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Wendy C. Ortiz is the author of Excavation: A Memoir (Future Tense Books, 2014), Hollywood Notebook (Writ Large Press, 2015), and the forthcoming Bruja (CCM, 2016)....more
Here is something I’ve always believed: Just knowing I am an artist, asserting that identity, is more important than what I produce. It is a victory in itself....more
We’re getting ready to send out our next Letter in the Mail, and it’s from Ben Fama! Ben writes about the release of his 2015 poetry collection, Fantasy, a hot summer spent with a difficult dog as a favor to a friend, an absent partner in Berlin, and the very little writing he’s managed to accomplish given all that....more
July is almost upon us, and it’s time for an update on our Book Club and Poetry Book Club. There are no other book clubs that offers what ours do: books before they’ve been released to the public, a vibrant online community to discuss them with, and a chance to chat online with the author at the end of the month....more