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On today’s episode of the podcast Ryan talks to Catherine Baab-Muguira about the life and work of Edgar Allan Poe, the difference between fleeting fads and sustained appreciation, how to find the balance between accepting feedback and being impervious to criticism, and more.
Catherine Baab-Muguira is a writer and journalist who has contributed to, among others, Slate, Quartz, CNBC and NBC News. A frequent podcast and radio guest, with appearances on NPR and Lifehacker’s Upgrade. She has a M.A. in Creative Writing from the University of Auckland, New Zealand she lives in Richmond, Virginia with her husband and baby son. Her new book Poe for Your Problems: Uncommon Advice from History’s Least Likely Self-Help Guru came out in September.
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