Memoir Mixtapes Vol.8, Track 10

Modern Mary by Tyler Anne Whichard

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Tyler Anne is a writer studying at UNCW. She is the fiction editor for semicolon literary journal, a K-Pop stan on antidepressants, and an advocate of radical kindness. Her work has appeared in Spelk, rkvry, and Atlantis: A Creative Magazine. Follow her on social media @tylerawhichard.

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Memoir Mixtapes Vol.8, Track 9

January 2003 by Emily Costa

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Emily Costa teaches freshmen at Southern Connecticut State University, where she received her MFA. Her writing can be found in Hobart, Barrelhouse, The RS 500, McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, and elsewhere.

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Memoir Mixtapes Vol.8, Track 8

On “The Holly and the Ivy” by George Winston by Keef

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Keef lives, writes, and listens to lots of music in Austin, TX, although he doesn’t listen to very much sad music anymore. He’s been published in Cabinet of Heed and Five on the Fifth, and has put a series of horrible little fables on the web at horriblelittlefables.com. He’s also on twitter@keefdotorg.

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Memoir Mixtapes Vol.8, Track 7

Chic Cheer by Patrick Williams

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Patrick Williams is a poet and academic librarian living in Central New York. His recent work appears or is forthcoming in publications including Vinyl, Bennington Review, Nine Mile Magazine, and Posit. His chapbook Hygiene in Reading (Publishing Genius, 2016) was awarded the 2015 Chris Toll Memorial Prize. He edits Really System, a journal of poetry and extensible poetics and is the hands behind typewriter.city. Find him at patrickwilliamsintext.com and on Twitter @activitystory.

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Memoir Mixtapes Vol.8, Track 6

A Toast to Innocence by Erin Cork

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Erin Cork lives in Missoula, MT. She writes and hikes in the mornings with her two rescue mutts. She works the swing shift as a train dispatcher, drinks a lot of coffee and uses foul language. Her work has been featured in X-R-A-Y Lit, Hypnopomp, Image OutWrite and Memoir Mixtapes. She has other pieces about to drop elsewhere. She is working on another draft of her first novel and an essay collection.

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Memoir Mixtapes Vol.8, Track 5

On Marianne Faithfull: Diary of a Lesbian Spinster in Winter by Tanya Pearson

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Tanya Pearson is a Ph.D. Student, Oral Historian, and Director of the Women of Rock Oral History Project, a collection of digital interviews and written transcripts documenting the lives and careers of women-identified rock musicians. She is a proponent of lesbiansim, aging, vegetarianism, senior dog adoption, and Joan Didion. When she's not working she enjoys rock climbing, playing in bands, and watching The Golden Girls with her dog, Andrew. Her work has been published in Bust Magazine and “I’ve Got My Equalizer”: An Oral History of Rock Music will be published by University of Massachusetts Press in 2021. Follow Women Of Rock Oral History Project on Twitter, Instagram @womenofrockohp or visit www.womenofrock.org

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Memoir Mixtapes Vol.8, Track 4

Coyote Tracks (After Chris Porterfield) by Oak Ayling

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Oak Ayling is an English poet whose work, both current & forthcoming, can be found in the Literary Magazines; Anti Heroin Chic, From Whispers to Roars, Foxglove Journal, Drunk Monkeys, Furious Gazelle & in print anthologies ‘For the Silent’ from Indigo Dreams Publishing & ‘Light Through the Mist’ from author Helen Cox.

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Memoir Mixtapes Vol.8, Track 3

“Something On” by The Tragically Hip: A Canadian Winter Road Trip Fairy Tale by Amy Spurway

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Amy Spurway is a writer based in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. She holds a Bachelor of Artsfrom the University of New Brunswick, and a degree in Radio and Television Arts from Ryerson University in Toronto. She has been married to the guyfor 18 years, despite the fact that ten years ago, he revealeda deep, dark secret: hedoesn’t really like the Tragically Hip. She still dances around their house blasting Something On,but does so clean and sober and always in weather-appropriate clothing in order to be a good role model for their three kids. Amy’s debut novel, Crow,is being released by GooseLane Editions in March 2019.

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Memoir Mixtapes Vol.8, Track 2

That Weekend We Listened to The Cliks on a Loft Bed by Alex Clark

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Alex Clark is a trans-masculine essayist, poet, performer, and visual artist who lives in Marquette, Michigan. His non-fiction image/text hybrid, A Fractured Atlas, was selected as runner up in Booth’s 2018 non-fiction pop-up contest. His work also received an honorable mention in Storm Cellar’s 2016 Force Majeure flash contest, and was selected for Crab Fat Magazine’s Best of Year Four Anthology (print). Other essays and poetry can be found or are forthcoming in Booth (print and online), Crab Fat online, Awkward Mermaid, Foliate Oak, and Barking Sycamores.

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Memoir Mixtapes Vol.8, Track 1

On “Almaz Men Eda New” by Mahfoud Ahmed by Margarita Serafimova

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Margarita Serafimova was shortlisted for the Montreal International Poetry Prize 2017, Summer Literary Seminars Poetry Contest 2018 and the University Centre Grimsby International Literary Prize 2018; long-listed for the Erbacce Press Poetry Prize 2018 and the Red Wheelbarrow 2018 Prize, and nominated for Best of the Net 2018. She has three collections in Bulgarian. Her work appears in Agenda Poetry, London Grip, Waxwing, Trafika Europe, European Literature Network, A-Minor, Poetry South, Great Weather for Media, Orbis, Nixes Mate, StepAway, Ink, Sweat and Tears, Mookychick, HeadStuff, Minor Literatures, Writing Disorder, Birds We Piled Loosely, Orbis, Chronogram, Noble/ Gas, Origins, The Journal, miller’s pond, Obra/ Artifact, Blue Mountain Review, Califragile, TAYO, Squawk Back, Guttural, Punch, Tuck, Ginosko, etc. Visit: https://www.facebook.com/MargaritaISerafimova/?ref=aymt_homepage_panel.

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