MAY
12
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Paleolithic Habits: Interview with Matthew Kennedy

Paleolithic Habits: Interview with Matthew Kennedy
Matthew Kennedy has written four books about film history, and he’s looking for his next idea right now. “I'd rather be in the full heat of manuscript writing,” he says. “But I'm in a fallow period. They happen.” A resident of Oakland, Matthew has written for Turner Classic Movies and the San Francisco Silent Film Festival and spoken at MOMA and UCLA Film and Television Archive. He contributes regularly to Bright Lights Film Journal online. His books include Marie Dressler: A Biography (McFarlan......
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APR
05
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Writing In Bed: Interview with Martha Grover

Writing In Bed: Interview with Martha Grover
Martha Grover believes that loving yourself is a revolutionary act. She’s been publishing her zine, Somnambulist, since 2003 and hosts one of my favorite podcasts about creative process: PDX Darlings. She is a writer, illustrator, and Realtor living in Portland, Oregon, and the author of two memoirs: One More for the People and The End of My Career, which was a finalist for the Oregon Book Awards in Creative Nonfiction. (The judge was Maggie Nelson.) Martha's work appears in The Collagist, The P......
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JAN
08
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All That Trash & Filth: Interview with July Westhale

All That Trash & Filth: Interview with July Westhale
Trailer Trash, July Westhale’s poetry collection about poverty, ravaged landscape, and gender, touches on a fuller, dustier California than Hollywood would have you believe. Her essays have been nominated for Best American Essays as well as the Pushcart prize. She has published a chapbook of her poetry, The Cavalcade (Finishing Line Press) and her children's book,  Occasionally Accurate Science (Nomadic Press) is forthcoming. Westhale says Trailer Trash, her first full-length collection and......
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