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Tried & True, Ep 4: This Way Back with Joanna Eleftheriou

Joanna Eleftheriou

Joanna Eleftheriou moved from New York City to her father's ancestral town in Cyprus when she was 10, and has navigated borders of many kinds in the decades since. She explores these themes in a new essay collection, This Way Back. A contributing editor at Assay, Eleftheriou is an assistant professor of English at Christopher Newport University, and a faculty member at the Writing Workshops in Greece.

Paul Zakrzewski is a writer, book coach and podcaster based in Santa Barbara, CA. He is the editor of Lost Tribe: Jewish Fiction from the Edge (HarperPerennial), and his work has appeared in numerous publications including The New York Times, Washington Post, Boston Globe, as well as online at Brevity, and Essay Daily. Since 2005 he has taught nonfiction writing and literature classes in Lafayette College, the University of the Arts Continuing Education, and elsewhere. A graduate of Cornell University, he has an MFA in Creative Nonfiction from VCFA. More at www.pzak.info.