Letter to a Stranger: To the Ones Who Haunt Us

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Thu, 03/03/2022 - 11:00am to 11:30am
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An interview with Colleen Kinder

How do brief encounters with strangers change us?

 

In this episode of Disobedient Femmes, Suzanne LaGrande  speak with essayist, teacher, and editor Colleen Kinder who has just published Letter to a Stranger: Essays to the Ones Who Haunt Us. 

 In the interview, Ms. Kinder talks about: 

 

How she came up with the idea to do a book of letters about encounters with strangers from a meeting with Pico Iyer

 

The different ways  someone may be considered a stranger 

 

Travel writing vs. stories of place

 

Why sometimes we are able to tell truths to strangers that we may not tell to people who know us well

 

How brief encounters with people who dont’ know well or at all can profoundly change our lives

 

For more about Colleen Kinder’s work visit https://www.offassignment.com/ and http://www.colleenkinder.com/

 

 

For more interviews with women writers, artists and activists who are re-imagining the world, please visit: disobedientfemmes.com or suzannelagrande.com

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