Patrick Earl Ryan on Seeing Yourself Not Only as a Victim, but as a Perpetrator of Harm and Hurt, Too

Patrick Earl Ryan on Seeing Yourself Not Only as a Victim, but as a Perpetrator of Harm and Hurt, Too

An interview with Patrick Earl Ryan from The Write Stuff series: Patrick Earl Ryan was born and raised in New Orleans and lives in San Francisco. He is the…

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Brian Lucas on Unlocking a Secret Code to a Bountiful and Utopian “Nowhere”

Brian Lucas on Unlocking a Secret Code to a Bountiful and Utopian “Nowhere”

An interview with Brian Lucas from The Write Stuff series: Brian Lucas lives in Oakland, CA. His most recent book is Now Land (ink drawings with an accompanying CD of music),…

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Nicholas James Whittington on Finding Time and Space to Visit that Place Called Poetry

Nicholas James Whittington on Finding Time and Space to Visit that Place Called Poetry

An interview with Nicholas James Whittington from The Write Stuff series: Nicholas James Whittington is a poet, scholar, educator, editor, printer, publisher and father living in Oakland, CA since…

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Jennifer Hasegawa

Jennifer Hasegawa on the Light Shining Out from Our Navels

An interview with Jennifer Hasegawa from The Write Stuff series: Jennifer Hasegawa is a Pushcart Prize-nominated poet who has sold funeral insurance door-to-door and had her suitcase stolen from…

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Patrick James Dunagan on Happenings without any Expectation or Presumption of Reward

An interview with Patrick James Dunagan from The Write Stuff series: Patrick James Dunagan lives in San Francisco and works at Gleeson Library for the University of San Francisco….

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Mary Ladd on Holding Found Items at Arms Length

An interview with Mary Ladd from The Write Stuff series: Mary Ladd’s The Wig Diaries is an irreverent cancer book that pokes fun at diagnosis, treatment, medical bills and beyond. It is…

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Ploi Pirapokin on Grieving for Your Ego’s Death & Shedding the Ideals of What You Are

An interview with Ploi Pirapokin from The Write Stuff series: Ploi Pirapokin is an extraordinary alien born in Thailand and raised in Hong Kong. She is the Nonfiction Editor…

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Allison Landa

Allison Landa on Loving Your Life Not in Spite of the Difficulties but Because of Them

An interview with Allison Landa from The Write Stuff series: Allison Landa is a Berkeley, CA-based fiction and memoir writer who earned an MFA in creative writing from St….

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Matt Leibel on Reading Eclectically, Recklessly, Idiosyncratically

An interview with Matt Leibel from The Write Stuff series: Matt Leibel’s short fiction has been published in Electric Literature, Portland Review, Carolina Quarterly, DIAGRAM, Wigleaf, and Sparkle &…

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Marina Lazzara on Remembering Your Dreams

An interview with Marina Lazzara from The Write Stuff series: Marina Lazzara received an MA in Poetics from New College of California and has published in various literary magazines…

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