Memoir Mixtapes Vol.6, Track 7

Wannabe by Em Mitchell

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Em Mitchell is a writer from the North of England, and has published previously in several online and print medias under other names. S/he is currently working on an ‘imaginative memoir’, The Cantor Book, about deceased mentor and poet Eric Cantor, and a collaborative interdisciplinary work about the role of mental illness in cult leadership, Real Magic, with their partner, poet Scout Bolton.

Memoir Mixtapes Vol.6, Track 6

Fossiling by Amy Alexander

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Amy Alexander is a writer, visual artist, and homeschooling mother living in Baton Rouge with her husband and two kids. Her work has appeared most recently in The Coil, Cease, Cows, Mojave Heart Review, The Remembered Arts, and Mooky Chick. Follow her on Twitter @iriemom.

Memoir Mixtapes Vol.6, Track 5

Someone Else by Kevin D. Woodall

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Currently freezing in the chill of an early autumn, Kevin D. Woodall is one of the co-editors of Memoir Mixtapes. In addition to having appeared in previous volumes of MM, his violent and murdery short story “Let Me Love and Steal” was published in Issue 3 of Moonchild Magazine. Follow him on Twitter for hot tweets about excessive coffee consumption, awful writing examples he finds at work, and .gifs from the movie Drive.

Memoir Mixtapes Vol.6, Track 4

Cant’ Stop by Sarah Layden

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Sarah Layden is the author of a flash fiction chapbook, The Story I Tell Myself About Myself (Sonder Press), and the novel Trip Through Your Wires (Engine Books). Her fiction, poems, and essays have appeared in Boston Review, Booth, Reed Magazine, Juked, Salon, Ladies’ Home Journal, and elsewhere. She teaches creative writing at IUPUI.

Memoir Mixtapes Vol.6, Track 3

On Hearing Liz Phair’s “Flower” for the First Time by Megan Pillow Davis

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Megan Pillow Davis is a graduate of the University of Iowa Writers’ Workshop in fiction and is currently a doctoral candidate in the University of Kentucky’s English Department. Her work has appeared, among other places, in Brain, Child Magazine; Still: The Journal; and The Huffington Post. She has received fellowships from Pen Parentis and the Martha’s Vineyard Institute of Creative Writing and recently completed a residency with the Ragdale Foundation. She is currently at work on her dissertation and a novel.

Memoir Mixtapes Vol.6, Track 2

Elegy featuring “Louisiana Saturday Night” and The Weathervane Theater by Brianna Pike

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Brianna Pike is an Associate Professor of English at Ivy Tech Community College. Her poems have appeared in So to Speak, Connotation Press, Glassworks, Gravel, Heron Tree, and Mojave River Review among others and she currently serves as an Editorial Assistant for the Indianapolis Review​. She lives in Indianapolis with her husband & son.

Memoir Mixtapes Vol.6, Track 1

“Follow Me” Through the Years by Sam Frost

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Sam Frost lives in Los Angeles and spends most of her time binge drinking green tea. She mostly writes flash nonfiction, and it almost always starts in the notes section of her phone. Find her on Twitter @sammfrostt