Quiet Lightning / literary mixtape curated by Rhea Dhanbhoora & Mahdis Marzooghian

Quiet Lightning / literary mixtape curated by Rhea Dhanbhoora & Mahdis Marzooghian

Quiet Lightning presents a literary mixtape curated by Rhea Dhanbhoora & Mahdis Marzooghian, held virtually on Monday, August 2, 2021, with readings/performance by (in the following order): Ashley Mayne » Amanda…

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Better Ancestors: Valentina De Roca Fuerte, Kelechi Ubozoh, ASHA, Lourdes Figueroa & Teju Adisa-Farrar

Better Ancestors: Valentina De Roca Fuerte, Kelechi Ubozoh, ASHA, Lourdes Figueroa & Teju Adisa-Farrar

Quiet Lightning hosted the third Better Ancestors, a quarterly series showcasing writers of color, with a virtual event on Monday, July 5, 2021. Hosted by Christine No and featuring,…

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Joy Lanzendorfer on Saying Something About Life and What It Means to Be Human

Joy Lanzendorfer on Saying Something About Life and What It Means to Be Human

An interview with Joy Lanzendorfer from The Write Stuff series: When people ask what do you do, you tell them…? I tell them I’m a writer, but…

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James Morehead on Doing the Right Thing When No One Else Will

James Morehead on Doing the Right Thing When No One Else Will

An interview with James Morehead from The Write Stuff series: James Morehead is the Poet Laureate of Dublin, California, and his first collection of poetry, canvas, debuted June…

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Bob Calhoun on Finding a Real Live Bigfoot Right Now

Bob Calhoun on Finding a Real Live Bigfoot Right Now

An interview with Bob Calhoun from The Write Stuff series: Bob Calhoun is a San Francisco Bay Area author, journalist, and former punk wrestler and peepshow emcee. Since…

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Jessica Barksdale courtesy of the author

Jessica Barksdale on Finding the Joys in the Quotidian

An interview with Jessica Barksdale from The Write Stuff series: Jessica Barksdale’s fifteenth novel, The Play’s the Thing, and second poetry collection, Grim Honey, were both published spring 2021. Her…

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Joan Steinau Lester on Defining Yourself in a Powerful Tone

Joan Steinau Lester on Defining Yourself in a Powerful Tone

An interview with Joan Steinau Lester from The Write Stuff series: Dr. Joan Steinau Lester is an award-winning commentator and author, most recently the memoir Loving Before Loving:…

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Quiet Lightning / literary mixtape curated by Kevin Dublin & Antony Fangary

Quiet Lightning / literary mixtape curated by Kevin Dublin & Antony Fangary

Quiet Lightning presents their 140th show, curated by Kevin Dublin & Antony Fangary and held virtually on Monday, May 3, 2021, with readings/performance by (in the following order): Rohan…

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Matthew Clark Davison on the Desire to Know and Be Known

Matthew Clark Davison on the Desire to Know and Be Known

An interview with Matthew Clark Davison from The Write Stuff series: Matthew Clark Davison‘s debut novel, Doubting Thomas, will be published in Summer 2021 by Amble Press. He…

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Better Ancestors: Kai Sugioka-Stone, Amanda Muñiz, Isabelle Khoo-Miller, Arlene Biala & Melissa Merin

Better Ancestors: Kai Sugioka-Stone, Amanda Muñiz, Isabelle Khoo-Miller, Arlene Biala & Melissa Merin

Quiet Lightning hosted the second Better Ancestors, a quarterly series showcasing writers of color, with a virtual event on Monday, April 5, 2021. Hosted by Rhea Dhanbhoora and featuring,…

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