May 17

🎧: Secret daydreams, w/ Harling Ross

A conversation about writing, daydreams, and being honest online

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Good morning,

I asked my good friend Harling Ross to come back onto the podcast today to discuss Leslie Jamison’s essay “Dreaming in Broad Daylight” for Astra Mag, which we both loved. This conversation is about the piece specifically, but also about what it means to write honestly (versus “authentically” or through confession), why a lot of modern writing falls short, and in the last segment, what we secretly daydream about, no holds barred. We also randomly talk about going to the gym…

Pardon the New York City sounds in the background, we recorded in my office downtown.

Thanks for listening!
Haley