Memoir Mixtapes Vol.4, B-Sides

Anthem for Dad by Chloë Moloney

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About the author:
Chloë Moloney is a writer from Surrey, UK. She has had a short story collection published with Cha​nnillo, and fiction published with Moonchild Magazine, Occulum, Sick Lit Magazine and more. Chloë is also a reviewer for the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2017 with Ed Fringe Review, and writes biographies for the award-winning news platform ShoutOut UK. Recently, Chloë has written articles for The London Horror Society.

Memoir Mixtapes Vol.4, B-Sides

Everything Could Never Be This Real by E. Kristin Anderson

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About the author:
E. Kristin Anderson is a poet, Starbucks connoisseur, and glitter enthusiast living in Austin, Texas. A Connecticut College graduate with a B.A. in classics, Kristin has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize and Best of the Net. She is the editor of Come as You Are, an anthology of writing on 90s pop culture (Anomalous Press), and Hysteria: Writing the female body (Sable Books, forthcoming). Her writing has been published worldwide in magazines and anthologies and she is the author of eight chapbooks of poetry including A Guide for the Practical Abductee (Red Bird Chapbooks), Pray Pray Pray: Poems I wrote to Prince in the middle of the night (Porkbelly Press), Fire in the Sky (Grey Book Press), We’re Doing Witchcraft (Hermeneutic Chaos Press), and 17 seventeen XVII (Grey Book Press). Kristin is an editor at Red Paint Hill and was formerly a poetry editor at Found Poetry Review. Once upon a time she worked the night shift at The New Yorker. She now works during daylight as a freelance editor and writing coach. She blogs at EKristinAnderson.com and tweets at @ek_anderson.

Memoir Mixtapes Vol.4, B-Sides

The Fool by Dustin Heron

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About the author:
Dustin Heron is a social worker who works with homeless women in California. He writes short stories in his spare time and likes a bit of magic. He holds an MA and MFA from San Francisco State University and his work has appeared most recently in Porridge, Occulum, Ghost Parachute, and Craft Literary,and has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize and Best of the Net. His first book, Paradise Stories, was published by Small Desk Press.

Memoir Mixtapes Vol.4, B-Sides

I Can’t Make You Love Me by Chris Oxley

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About the author:
Chris Oxley is an American writer, filmmaker, musician, and twenty year public broadcasting employee. He lives in Charleston, West Virginia and co-founded Holler Presents with Scott McClanahan, where they have published books, produced short films, and released music by their group Holler Boys.

Memoir Mixtapes Vol.4, Track 35

On “Caledonia” by Dougie MacLean by Neil Clark

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About the author:
Neil Clark is from Edinburgh and took up writing because his parents wanted him to have a reliable back-up plan. His work has been longlisted for the Bath Flash Fiction award and published in various anthologies and online journals. Find him on Twitter @NeilRClark.

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Our Song: Reflections on Cat Stevens’ “Father and Son” by Jack Somers

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About the author:
Jack Somers’ work has appeared in WhiskeyPaper, Jellyfish Review, The Molotov Cocktail, Literary Orphans, and a number of other publications. He lives in Cleveland with his wife and their three children. You can find him on Twitter @jsomers530 or visit him at www.jacksomerswriter.com.

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Bittersweet Symphony (for my unborn son) by Scout H. Bolton

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About the author:
Scout H. Bolton is a writer, editor and critic living in the North of England. They are the author of full length collections Wild Heather (Civil Coping Mechanisms, 2017) and Softcore Cloudstep (79Rat Press. 2013) and several ebooks and have been featured in various online and print medias, mainstream and alternative, as a poet, sometimes artist, sometimes regrettable antagonist. They are now working on an immersive, interdisciplinary project about the role of personality disorders in cult leadership with several collaborators, and being the founding editor of Softboy magazine, an arts and lifestyle magazine celebrating queer, trans and under-privileged masculinity.

Memoir Mixtapes Vol.4, Track 32

Homecoming by Michael Carter

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About the author:
Michael Carter comes from an extended family of farmers in the Northern Rockies, and later apple orchardists in Washington State. Instead of following family agricultural tradition, or remaining trapped in the hometown he ended up in, he hit the road and put himself through college and law school. When he’s not lawyering, he enjoys writing, fishing, and cast-iron cooking. He’s online at michaelcarter.ink and @mcmichaelcarter.

Memoir Mixtapes Vol.4, Track 31

Endless Sandstorm by Meg Elison

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About the author:
Meg Elison is a San Francisco Bay Area author. Her debut novel -The Book of the Unnamed Midwife- won the 2014 Philip K. Dick Award, and was a Tiptree mention that same year. It was republished in 2016 and was on the Best of the Year lists published by Amazon, Publisher’s Weekly, Kirkus, and PBS. She has also published short fiction and essays recently with McSweeney’s, The Establishment, Vice’s Motherboard, and others.

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Unforgiven by Lisa L. Weber

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About the author:
Lisa L. Weber has very strange dreams, cries too easily, and feels too much. Her work has appeared in The San Diego Mesa Visions Magazine, and online at Anti-Heroin Chic and The Ginger Collect. You can follow her on Twitter @LisaLermaWeber