The Moth Radio Hour 1307

Author Joyce Maynard, who treasures the art of letter-writing, is spellbound by an inmate who becomes a pen pal. Kemp Powers is only 14 when he learns that playing with a loaded gun can have devastating consequences. Writer A.E. Hotchner describes how Ernest Hemingway persuades him to risk his life by pretending to be a matador. Hosted by The Moth's Artistic Director, Catherine Burns

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