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I’m Doing a workshop at Seattle PubCamp! called The Shape of the Thing

Not only is my col­lec­tion of short sto­ries com­ing out on the 15th of Novem­ber but you can come hear me and Karen talk about Struc­tural Map­ping Tech­niques at Seat­tle Pub­Camp on Novem­ber 15th. As one of my friends, you get $60 off the reg­u­lar ticket price when you use the promo code “friends.” Hope […] Con­tinue read­ing

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Portland, I’m bored…

Port­land, I’m bored with your ter­mi­nal hip­ster­ism, with your ageist youth cul­ture striv­ing for medi­oc­rity, with your mid­dle class intel­lec­tu­al­ism, which is about as deep as the rain pud­dle out­side my door, with your racist cops and your timid activists who think car­ry­ing signs along the side­walk while politely stop­ping for traf­fic is going to […]

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Changes at Elohi Gadugi

After a year of teeth gnash­ing and hand wring­ing, I have come to the con­clu­sion that we need to make some major changes at Elohi Gadugi. As some of you may know, last fall I took on the role of Arts Direc­tor at Mile­post 5, the Port­land arts com­mu­nity where Patty and I live. This […]

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A Radical Mother Breaks the Silence on Financial Violence, Trauma and Being a Rugged Individual

Finan­cially induced trauma has con­sumed my life. It’s taken me a long time to rec­og­nize it, even though I have not been alone in this expe­ri­ence. Since the 2008 eco­nomic col­lapse finan­cially induced trauma has fueled untold per­sonal vio­lence against good peo­ple who have lost jobs, invest­ments, secu­rity, retire­ment, homes and lives. As an artist, […] Con­tinue read­ing

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