Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00 0:00
Available On Air Stations
Riverside Chats

Author and UNO Professor Jody Keisner on New Memoir 'Under My Bed'

Jody Keisner is a white woman with shoulder-length brown hair and bangs. In this author photo, she is wearing a blue shirt.
Annie Johnson
Jodie Keisner's essay collection "Under My Bed" explores the author's fears throughout her life, from a monster hiding under her childhood bed, to parenting anxiety as an adult. Keisner is an associate professor of English at the University of Nebraska Omaha

Jody Keisner’s memoir "Under My Bed" is an exploration of anxiety, control, fear, and ritual. In this conversation with Tom Knoblauch, Keisner discusses anxiety, the craft of memoir, self-exploration and her writing process.

Courtney is back in her hometown after graduating from the University of Kansas in 2019 with degrees in journalism and film. While at KU, she was the arts and culture editor of the University Daily Kansan and had a summer internship at KCUR, Kansas City's NPR member station. She has three pet rats and has seen almost every Audrey Hepburn movie.
Related Content