Memoir Mixtapes Vol.9, Track 7

God Is Noise by Kelsi Long

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About the author:
Kelsi Long is an MFA candidate in Writing & Publishing at Vermont College of Fine Arts. She serves as the associate poetry editor for Mud Season Review, the online literary magazine of the Burlington Writers Workshop. Her work has appeared in Crab Fat Magazine. Born and raised in Denver, Colorado, she now lives in Montpelier, Vermont. Find her on Twitter: @tweetsbykelsi.

Memoir Mixtapes Vol.9, Track 6

I am a Consequence of Bad Decisions by Jackie Haze

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About the author:
Jackie Haze is an MFA candidate whose ultimate dream is to live on the road with her little chihuahuas—Bacchus and Lola—making art. She is a spoken word poet, authored Borderless, and has had work published on Curve and Happy Cow.

Memoir Mixtapes Vol.9, Track 5

To Alanis Morissette, After Reading About Her Postpartum Depression in My Therapist’s Waiting Room by Julia C. Alter

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About the author:
Julia C. Alter is an MFA candidate in Poetry at the Vermont College of Fine Arts. Her poems can be found in, or are forthcoming from Palette Poetry, CALYX, Crab Creek Review, The Boiler, Glass: A Journal of Poetry, and elsewhere. She lives in Burlington, Vermont with her partner and young son. www.alterpoetry.com.

Memoir Mixtapes Vol.9, Track 4

I Used to Be Seventeen by Colleen Rothman

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About the author:
Colleen Rothman’s writing has appeared in The Atlantic, McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, matchbook, Jellyfish Review, Lunch Ticket, Mutha Magazine, and elsewhere. She lives in New Orleans, where she is currently at work on a novel. Find her on Twitter @colleenrothman.

Memoir Mixtapes Vol.9, Track 3

Up, up, up by Sarah Priscus

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About the author:
Sarah Priscus writes in Ottawa, Canada, where she attends the University of Ottawa for English and Theatre. She has been published most recently in Likely Red, Luna Luna Magazine, Rookie Mag, and Atlas and Alice. She can be found on Twitter at @sarahpriscus.

Memoir Mixtapes Vol.9, Track 2

Only a Motion Away, or Why I Flew Cross-Country to Paul Simon’s Last Show in Memory of My Mom by Kate Washington

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About the author:
Kate Washington is a California-based writer and the dining critic for the Sacramento Bee. Her work has appeared in Eater, Avidly, Catapult, Dame, Southwest the Magazine,Sunset, The Bellingham Review, and many other venues. She is currently at work on her first book, a feminist cultural critique and memoir of family caregiving, forthcoming from Beacon Press. Follow her work on Twitter @washingtonkate, at kawashington.com, or via her monthly newsletter, tinyletter.com/alreadytoast.

Memoir Mixtapes Vol.9, Track 1

Sweet Child O’ Mine (as sung by Taken by Trees) by Elizabeth Ditty

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About the author:

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. Her work can be found in Memoir Mixtapes, L’Éphémère Review, and Moonchild Magazine. Additionally, her set of children’s stories, “My Sister the Werewolf,” is available in theBedtime Stories app.