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Better Ancestors 5: Dr. Allison E. Francis, adrienne danyelle oliver, Christine No, Danny Thien Le & Tez de la Tierra

Better Ancestors 5: Dr. Allison E. Francis, adrienne danyelle oliver, Christine No, Danny Thien Le & Tez de la Tierra

Quiet Lightning hosted the fifth Better Ancestors, a quarterly series showcasing writers of color, with a virtual event on Monday, January 5, 2022. Hosted by Rhea Dhanbhoora and…

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Jenny Qi on Prioritizing Who and What You Love

Jenny Qi on Prioritizing Who and What You Love

An interview with Jenny Qi from The Write Stuff series: Jenny Qi is the author of the debut poetry collection Focal Point, winner of the 2020 Steel Toe Books…

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Quiet Lightning / literary mixtape curated by Anna Allen & Sophia Passin

Quiet Lightning / literary mixtape curated by Anna Allen & Sophia Passin

Quiet Lightning presents a literary mixtape curated by Anna Allen & Sophia Passin, held virtually on Monday, November 1, 2021, with readings/performance by (in the following order):…

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