30 Jan 2017
Rachel Hoge joins Peter Reitzes to discuss stuttering and dating and how stuttering can help forge deeper connections with others. Ms. Hoge is asked about her recent essay How My Stutter Improves My Dating in the Washington Post. Ms. Hoge discusses how her stuttering is a social filter of sorts which in an asset for dating.
Rachel Hoge is a southern writer, MFA candidate, and person who stutters. Ms. Hoge’s nonfiction works have been published with, or are forthcoming from, the Washington Post, the Rumpus, Ravishly, and others. She is currently writing a memoir about life with a speech disability.