On this episode of Plume: A Writer's Podcast, Melanie and Jennifer discuss Jesmyn Ward's heartbreaking essay that came out recently in Vanity Fair, which delves deeply into COVID-19 loss and grief, as well as how it connects to racism in the U.S. They also talk about everything from food memoirs to the new trailer for the Rebecca adaptation. Writer Samantha Tetangco sits down with them (on Zoom, anyway) to talk about identity, sexuality, race, and all the ways these subjects intersect with writing. They also reveal some exciting news about team Plume!
CW: racism and COVID-19 deaths
Sam's essay in The Sun
Lisa See's The Island of Sea Women
Daphne du Maurier's Rebecca
Padma Lakshmi's A Place at the Table
Padma Lakshmi's show