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Ep. 65 Dr. Rachael Hanel | History, writing nonfiction, and Camilla’s story

Hi there,

Today I am ecstatic to be arts calling Dr. Rachael Hanel!

About our guest:
Rachael Hanel is associate professor of creative nonfiction and journalism at Minnesota State University, Mankato. Her book We’ll Be the Last Ones to Let You Down: Memoir of a Gravedigger’s Daughter, also from the University of Minnesota Press, was a finalist for a Minnesota Book Award. Her essays have been published in print and online in the anthology Love and Profanity: A Collection of True, Tortured, Wild, Hilarious, Concise, and Intense Tales of Teenage Life; Slag Glass City; Midwestern Gothic; WLA: War, Literature, and the Arts; The Bellingham Review; and New Delta Review.

Not the Camilla We Knew: One Woman’s Path from Small-town America to the Symbionese Liberation Army 
We’ll Be the Last Ones to Let You Down: Memoir of a Gravedigger’s Daughter


Thanks for this lovely conversation Rachael! Such a pleasure!

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Go make a dent: much love,