JUN
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Like a Queen: Interview with Sameena Azhar

Like a Queen: Interview with Sameena Azhar
“In terms of my own scholarship, it's all boring academic stuff,” Sameena Azhar says, but then she starts unpacking her job as a clinical social worker with monolingual Hindi/Urdu-speaking immigrants and what she’s writing about as a PhD candidate at the School of Social Service Administration at the University of Chicago. Sameena is also a Fellow with both the Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality and the Council on Social Work Education's Minority Fellowship Program. “I am generally int......
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MAY
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Writing as Strip Tease: Interview with Poet Stephanie Barbé Hammer

SG_blog_inspirationI met the poet Stephanie Barbé Hammer at the AWP Conference  last February, where she presented at the "teaching from the stolen purse” panel.  A professor for many years at UC Riverside, she now teaches independently at community colleges and writers’ associations. Last week, I caught up with her to discuss teaching writing, her prose poetry chapbook, Sex With Buildings, and her just-published collection, How Formal?  https://vimeo.com/93323123 Kristy Lin Billuni: Let’s start with your ne......
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