Mary Laura Philpott

In the inaugural episode, Kim Baldwin sits down with Mary Laura Philpott, author of I Miss You When I Blink, the nationally bestselling debut memoir-in-essays. Mary Laura’s writing appears in The New York Times, The Paris Review Daily, The Washington Post, O The Oprah Magazine, and others. She is also the author and illustrator of the book Penguins with People Problems; the “book enthusiast at large” for Parnassus Books, where she was also the founding editor of the digital magazine MUSING; and an Emmy-award winning co-host of A Word on Words, a literary interview show on Nashville Public Television.

Join us for a conversation about getting published, self-care for Type A personalities, and a 100% not controversial take on snacks.

Find Mary Laura on Instagram, Twitter, and at Signed copies of I Miss You When I Blink are available in-store and online at Parnassus Books.

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