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Better Ancestors 7: TJ Sykes, SevanKelee Boult, Hilary Cruz Mejia & Meilani Clay

Better Ancestors 7: TJ Sykes, SevanKelee Boult, Hilary Cruz Mejia & Meilani Clay

Quiet Lightning presents the seventh Better Ancestors, a quarterly series showcasing writers of color, in Oakland’s Mosswood Park on Monday, July 4, 2022. Hosted by Kelechi Ubozoh and…

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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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