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Episode from the podcastMusings of the Artist: (Honest) Conversations with Montse Andrée

Emily Bernard

Released Sunday, 12th September 2021
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Emily Bernard is an author and professor. She holds a B.A. and Ph. D. in American Studies from Yale University. Her most recent book is the essay collection Black is the Body: Stories from My Grandmother’s Time, My Mother’s Time, and Mine.

In this wide-ranging conversation, Emily speaks on motherhood, fear, forgiveness, rejecting shame and staying true to who you are as an artist. We also dive deep into having “the blues” - and I truly think it was the most joyful conversation on depression I’ve ever had!

Emily radiates kindness, and is just a remarkable person. 

This episode was audio produced by Aaron Moring. Music is by Madisen Ward.