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Writing Travel Memoir with Rolf Potts

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Rolf Potts Interview

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Rolf Potts Interview Synopsis

Today’s episode brings us to Kansas, where Rolf Potts speaks with us about writing travel memoir, the differences between memoir and autobiography, and his Paris travel writing summer workshops.

Rolf is an American travel writer, perhaps best known for his 2003 book Vagabonding. His essays and articles have been published in Nat Geo Traveler, Outside, The Guardian, and in the Best American Travel Writing 2000 edited by Bill Bryson. 

In the episode, we briefly mention Paul Theroux’s books The Happy Isles of Oceania and On the Plain of Snakes, and the writing of Maggie Downs, Lavina Spalding, and Tommy Pico.


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