For some, writing memoir can be a reckoning exacerbated by foggy memories and painful truths. Award-winning writer Kristina Olsson‘s memoir, Boy, Lost, explores the shame, grief and loss that stalked her family after the kidnapping of her brother. She shares how to navigate and bridle shame and truth when writing about your past.
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About Kristina Olsson
Kristina Olsson is a journalist and the award-winning author of the novels Shell, In One Skin, and The China Garden, and two works of nonfiction, Boy, Lost: A Family Memoir and Kilroy was Here. She lives in Brisbane, Australia.