Conversing with Maya Erskine and Anna Konkle: Unraveling the Depths of Their Partnership

Maya Erskine and Anna Konkle, the creators and stars of the hit TV show "Pen15," discuss their experiences and inspirations in an interview. They talk about their unique approach to depicting middle school awkwardness, drawing from their own past experiences. The duo shares the challenges and rewards of portraying 13-year-old characters in their 30s, including the vulnerability they feel while exploring such emotional and personal topics. With their show, Erskine and Konkle aim to authentically capture the complexities of adolescence and resonate with audiences on a nostalgic and relatable level.