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41 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Carmen Maria Machado. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Carmen Maria Machado, often where they are interviewed.

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41 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Carmen Maria Machado. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Carmen Maria Machado, often where they are interviewed.

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Literary Friction - Behind Closed Doors With Carmen Maria Machado

Literary Friction
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This month, we're going behind closed doors with Carmen Maria Machado, who dialled in from the States to talk to us. Her innovative memoir, In The Dream House, is about her experience of domestic abuse, something that is so often hidden from view, and even more so when it happens in a queer relationship. What does it mean to write into archival silence? How do we tell the most difficult stories? As usual, our theme is inspired by our guest, so join us as we talk about literature that looks at what happens behind closed doors, both in the literal sense - domestic spaces that are not what they seem, or hold secrets - but also those books that show us narratives that are usually left out of literature and culture. Plus, of course, our usual book recommendations - so sit back, and let us open YOUR door on Literary Friction.

Recommendations on the theme, Behind Closed Doors:
Octavia: The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/40771/the-year-of-magical-thinking-by-joan-didion/9781400078431/readers-guide/
Carrie: We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson https://www.penguin.co.uk/books/133/133431/we-have-always-lived-in-the-castle/9780141191454.html

General Recommendations:
Octavia: The Bloody Chamber by Angela Carter https://www.bl.uk/20th-century-literature/articles/an-introduction-to-the-bloody-chamber-and-other-stories
Carmen: Milk Fed by Melissa Broder http://www.melissabroder.com/about/
Carrie: Hurricane Season by Fernanda Melchor https://www.ndbooks.com/book/hurricane-season-1/#/

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Jun 25 2020

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Carmen Maria Machado's Queer Horror Stories

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Carmen Maria Machado joins us to talk queer horror stories, writing about pandemics, and the conversation we as queer people should be having more often.

If you or someone you know is experiencing intimate partner violence, contact The National Domestic Violence Hotline.

The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence has more info on LGBTQ intimate partner violence statistics here.

Music in this episode by Jeremy S. Bloom. Theme by Alexander Overington.

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May 18 2020

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Breaking the silence with Candace Bushnell and Carmen Maria Machado

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Candace Bushnell's Rules for Being a Girl, Carmen Maria Machado's inventive memoir, Colson Whitehead's Pulitzer winning novel and Danielle Binks asks for writing advice from Sally Rippin.

May 11 2020

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Breaking the silence with Candace Bushnell and Carmen Maria Machado

The Book Show
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Candace Bushnell's Rules for Being a Girl, Carmen Maria Machado's inventive memoir, Colson Whitehead's Pulitzer winning novel and Danielle Binks asks for writing advice from Sally Rippin.

May 11 2020

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Carmen Maria Machado and Namwali Serpell

City Arts & Lectures
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Our guests are Carmen Maria Machado and Namwali Serpell. Carmen Maria Machado’s “In The Dream House,” is a memoir about queer domestic abuse, beautifully and meticulously told through an array of forms, entirely eschewing convention. Machado is also the author of the short story collection “Her Body and Other Parties.” Namwali Serpell is a professor of literature at UC Berkeley. Her debut novel “The Old Drift” tracks three Zambian families across three generations, from the pre-colonial past into the near future. ****

On April 8, 2020, Namwali Serpell and Carmen Maria Machado spoke via video conference, under orders to shelter-in-place during the COVID-19 pandemic. Among other things, the two reflected on writing post-apocalyptic narratives while they themselves live through a time of pandemic.

Apr 12 2020

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New books by Carmen Maria Machado, Evie Wyld and Emma Forrest

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Leap into the early 1980s, step onto an isolated rocky outcrop, and walk through a fraught dream house, all in a collection of new writing.

Feb 07 2020

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Carmen Maria Machado Is Using The Word 'Abusive'

Death, Sex & Money
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The writer reflects on her first relationship with a woman, finding the words to talk about experiencing abuse, and the process of writing it all down in her memoir.

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Feb 05 2020

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Carmen Maria Machado’s ‘Dream House’ Becomes Nightmare in New Memoir

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In her memoir "In the Dream House," writer Carmen Maria Machado takes on what she calls the “archival silence” surrounding queer domestic abuse. Telling the haunting story of her own experience with an abusive ex-girlfriend, Machado takes us inside various vignettes, like "Dream House as Memory Palace" and "Dream House as Noir," to dissect her relationship and the mechanics of its psychological abuse. Machado joins us to discuss her book, her writing process and breaking her silence.

Jan 31 2020

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Carmen Maria Machado Takes Us 'In The Dream House'

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When Carmen Maria Machado started searching for stories about intimate partner violence in queer relationships, there wasn't much out there. But in her new memoir, she says that type of abuse can still be "common as dirt."

Jan 08 2020

27mins

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QUEERY with Cameron Esposito
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Author Carmen Maria Machado sits down with Cameron to discuss writing while teaching, drawing inspiration from other queer writers, and the genre of body horror.

Jan 06 2020

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