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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Corey Ruzicano on Being in Community with People of All Kinds of Perspectives

Corey Ruzicano on Being in Community with People of All Kinds of Perspectives

An interview with Corey Ruzicano from The Write Stuff series: Corey Ruzicano (she/her/hers) is a writer and educator from the San Francisco Bay Area. Whether writing, producing, or teaching…

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Hazel White on Articulating Something with Enough Registers that Language Becomes an Event

Hazel White on Articulating Something with Enough Registers that Language Becomes an Event

An interview with Hazel White from The Write Stuff series: Hazel White is the author of Vigilance Is No Orchard (Nightboat 2018), which was a finalist for the National Poetry Series, Fence…

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Chun Yu on Being Completely at Ease, Loving Others and Yourself

Chun Yu on Being Completely at Ease, Loving Others and Yourself

An interview with Chun Yu from The Write Stuff series: Chun Yu is an award-winning, bilingual poet, graphic novelist, scientist, and translator. She is the author of Little Green: Growing…

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Ori Gutin, courtesy of the author

Ori Gutin on Having a Sense that What You Do Every Day Has Some Greater Meaning than Just Your Own Human Existence

An interview with Ori Gutin from The Write Stuff series: Ori Gutin is an up and coming picture book author who just released his debut title, The Butterfly Who Flew…

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