Maliha Masood

August 8, 2022

Maliha Masood is a writer, traveler and activist. Born and raised in Karachi, Pakistan, she has lived in Paris, Rome, Cairo, Damascus and Beirut, while considering Seattle, WA home since 1982. Her forthcoming travelogue, In the Middle of the East: A Muslim-American Woman’s Odyssey from Cairo to Istanbul will be published by Cune Press in […]

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Emily Parzybok

March 3, 2022

Emily Parzybok is a writer, political consultant and teacher from Seattle. She serves as the Executive Director of Balance Our Tax Code advocating for progressive solutions to balance the tax code at the state legislature and on the ballot. She is a writer and an MFA candidate at New York University’s low residency program. Her work […]

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Katharine Strange

March 2, 2022

Katharine Strange specializes in questioning received wisdom with a wink and a smirk. She writes personal essays, short stories, novels, and now, memoir! Her work has appeared in The Seattle Times, The Stranger, OC87 Diaries, Literary Yard, ScaryMommy, and anthology The Pandemic Midlife Crisis: Gen X Women on the Brink. She was a 2021 Mainstage Storyteller for […]

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Erin Langner

March 1, 2022

Erin Langner is an essayist whose work focuses on art, architecture and identity. She is a regular contributor to Hyperallergic and METROPOLIS magazines. Her writing has also appeared or is forthcoming in december, The Offing, The Normal School, Hobart, The Stranger, and ARCADE. She lives in Seattle and works on exhibitions and publications at the Frye […]

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Danielle Hayden

March 1, 2022

Danielle Hayden is a writer from Detroit. Her work has appeared in Seattle magazine, The Dillydoun Review, The Cleveland Review of Books, Ampersand, SELF, and elsewhere. Outside of writing, she finds additional ways to fill her life with words: as a polyglot with an insatiable appetite for learning languages, as an amateur calligrapher, and recently […]

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Anne Liu Kellor

November 24, 2021

Anne Liu Kellor was born in Seattle and now lives in Olympia, WA. Her essays have appeared in Waking Up American: Coming of Age Biculturally (Seal Press) and Thoughts Out of School (Peter Lang Publishing). After graduating from The Evergreen State College in 1999, Anne lived and traveled in China, Tibet, and Southeast Asia for […]

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Jennifer Culkin

November 24, 2021

Jennifer Culkin, RN BSN CCRN, is an essayist and fiction writer. Born in Boston, MA, she graduated from Russell Sage College, Troy, NY, in 1979 and embarked on a bicoastal career in neonatal, pediatric and adult cardiac critical care, high-risk obstetrics and emergency flight nursing. Though long of tooth (and wattle) to be a student […]

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Daniel Tam-Claiborne

May 4, 2021

Daniel Tam-Claiborne is the author of What Never Leaves and a contributor to the literary anthology, While We’re Here. His writing has appeared or is forthcoming in Literary Hub, The Huffington Post, Kitchen Work, The Shanghai Literary Review, and elsewhere. He has received honors and scholarships from the U.S. Fulbright Program, the New York State Summer Writers […]

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Kristie Song

May 4, 2021

Kristie Song is a Chinese American writer, journalist, and illustrator from Southern California. She is a graduate student at UC Berkeley and is usually thinking about lost memories, childhood scraps, and her multilingual upbringing for her stories.

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Paulette Perhach

May 4, 2021

Paulette Perhach is an award-winning writer and writing coach. Her work has been in The New York Times, Slate, Hobart, The Journal, McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, and Vice. She’s best known for writing the globally viral essay A Story of a Fuck Off Fund and for her book, Welcome to the Writer’s Life, which Poets & Writers selected for its list of Best Books for […]

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