HILLARY FRANK’S WORK WITH THIS AMERICAN LIFE IS WELL KNOWN. HILLARY FRANK IS THE CREATOR OF THE NEW SERIES, ‘HERE LIES ME.’ HERE LIES ME IS THE FIRST SCRIPTED PODCAST TO CONVEY THE ADOLESCENT EXPERIENCE WITH REALISM
Here Lies Me — Interview with Hillary Frank
Here Lies Me — Hillary Frank
The Not Old Better Show Art of Living Interview Series
Welcome to The Not Old Better Show. I’m Paul Vogelzang, and today’s show is brought to you by Masterworks. As part of our Art Of Living author, performer, and podcaster show, today’s guest is the wonderful Hillary Frank.
Many in our audience will be familiar with Hillary Frank’s work as a contributor on This American Life. Hillary Frank is the creator of the award-winning podcast Here Lies Me, and has received awards from the Third Coast International Audio Festival, The Association for Women in Communications, The Academy of Podcasters, and The New York Festival’s World’s Best Radio Programs. Since 1999, Hillary has been contributing stories to a variety of public radio programs, including This American Life, Studio 360, Marketplace, and Weekend America. She is also the author of three young adult novels.
As many of you in our Not Old Better Show audience will recall, Middle school will bury you, spit you out, and it’s not pretty. It wasn’t for me. And, that’s clearly how it feels to 13-year-old Here Lies Me main character, Noa — a shy and witty misfit who endures the horrors of living in an affluent New…