Memoir Mixtapes Vol.7, Track 16

An Education by Marina Blitshteyn

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About the author:
Marina Blitshteyn is mostly a poet and the author of Two Hunters, forthcoming from Argos Books with a CLMP Face-Out grant. Prior chapbooks include Russian for Lovers, $kill$, and Nothing Personal. She is working on a book about Radiohead.

Memoir Mixtapes Vol.7, Track 14

On Figuring Myself Out, and Mac Miller by Prem Sylvester

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About the author:
Prem Sylvester writes about any ideas his brain catches a whiff of and decides it’s qualified to opine on. Sometimes people read these things. He hopes to have his words leave their traces in the minds of those who do.

Memoir Mixtapes Vol.7, Track 13

All We Ever Wanted Was Everything—For Russ 1966-1990— by L Mari Harris

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About the author:
L Mari Harris lives in Nebraska, where cattle outnumber people 4 to 1. She’s ok with that. Follow her @LMariHarris.

Memoir Mixtapes Vol.7, Track 12

Rust Belt Blues by Lauren Parker

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About the author:
Lauren Parker is a writer based in Oakland. She is a graduate of Hiram College’s Creative Writing program. She has written for the Toast, the Tusk, Ravishly, The Bold Italic, Harlot Magazine, Hoodline, and plain china. She’s the winner of the Summer of Love essay contest in the Daily Californian, the Vachel Lindsay poetry prize, and a was featured in Bennington College’s Best Undergraduate Writing series in 2012. Follow her on Twitter @laurenink

Memoir Mixtapes Vol.7, Track 11

indelible in the hippocampus by C. Kubasta

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About the author:
C. Kubasta writes poetry, fiction & hybrid forms. Her most recent books are the poetry collection Of Covenants (Whitepoint Press), the novella Girling (Brain Mill), and the just-released novel This Business of the Flesh (Apprentice House). For each major publication, she gets a new tattoo; someday she hopes to be completely sleeved – a labyrinth of signifiers. Follow her @CKubastathePoet

Memoir Mixtapes Vol.7, Track 10

Playground Love by Scout Bolton

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About the author:
Scout Bolton is a poet, psychology student and features writer living in the North of England with their husband and tiny son. They are the author of two full collections of poetry: Softcore Cloudstep (79Rat Press, 2013) and Wild Heather (Civil Coping Mechanisms, 2016), and currently working on a novel about a person who eats the same sandwich every day for two months. They’ve never been so exhausted, or so content.

Memoir Mixtapes Vol.7, Track 9

Teenage Wildlife by Jessica Berger

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About the author:
Jessica Berger is a Chicago-based writer, PhD, and fiction editor of both Grimoire Magazine and Always Crashing Magazine. My work has been featured or is forthcoming in Ninth Letter, Barrelhouse, Pank, trnsfr, Gamut, The Spectacle, Maudlin House, Dream Pop, Nat. Brut, and elsewhere.

Memoir Mixtapes Vol.7, Track 8

On Discovering Explosions in the Sky During My Freshman Year of College by Stephen Briseño

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About the author:
Stephen Briseño’s writing first appeared in Memoir Mixtapes. Since then, his poems have appeared in Glass: A Journal of PoetryL’Éphémère Review, formercactus, Barren Magazine, and Rabid Oak. He lives in San Antonio with his wife and daughter, teaches middle school English, and drinks far too much coffee. Follow him on Twitter: @stephen_briseno

Memoir Mixtapes Vol.7, Track 5

Don’t Change Your Plans by Levi Andrew Noe

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About the author:
Levi Andrew Noe was born and raised in Denver, CO. He is a writer, wanderer, yogi, entrepreneur, and amateur oneironaut. His flash fiction collection Rain Check was published in August 2016 from Truth Serum Press. His flash fiction, short stories, creative non-fiction and works of poetry can be found in Connotation Press, Boston Literary Magazine, Bartleby Snopes and Literary Orphans, among many others. Levi is the editor in chief and founder of the podcast Rocky Mountain Revival Audio Art Journal.

Twitter: @LeviAndrewNoe, @RockyMtnRevival

http://leviandrewnoe.com