Memoir Mixtapes Vol.7, B-Sides

The Outcast Loser™ and The Popular Boy™ by Emily Townsend

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Emily Townsend is a graduate student in English at Stephen F. Austin State University. Her works have appeared or are forthcoming in Superstition Review, cream city review, Thoughtful Dog, Noble / Gas Qtrly, Santa Clara Review, cahoodaloodaling, Watershed Review, The Coachella Review, The Coil and others. A 2017 AWP Intro Journals Award nominee, she is currently working on a collection of essays in Nacogdoches, Texas.

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Memoir Mixtapes Vol.7, B-Sides

Guided by Guided by Voices by Marc Lazar

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About the author:
Marc Lazar recently moved to the LA area from Chicago to work with college students with disabilities. He is also a storyteller and musician, who has performed in an a cappella punk band and played the triangle in a community orchestra. He is a fan of books, TV shows, and music about outsiders and misfits (including The Misfits), and recently discovered the joys of vegan elote pizza (it’s better than it sounds, but kind of messy!)

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Memoir Mixtapes Vol.7, B-Sides

Avril Lavigne Battles the Girls of 4 A-L by Libby Cudmore

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Libby Cudmore is the author of the novel The Big Rewind (William Morrow 2016). Her work has been published in stories and essays have appeared in The Big Click, the Stoneslide Corrective, PANK, Vinyl Me Please, Albumism The Writer magazine and the anthologies HANZAI JAPAN, WELCOME HOME and MIXED UP.

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Memoir Mixtapes Vol.7, B-Sides

Rock ‘N Roll is Here to Stay by Mary J. Breen

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Mary J. Breen lives in Peterborough, Canada. Her fiction and nonfiction have appeared in national newspapers, essay collections, travel magazines, health journals, and literary magazines, and she was a regular contributor to The Toast. She has been an ESL and literacy teacher in Canada and overseas, a health worker, and a writer and editor. Now, among other things, she teaches memoir classes while trying to complete her memoir.

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Memoir Mixtapes Vol.7, B-Sides

On “Ghost Town” by The Specials by Adam Sear

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Adam Sear lives in Northamptonshire, England and writes things. He has had pieces published by several online journals. He keeps getting brilliant ideas for novels, then forgetting to write them down. He likes jokes, Dr Martens shoes and pickled onion flavoured crisps. Twitter: @Q_V_B_M

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Memoir Mixtapes Vol.7, Track 21

See You in September
After “Wild Sage” by The Mountain Goats
by Katie Darby Mullins

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About the author:
Katie Darby Mullins teaches creative writing at the University of Evansville. In addition to being nominated for the Pushcart Prize twice and Best of the Net three times and being the associate editor of metrical poetry journal Measure, she’s been published or has work forthcoming in journals like The Rumpus, Iron Horse, Hawaii Pacific Review, BOAAT Press, Harpur Palate, Prime Number, Big Lucks, Pithead Chapel, and she was a semifinalist in the Ropewalk Press Fiction Chapbook competition and in the Casey Shay Press poetry chapbook competition.

 

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Memoir Mixtapes Vol.7, Track 20

Just a Girl by Elizabeth Ditty

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Elizabeth Ditty lives in Kansas City, where she is attempting to raise two children with good hearts and strong minds with the help of their father and Daniel Tiger. More of her creative nonfiction work can be found in Issue 12 of L’Éphémère Review, and her set of children’s stories, “My Sister the Werewolf,” is available in the Bedtime Stories app. Her family often debates whether she loves coffee or wine more, as if she could ever choose between them.

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Memoir Mixtapes Vol.7, Track 19

An Unexpected Education by Juliette van der Molen

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Juliette van der Molen is a writer and poet living in the Greater NYC area. She writes completely unladylike erotica and other sundry things. Her work has also appeared in Rose Quartz Journal, Burning House Press, Memoir Mixtapes, Zathom and several publications on Medium. You can find more of her writing at Medium and connect with her on Twitter @j_vandermolen. Her debut chapbook, Death Library: The Exquisite Corpse Collection, was published in August 2018 by Moonchild Magazine.

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Memoir Mixtapes Vol.7, Track 18

When this world is trying its hardest by K Weber

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K Weber writes poems, creates layers of sound, makes arts with dots, and has a decent record collection in Dayton, Ohio. She has self-published 4 books of poetry online since 2003 that are each offered in a PDF layout version and an audiobook. Free. More of this at http://kweberandherwords.wordpress.com

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Memoir Mixtapes Vol.7, Track 17

The Heroes We Thought We Had to Be by Adam McCulloch

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Adam McCulloch is an award-winning fiction writer and NATJA award-winning journalist whose work has appeared in Travel + Leisure, The Australian, Men’s Health, Reader’s Digest, Lonely Planet among others. His poetry and fiction has been published by Easy Street and anthologies by Coffin Bell and Electric Literature. He recently won the First Pages Prize at the Stockholm Writers Festival for his unfinished novel The Silver Trail.

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