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Season 2, Episode 11
Joyce Carol Oates + Tony Trischka + Jennifer Marks

Bestselling author Joyce Carol Oates makes a second appearance on SongWriter, reading a haunting story at a live performance in New York City.

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Photo by Marion Ettinger

Banjo legend Tony Trischka explains his writing process, and performs his song live with Grammy-nominated musician Tracy Bonham.

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Photo by John Cohen

Songwriter Jennifer Marks talks about feelings of claustrophobia, and describes what it was like to perform with comedy legend Steve Martin in the audience.

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Photo by Jimmy Ienner Jr.

I wrote a (tangentially) related song called "When the Devil Knows Your Name."

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