Aaron Qayumi on Letting Go of the Idea that Anything Can Possibly Stop You from Doing Something that You Want To Do

Aaron Qayumi on Letting Go of the Idea that Anything Can Possibly Stop You from Doing Something that You Want To Do

An interview with Aaron Qayumi from The Write Stuff series: Aaron Qayumi is a writer whose work centers around living with and overcoming struggles related to depression,…

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Lubna Safi on Speaking Your Mind and Not Having Language for Every Facet of an Experience

Lubna Safi on Speaking Your Mind and Not Having Language for Every Facet of an Experience

An interview with Lubna Safi from The Write Stuff series: Lubna Safi is a poet, writer, and graduate student residing in California. Her poems and essays have…

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Alec Scott on Reaching Through Time, Grabbing You by the Lapels, and Saying, This is How it Was, This is How it Is

Alec Scott on Reaching Through Time, Grabbing You by the Lapels, and Saying, This is How it Was, This is How it Is

An interview with Alec Scott from The Write Stuff series: Alec Scott is a Canadian writer living in Oakland. A former litigator, he has worked as an…

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Ryann Stevenson on the Mystery and the True Energy of Desire

Ryann Stevenson on the Mystery and the True Energy of Desire

An interview with Ryann Stevenson from The Write Stuff series: Ryann Stevenson’s first book, Human Resources, is the winner of the 2021 Max Ritvo Poetry Prize, selected by…

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Evette Davis courtesy the author

Evette Davis on Self-Expression that Demands Engagement

An interview with Evette Davis from The Write Stuff series: Evette Davis is the author of 48 States and Woman King and Dark Horse, the first two…

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Youssef Alaoui Fdili on Doors and Doors Beyond Doors, Unique Objects Among Unique Objects

Youssef Alaoui Fdili on Doors and Doors Beyond Doors, Unique Objects Among Unique Objects

An interview with Youssef Alaoui Fdili from The Write Stuff series: Youssef Alaoui Fdili is an Arab Latino, born in California. His mother is Colombiana. His father was…

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Caroline M. Mar on Thinking about How Difficult Being a Person is for Everyone

Caroline M. Mar on Thinking about How Difficult Being a Person is for Everyone

An interview with Caroline M. Mar from The Write Stuff series: Caroline Mei-Lin Mar is the great-granddaughter of a railroad laborer and the author of Special Education…

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Abigail Stewart on Pushing Beyond Your Own Juvenilia and Finding Something Unexpected

Abigail Stewart on Pushing Beyond Your Own Juvenilia and Finding Something Unexpected

An interview with Abigail Stewart from The Write Stuff series: Abigail Stewart is a fiction writer from Berkeley, California. Originally from Houston, Texas, she studied Literature at…

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Karla Brundage on Feeling, Movement, and Experiencing the Cycle of Destruction and Creation

Karla Brundage on Feeling, Movement, and Experiencing the Cycle of Destruction and Creation

An interview with Karla Brundage from The Write Stuff series: Karla Brundage is an Oakland poet, editor, essayist, activist with roots in the Bay Area, New York and…

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Chanpreet Singh on Staying Curious and Using Your Imagination Well

Chanpreet Singh on Staying Curious and Using Your Imagination Well

An interview with Chanpreet Singh from The Write Stuff series: Chanpreet Singh is a poet, actor and a writer based in California, USA. He regularly recites his…

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