Memoir Mixtapes Vol.11, B-Side 11

Rear View Mirrors by Steve Merino

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About the author:
Steve Merino is a Zamboni driver, a meat raffle host, an essayist, and poet living in Saint Paul, MN. He holds an MFA from Hamline University and edits poetry for Red Bird Chapbooks. His work has appeared in Oyster River Pages and Shark Reef.

Memoir Mixtapes Vol.11, B-Side 10

Rain Dogs in November by Ethan Milner

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About the author:
Ethan Milner is a writer and a Clinical Social Worker in Oregon, practicing psychotherapy at a school for youth with special needs. His work has most recently appeared in Cotton Xenomorph, The Scores, and Five: 2: One. His poetry has also recently appeared in the anthologies “No Tender Fences: An Anthology of Immigrant & First-Generation American Poetry to Benefit RAICES-TEXAS,” and “Spectral Lines: Poems About Scientists.” He can be found on Twitter @confident_memes and at ethanwritten.com.

Memoir Mixtapes Vol.11, B-Side 08

All That I Can See by Molly McCarron

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About the author:
Molly McCarron lives in Toronto. Her work has appeared in Minola Review and Hinterland. She loves writing about music and how it connects us to memories.

Memoir Mixtapes Vol.11, B-Side 06

Birds and Ships by Jenn McManus-Goode

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About the author:
Jenn McManus-Goode is a writer, public relations professional, slow fat athlete, mix-tape junkie, and all-around feminist killjoy. She lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts with her husband and children.

Memoir Mixtapes Vol.11, B-Side 05

Take Me Home, Country Roads by Beth Kanter

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About the author:
Beth Kanter’s essays and articles have appeared in a range of national newspapers, magazines, and online publications including the Chicago Tribune, Parents, McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, Paste, The Kitchn, Kiwi, American Baby, Curbed, and Shape. Her latest book No Access DC was recently released from Globe Pequot Press and is her sixth book about Washington, DC. Her other books include Great Food Finds and Washington DC’s Chef Table. Beth also earned her MSJ from Northwestern’s Medill School of Journalism and, when not writing, leads narrative writing workshops.

Memoir Mixtapes Vol.11, B-Side 04

Sonnet from the Bar by Karla Linn Merrifield

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About the author:
Karla Linn Merrifield, a nine-time Pushcart-Prize nominee and National Park Artist-in-Residence, has had 700+ poems appear in dozens of journals and anthologies. She has 14 books to her credit. Following her 2018 Psyche’s Scroll (Poetry Box Select) is the newly released full-length book Athabaskan Fractal: Poems of the Far North from Cirque Press. Her Godwit: Poems of Canada (FootHills Publishing) received the Eiseman Award for Poetry. She is a frequent contributor to The Songs of Eretz Poetry Review, and assistant editor and poetry book reviewer emerita for The Centrifugal Eye.

Memoir Mixtapes Vol.11, B-Side 03

That Trick Play by Katie Runde

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About the author:
Katie Runde has had work in Pithead Chapel, Storyscape, Bello Collective, and LA Review of Books, and is forthcoming in both Crack the Spine and a Bruce Springsteen-inspired anthology. She has an MFA from Warren Wilson College, and lives in Iowa City.

Memoir Mixtapes Vol.11, B-Side 02

i adapt to the unknown/ under wandering stars i’ve grown/ by myself but not alone by Ashley Miranda

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About the author:
Ashley Miranda is a latinx poet from Chicago. Their work has been previously featured by the Cotton Xenomorph, Memoir Mixtapes, Witch Craft Mag, MAKE magazine, and other publications. You can get a copy of their recent chapbook, dolores in spanish is pain, dolores in lolita is a girl, from Glass Poetry Press. Ashley tweets far too much and would love to be your friend on Twitter (@dustwhispers).