"Unknown Words" is a bi-monthly podcast dedicated to highlighting the work of unpublished or lesser known writers. Each episode, Matthew reads a either a short story, creative non-fiction, or works of poetry then interviews the writer to gain some insight into the work's composition and just maybe that of the author's.

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Today’s episode features two pieces by writer, Olivia Olivia. Her stories are directly connected, share their characters, and are both raw and personal in their depiction of growing up. They’re also really funny. Follow Olivia and see more of her work at: www.oliviawrites.com

Her essay for Salon that we talk about can be read here

"Donkey Kong in Trouble" first appeared on The Rumpus

Conversation Topics: feminism, livejournal, Roxanne Gay, salon, rumpus, jezebel, npr, tumblr, pop culture, writing, fiction, friends, childhood, coming of age, race, ethnicity, storytelling, comedy, el salvador, immigrant families.

 

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Direct download: 9_-_OliviaOlivia.mp3
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