Memory is layered and fragmentary. The first version was more my story and less about my parents. Much of it was filtered through my child’s […]