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How Comedy Helps Us Cope with Laura Chinn


What is the purpose of comedy? Ashley interviewed Laura Chinn about her memoir, ACNE. Ashley asked Laura about writing about acne as the anchor of experiences for her memoir, comedy’s purpose, how she cared for herself while writing about her childhood, writing about being biracial, and reflecting about death and its aftermath. Preorder Acne: A Memoir by Laura Chinn now!

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This episode was edited and produced by Renee Powers on the ancestral land of the Dakota people.

Original music by @iam.onyxrose

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Renee Powers founded Feminist Book Club in 2018 to provide a space for intersectional feminists to learn, grow, and connect. When not reading or running the biz, you can find her drinking coffee and trying unsuccessfully to teach her retired racing greyhound how to fetch. Favorite genres: memoir, contemporary literary fiction, short stories

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