Episode 10: Memoir—It’s Place in Fiction, Nonfiction, and Creative Nonfiction

In which Robynne and Jane dive into another aspect of Memoir: how it intersects with fiction, nonfiction, and creative or narrative nonfiction. They run through the definitions of the various genres, in case you’d forgotten, before sinking their teeth into the heart of the issue. Robynne asks Jane a daring question … “Is Memoir a stand-alone genre, or does it cross over into fiction and straight nonfiction?” And, after a few moment’s consideration, she knocks an answer out of the park. (She clearly knows her stuff.) And between the two of them, the case for crossover is made.