Includes interviews with Alexis Pauline Gumbs, Johnny Temple, Darryl Lorenzo Wellington, Reyna Grande, Michelle Ruiz Keil, Jisu Kim, Adrian Shirk, Mai'a Williams, Ursula K. LeGuin, and Laura Mazer.
When your dream and creative passion is to write, how do you succeed without selling out or selling yourself short? Ariel Gore has spent her life trying to solve this puzzle, writing and organizing her way towards a creative utopian vision, where storytelling is a form of resistance and writing is an outsider art. In this follow-up to her national bestseller How to Become a Famous Writer Before You’re Dead, Gore offers a lyrical call to literary revolution. Through her own experiences and interviews with other authors, publishers, and agents, she shows you how to chart your own creative path.
SUBJECT: Microcosm Published / Witchy / Creativity / Writing / Publishing
PUBLICATION: Nov 15, 2022
FORMAT: 228 pages, 5x8", paperback
CARTON QTY: 40
Ariel Gore is a journalist, memoirist, novelist, nonfiction author, and teacher. She is the acclaimed author of 10 books and the creator of the zine Hip Mama, winner of the American Alternative Press award. Her anthology Portland Queer won the LAMBDA Literary Award in 2010.
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