Podcast: Short Stories of Misadventures in Morocco

08 About the book: Matthew Felix on Air Morocco Interview

"Short Stories of MIsadventures in Morocco Podcast Episode 8: Several months ago author Matthew Félix was interviewed by author and filmmaker Erin Byrne, who is also editor of the Vignettes and Postcards from Morocco anthology.  This episode is excerpted from that interview, where Erin asks Matthew not only about his book, With Open Arms: Short Stories of Misadventures in Morocco, at a high level, but also specifically about the story — not included in this podcast — that recounts one of his most difficult experiences not only in Morocco but in his life. Erin asks Matthew to reflect on how he might have subsequently pieced together his impressions of Morocco based on that experience.  You can check out the full version of Matthew’s interview with Erin on his Matthew Felix on Air podcast, where they discuss their travel philosophies; Matthew’s experiences living in Spain, France, and Turkey; and lots more.

Matthew is interviewed by author and filmmaker Erin Byrne, who is also editor of the Vignettes and Postcards from Morocco anthology.

This episode is excerpted from that interview, where Erin asks Matthew not only about his book, With Open Arms: Short Stories of Misadventures in Morocco, at a high level, but also specifically about the story — not included in this podcast — that recounts one of his most difficult experiences not only in Morocco but in his life. Erin asks Matthew to reflect on how he might have subsequently pieced together his impressions of Morocco based on that experience.

You can check out the full version of Matthew’s interview with Erin on his Matthew Felix on Air podcast, where they discuss their travel philosophies; Matthew’s experiences living in Spain, France, and Turkey; and lots more.

07 About the book: Peanut Butter & Passports Morocco Interview

Matthew had the pleasure of talking about his Morocco book with Tom Gose and Mark Pfeifer on episode 45 of their Peanut Butter & Passports podcast. The clip that follows is taken from that episode, where they talked specifically about Matthew’s book, With Open Arms, and his experiences in Morocco.

The full interview covered so much it was split into two episodes, where Tom, Mark, and Matthew discussed travel, Matthew’s other books, writing and publishing, and even played a couple of travel trivia games. Those episodes, as well as a lot more great conversations with other travelers can be found at peanutbutterandpassports.com, as well as on most major podcast platforms. So, check out the Peanut Butter & Passports podcast!

06 Morocco Travel Stories (Tangier): It Ain't Over, Till It's...

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In this previously unpublished story from his forthcoming collection, Matthew tells the rest of what happened the night of his first arrival in Tangier.

Still shaken from his nightmarish walk from the port, when he goes to relieve himself in his hotel, Matthew overlooks something essential—and discovers he has one more daunting obstacle to face, before he can call it a night.

An unforgettable tale, not for the squeamish.