With fiction/nonfiction writer Erin O'Brien, featuring guest host Alanna Klapp
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Erin O'Brien lives and works in a suburb of Cleveland, Ohio. She was born in 1965, became a wife in 1992 and a mom in 1997. She abandoned her career as an electrical engineer in 1995 to write. She owns a little red motorcycle, a Mini Cooper, and a lamp that is shaped like a martini glass.
Erin has a special message for Writing Show listeners:
Thanks to everyone who listens to my interview with Alanna Klapp on The Writing Show. Here are links to the essays I mentioned during our talk:
The story of the magic hat: Wear it Well.
An essay for The Los Angeles Times on my brother John O'Brien's posthumously published novel: Clues in John O'Brien's Better.
A Christmas-in-July story about my dad, a tractor, and a string of lights: Lights for the Lawnmower.
And a couple of shorts on life's unfortunate ends: An open letter to Colgate Palmolive and Irritating ends.
For additional links and information, please visit my homepage.
Yours in letters,
Interviewee: Erin O'Brien
Host: Alanna Klapp
Date: December 6, 2009
Running time: 26:09
File size: 13 megabytes
Erin O'Brien's Web site: ErinOBrien.us
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