Inside Stories

INSIDE STORIES: Jennifer Esperanza

Episode Summary

Jennifer Esperanza tells a story about growing up as the child of immigrant and what she was able to get away with as her parents didn't fully understand how everything worked in the US. This is tested one Christmas as she tries to convince her mom to put chocolate chip cookies out for Santa so she can get the Barbie Town House.

Episode Notes

We listen to a story Jennifer Esperanza told at the Moth in Madison StorySlam in 2018, explore the themes in the story and discuss how she crafted the story. (Audio recording by Joe Hardtke).