Author Talk: Pedro Brown Hoffmeister

In this episode, I talk with Pedro Brown Hoffmeister about so many things! To say this was a great conversation is a massive understatement. Pedro is such an insightful human being and excellent storyteller. This one is definitely a can’t-miss conversation.

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Time Codes & Topics

  • 02:02 Why rural stories matter
  • 10:19 The rural setting of TOO SHATTERED
  • 17:49 Making sense of the world through nature
  • 21:12 Capturing the complexity of humanity
  • 24:45 How being the worst writer in the class can be the best thing
  • 30:30 The importance of revision
  • 34:17 The metro-centricity & middle-class privilege in curriculum
  • 37:55 The need for a more diverse teaching force
  • 45:50 Ideas and techniques for teaching writing
  • 48:43 Authentic rural dialogue
  • 59:10 Future projects – AMERICAN AFTERLIFE
  • 1:02:28 Race, racism, and rurality
Author Talk: Pedro Brown Hoffmeister

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