Posts made in August, 2017

My Wobbly Bicycle, 139

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My Wobbly Bicycle, 139

I moderated a panel this week at the Rainier Writing Workshop, the low-residency MFA program where I teach. Five of us prepared our thoughts on what writers can offer in this emergency political situation. Oliver de la Paz listed some practical things. This is from my notes.   Write a love letter to local organizers. Tell them how much you appreciate what they’re doing. Help fundraise as an artist. Donate your art for some event. Offer to contribute your writing; read a poem at a local event or rally, for example. Connect organizers to writers who speak to what they’re trying to do....

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