Fractured Memory: JJ Peña on Trauma & Storytelling with K.B. Carle Expo Presents: Transposition

Nonfiction flash writer JJ Peña joins us in our season finale to read “this is how i want you to remember me” from the Change in Perspective Flash 405 contest.  Writer and judge K.B. Carle leads in the interview with JJ as they explore flash, memory, and the power storytelling. Read along at: About JJ Peña: JJ Peña (pronouns he/they) is a queer, burrito-blooded writer. JJ is the winner of blue earth review's 2019 flash non-fiction contest, cutbank's 2019 big sky, small prose contest, mythic picnic's 2020 postcard prize, & Santa Clara Review's 2021 Flash Non-fiction contest. JJ's work is included in the Best Microfiction 2020 anthology & Wigleaf’s Top 50 (Very) Short Fictions (2020). JJ is a 2021 Periplus fellow, holds a BA in both English and Anthropology, and an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Texas at El Paso. JJ's stories have appeared or are forthcoming in Washington Square Review, Cincinnati Review, Massachusetts Review, & elsewhere. JJ serves as a flash fiction reader for Split Lip magazine About K.B. Carle: K.B. Carle lives and writes outside of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She is the Associate Editor at Fractured Lit. and an Editor at FlashBack Fiction. Her stories have appeared in Waxwing Magazine, matchbook, Bending Genres, No Contact Magazine, and have been nominated for Best of the Net, Best Small Fictions, and the Pushcart Prize. She can be found online at or on Twitter @kbcarle. Links from the Podcast: JJ Peña’s website: JJ’s Insta: bootyshortsjesus JJ’s Twitter: @heckaseuss K.B. Carle’s website: K.B.’s Insta: @kbcarle K.B.’s Twitter: @kbcarle K.B.’s workshop: The Narrative Mystique: Embodying the Unexpected Narrator in Flash Workshop with K.B. Carle Exposition Review Chapbook: Help us spread the word!  Please download, review, and subscribe to Transposition. Thank you to Mitchell Evenson for intro and outro music, and the generous donations from our supporters that allow us to pay our authors.  Exposition Review is a fiscally sponsored project of Fractured Atlas. Transposition is the official podcast of Exposition Review literary journal.  Associate Producer: Mitchell Evenson Intro Music by Mitchell Evenson Hosted by Laura Rensing — Support this podcast:
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