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Desiree Cooper

Episode 139 – Desiree Cooper – Being “Genre Agnostic”

Desiree Cooper was once a Detroit Free Press columnist, a Pulitzer Prize nominee, a Kresge Artist Fellow, an attorney and now she’s a children’s book author – which explains why she considers herself “genre agnostic.” The latest author to share her story on the Make Meaning Podcast, Desiree started writing professionally before social media was a thing, and readers regularly sent her letters and pictures in response to her columns. Her children’s book NOTHING SPECIAL was three years in the making – and it might be her best creation yet. In this episode, host Lynne Golodner interviews Desiree Cooper about […]

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Episode 121 – Stephanie Steinberg - On Personal Passions & Creating Communities

Episode #121 – Stephanie Steinberg – On Personal Passions & Creating Communities

In the latest episode of the Make Meaning Podcast, Stephanie speaks with host Lynne Golodner about their passion for their alma mater (University of Michigan), Stephanie’s two books, her experience as editor-in-chief of the Michigan Daily at the University of Michigan (where Lynne was a staff writer, many years before Stephanie!), the founding of the Detroit Writing Room and why she believes your best work comes from following your passions.

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