Hosted by author and musician Glenn Kurtz, Conversations on Practice is an ongoing series which focuses on artists’ craft, development, and how they go about their daily work. This month’s installment will feature Meghan Daum, whose new essay collection THE UNSPEAKABLE Geoff Dyer describes as “funny, clever, and moving (often at the same time), never more universal than in its most personal moments (in other words, throughout), and written with enviable subtlety, precision, and spring.”Glenn Kurtz is the author of the Three Minutes in Poland: Discovering a Lost World in a 1938 Family Film (FSG), and Practicing: A Musician's Return to Music (Knopf. Both books have been featured on NPR's “Weekend Edition,” and numerous other NPR programs. Glenn holds a PhD in comparative literature and German studies from Stanford University and has taught at Stanford and NYU. He lives in New York City.Meghan Daum is the author of four books and the editor of Selfish, Shallow & Self-Absorbed: Sixteen Writers on the DEcision Not to Have Kids, which will be published March 31, 2015. Her other books include the essay collection My Misspent Youth, the novel The Quality of Life Report, and Life Would Be Perfect If I Lived In That House, a memoir. Since 2005, Meghan has been an opinion columnist at The Los Angeles Times, covering cultural and political topics. Meghan has written for numerous magazines, including The New Yorker, Harper’s, and Vogue.