For the full interview, see it on Fiction Advocate.Published on August 5, 2020. — Melissa Valentine was born and raised in Oakland, CA. Her nonfiction has appeared in Guernica, Jezebel, and Apogee among others. Valentine is a graduate of the MFA program at Mills College, and she is
This past month I've been reading a lot about the small businesses closing in and around Harvard Square, such as Black Ink, as outside developers drive up rent to unsustainable rates. Therefore, this month, I'd like to take a moment to remind
For the full interview, see it on Fiction Advocate. Published on June 28, 2019. — Audrey Murray is a redhead from Boston who moved to China and became a standup comedian. The co-founder of Kung Fu Komedy, Audrey was named the funniest person in
Shout out and major THANK YOU to Erin Greene who made this interview possible thanks to her CITYterm connections! For the full interview, see it on Fiction Advocate. Published on May 14, 2019. — Mira Jacob is the author and illustrator of Good Talk: A Memoir in
For the full interview, see it on Fiction Advocate. Published on July 16, 2018. — Diamond J. Sharp is a poet and essayist from Chicago. She has performed at Chicago’s Stage 773 and her work has been featured on Chicago Public Radio. She has been published in the New
For the full interview, see it on Fiction Advocate. Published on April 9, 2018. — Anya Yurchyshyn is the author of My Dead Parents: A Memoir, published by Crown in March 2018. Yurchyshyn received her MFA in fiction writing from Columbia University, and her work has
For the full interview, see it on Fiction Advocate. Published on June 14, 2017. — Mary Mann is the author of Yawn: Adventures in Boredom. Her essays and criticism have appeared in Smithsonian, The New York Times, The Believer, and The Los Angeles Review of Books, among other
Lorimer Street + Powers Street Giant retriever crammed into smallest patch of shade. It's too damn hot.
The Brooklyn-Bound L Train People care more for pit bull than homeless owners: "Does he need water?"
McCarren Park, by Lorimer Street Your owner holds you, her teeth clenching a cup, as she flies on skateboard.