Posts Tagged: Molly Crabapple

Notable Portland: 5/17–5/23

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Literary events and readings in and around Portland this week!

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Notable Los Angeles: 5/14–5/20

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Literary events and readings in and around L.A. this week!

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Notable NYC: 7/8–7/14

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Sunday 7/9: Rachel Lyon, Gordon Harber, Chanice Hughes-Greenberg, and host Madeline Stevens join Sundays at Erv’s. Erv’s, 6 p.m., free. Monday 7/10: Jami Attenberg, Nicole Dennis-Benn, Courtney Maum, Elizabeth Crane, Paul Lynch, and Chiwan Choi join the Franklin Park reading series. Franklin Park, 8 p.m., free. Madeleine Mermall, Camonghne Felix, Mia Kang, Rachel Kang, Jeffery […]

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Don’t Miss Dark Nights, Bright Words, Tonight!

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Our BKBF Bookend Event, Dark Nights, Bright Words, is tonight! If you haven’t purchased your ticket, today is the day! With readings by: Molly Crabapple, Stephanie Danler, Eliah Eason, Yahdon Israel, Morgan Jerkins, and Matthew Yeager! Music, mingling, and dancing to follow, with Health Klub spinning the tunes! Featuring original artwork from Carolanne Leslie on display throughout the venue! […]

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Dark Nights, Bright Words Is Almost Here!

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Our BKBF Bookend Event, Dark Nights, Bright Words, is on Friday! If you haven’t purchased your ticket, what are you waiting for? With readings by: Molly Crabapple, Stephanie Danler, Eliah Eason, Yahdon Israel, Morgan Jerkins, and Matthew Yeager! Music, mingling, and dancing to follow, with Health Klub spinning the tunes! Featuring original artwork from Carolanne Leslie on display throughout the venue! This […]

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Don’t Miss DARK NIGHTS, BRIGHT WORDS!

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Our BKBF Bookend Event, Dark Nights, Bright Words, is now only two weeks away! If you haven’t purchased your ticket, today is the day! With readings by: Molly Crabapple, Stephanie Danler, Eliah Eason, Yahdon Israel, Morgan Jerkins, and Matthew Yeager! Music, mingling, and dancing to follow, with Health Klub spinning the tunes! Featuring original artwork from Carolanne Leslie on display […]

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The Read Along: Omar Musa

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In the second installment of The Read Along, Omar Musa shares how airplane delays can lead to productive reading sessions and how easy it is to get sucked into Internet wormholes about geodesic domes.

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All Perspectives Are Personal

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Sarah Galo interviewed Molly Crabapple for Guernica. They talked about race, violence, innocence, and narrative voice: Lately, I haven’t been putting myself into my work that much, because I’ve just found the stories of the people I’m talking to much more interesting than my reactions to them. But I also think that, for what I […]

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Art as a Tool for Action

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Over at NPR, Molly Crabapple discusses her new memoir Drawing Blood, her involvement in Occupy Wall Street, and how she became a political artist: …for a long time I felt like going to protests was the same as—you know, when people go to church but they don’t really believe in God? But they think, oh, better […]

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The Escape Hatch

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Molly Crabapple writes about her time as a “professional naked girl,” reflecting on the complicated relationship between beauty and power. “…I was doing my best to escape the trajectory of art school-retail-professional failure that, as a broke student at a bad school, I was marked out for. I wanted to make money fast, shove it into […]

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