A few months ago the Coop School held a Moth night which, if you've never heard of the Moth, is a live night of storytelling. The Coop School night was nearly identical to The Moth shows except it was organized and generously hosted in the home of the remarkable Bliss Broyard and attended by Coop School parents.
There were five of us telling stories that night and all of the stories were amazing and compelling. The whole vibe was so wholeheartedly supportive and generous, which frankly, having spent so much time clawing my way through the very fickle and catty world of magazine publishing, felt incredible.
My high school friend and fellow speech and debate nerd Katharine Heller coached me beforehand and now she has put the audio recording of my piece from that night on her podcast, Tell the Bartender.
So here it is.