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Forwarded: Valancourt Press and the future focus of Gothic Funk Press

Get the lowdown here: Valancourt Press and the future focus of Gothic Funk Press.… Read the rest

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Announcing the Flint Literary Festival!

First-ever Flint Literary Festival prepares to take ‘Flight’
For Immediate Release
 
FLINT, Mich., May 26, 2017 – The inaugural Flint Literary Festival will be July 21-22 and feature several noted authors with Flint roots who have achieved critical and commercial success with their writing.Read the rest
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December 2016 Pseudo-Tour

The poster from the very first Tuesday Funk reading, on April 1st, 2008.  That reading was organized by Hallie Palladino, Reinhardt Suarez, and myself.  Next week, the 100th Tuesday Funk reading will take place, hosted by Andrew Huff and Eden Robbins.  We will be joined by William Shunn, and so the readers this month will be all of the hosts of Tuesday Funk over the years.

The poster from the very first Tuesday Funk reading, on April 1st, 2008. That reading was organized by Hallie Palladino, Reinhardt Suarez, and myself. Next week, the 100th Tuesday Funk reading will take place, hosted by Andrew Huff and Eden Robbins.

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The Flint Water Crisis

 

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This has been a momentous month for all of the wrong reasons…

For almost two years, a growing chorus of parents, children, scientists, and everyday people in my city have been complaining that our water was dirty, unclean, unsafe, and undrinkable.  … Read the rest

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#FlintLivesMatter. Please Consider Making a Donation.

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Thank you to everyone for your thoughtful posts and comments over the last week.

But… and here’s the rub… while the thoughts and prayers are very much appreciated, what we really need is money. A lot of money.

While the state government is most culpable in this crisis (albeit abetted by some actors on the local and federal level) their commitment to fix the problem has been slow and, so far, insufficient.… Read the rest

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