Work in Progress with Sophia Bush

"What My Mother and I Don't Talk About" Author Michele Filgate

Episode Summary

Michele Filgate is a contributing editor at Literary Hub and the editor of the critically acclaimed anthology based on her Longreads essay, “What My Mother and I Don’t Talk About.” She sits down with Sophia to discuss why the mother/child bond is so complicated, the reason writing can be so cathartic, how she accidentally set a book on fire, imposter syndrome, and much more.

Episode Notes

Michele Filgate is a contributing editor at Literary Hub and the editor of the critically acclaimed anthology based on her Longreads essay, “What My Mother and I Don’t Talk About.”  She sits down with Sophia to discuss why the mother/child bond is so complicated, the reason writing can be so cathartic, how she accidentally set a book on fire, imposter syndrome, and much more.

 

Executive Producers: Sophia Bush & Sim Sarna

Supervising Producer: Allison Bresnick

Associate Producer: Caitlin Lee

Editor: Josh Windisch

Assistant Editor: Matt Sasaki

Music written by Jack Garratt and produced by Mark Foster

Artwork by Kimi Selfridge

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