Memoir Mixtapes Vol.10, B-Sides

Resilience, etc. by Katie Krzaczek

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About the author:
Katie Krzaczek is a freelance journalist originally from Philadelphia, now based in New York City. She would die for three things: dogs, Gritty, and Alex Trebek.

 

Memoir Mixtapes Vol.10, B-Sides

In the sun stream by Olive Andrews

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About the author:
Olive Andrews is from Ottawa, ON and is a Creative Writing undergrad at Concordia University. They are the 2018 winner of the Gabriel Safdie award in poetry. Their work has been published or is forthcoming in Plasma Dolphin, The Veg, Metatron #Micrometa, Dreamers Creative Writing, PRISM international, and more. They live in Montreal, QC.

Memoir Mixtapes Vol.10, B-Sides

Gunpowder and Sky (after Aimee Mann) by E. Kristin Anderson

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About the author:
E. Kristin Anderson is a poet and glitter enthusiast living mostly at a Starbucks somewhere in Austin, Texas. A Connecticut College alumna with a B.A. in classical studies, Kristin’s work has appeared in many magazines and anthologies, including The Texas Review, The Pinch, Barrelhouse Online, Puerto del Sol, and FreezeRay Poetry. She is the editor of Come as You Are, an anthology of writing on 90s pop culture (Anomalous Press) and is the author of nine chapbooks of poetry including Pray Pray Pray: Poems I wrote to Prince in the middle of the night (Porkbelly Press), Fire in the Sky (Grey Book Press), 17 seventeen XVII (Grey Book Press), and Behind, All You’ve Got (Semiperfect Press, forthcoming). Kristin is an assistant poetry editor at The Boiler and an editorial assistant at Sugared Water. Once upon a time she worked the night shift at The New Yorker. Find her online at EKristinAnderson.com and on twitter at @ek_anderson.

Memoir Mixtapes Vol.10, B-Sides

If I Buy Her Candy, Will She Know Who I Am? by Harmony Cox

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Harmony Cox is a Midwestern essayist, humorist, and storyteller. She writes about intersections between feminism, pop culture, and personal experience. Her work has appeared in Narratively, Longreads, McSweeneys, Electric Literature, and elsewhere. Her writing has been selected for Narratively’s Top Ten of 2018, Story Club’s Story of the Month, and other honors. She lives in Columbus, Ohio and is a frequent featured performer at local open mics and literary events. She loves dogs, coffee, and writing things for you- yes, especially you.

Memoir Mixtapes Vol.10, Track 13

i haven’t seen endgame yet, but i’ve already read what happens at the end by Matt Mitchell

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Matt Mitchell is a writer from Ohio. His work appears in, or is forthcoming to, publications like BARNHOUSE, Gordon Square Review, Frontier Poetry, Homology Lit, and Glass: A Journal of Poetry, among others. He’d love to talk to you about 1980s pop.

Memoir Mixtapes Vol.10, Track 12

Out of Reaches by Cassandra Caverhill

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Cassandra Caverhill is a poet and freelance editor originally hailing from Windsor, Ontario. Her work has appeared in Great Lakes Review, Typishly, The Louisville Review, and Open Palm Print. An MFA Poetry candidate at Bowling Green State University, Cassandra lives and writes with her husband, Michael, in Ohio. Visit her website at cassandracaverhill.com.

Memoir Mixtapes Vol.10, Track 11

Sometimes I’m Above Water but Mostly I’m at Sea by Marissa Castrigno

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Marissa Castrigno is an essayist living in Brooklyn or North Carolina, depending on when you read this. Her work has appeared in Lavender Review, Bluestockings Magazine, Eater, and on the HuffPo Blog. She is an MFA candidate at UNC Wilmington.

Memoir Mixtapes Vol.10, Track 10

self-portrait of the artist in love as mitski’s be the cowboy with red lipstick & ice (after Kaveh Akbar, after Sara Mae) by Adrienne Novy

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About the author:
Adrienne Novy is a writer, musician, and Bettering American Poetry and Pushcart Prize nominee currently living in Saint Paul, MN. She is the author of trisomy 22 and Crowd Surfing With God (Half Mystic Press, 2018). Her most recent work can be found in ENTROPY’s series The Birds and FlyPaper Magazine, and has previously been published in NAILED Magazine, Rising Phoenix Press, among others. She loves My Chemical Romance and she loves being alive.

Memoir Mixtapes Vol.10, Track 9

On a Maddening Loop by C.C. Russell

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About the author:
C.C. Russell lives in Wyoming with his wife and daughter. His writing has recently appeared in such places as Tahoma Literary Review, Word Riot, Rattle, The Meadow, and The Colorado Review. His short fiction has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize, Best Small Fictions, and Best of the Net. He has held jobs in a wide range of vocations—everything from graveyard shift convenience store clerk to retail management, with stops along the way as dive bar DJ and swimming pool maintenance. He has also lived in New York and Ohio. He can be found on Twitter @c_c_russell.

Memoir Mixtapes Vol.10, Track 8

Wanted by Lisa Fleck Dondiego

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About the author:
Lisa Fleck Dondiego’s poems have appeared in The Westchester Review, Haibun Today, and in several anthologies, including Red Moon Press’s yearly anthology and in the Contemporary Women Writers of the Hudson Valley’s A Slant of Light. She has read locally at Cornelia St. Café and the Hudson Valley Writers’ Center, and has taught in the Learning to See workshop series at the Greenburgh Library in Westchester. Her chapbook, A Sea Change, was published by Finishing Line Press in 2011. She lives in Ossining, NY, with her husband.