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Katie Freeman
Publishing & literary arts consultant. Iowan New Yorker. She/her.
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Katie Freeman 22h
"Joy can also be very subversive. Joy can also be an emotional force that's a form of resistance."
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CantoMundo Dec 1
We offer our deepest love, thoughts and prayers to the friends and family of Miguel Algarin. Founder of Nuyorican Poets Cafe, his work continues to influence and inspire poets, and artists alike, across the diaspora.
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Katie Kitamura Dec 1
I have a new novel out next year, INTIMACIES, from dream publishers and . As ever, much gratitude for pre-orders, which truly make a difference:
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Katie Freeman 22h
ohhh good to know re: UGA! I just got many copies from to give to friends this winter. So very good.
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Katie Freeman 22h
"I'm always starting with a question." on writing essays
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Katie Freeman 22h
HEAVEN by Mieko Kawakami, translated by Sam Bett & David Boyd (May 25). I think Kawakami is a remarkable writer, superb at sharp observation and striking characters (& beautifully translated). She's someone I'll always want to read.
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Katie Freeman 22h
"Who gets to write what stories? When do we get to hear them? Do you have to provide a whole history lesson?"
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Katie Freeman 23h
"The book I was writing was to ask more questions." "I was trying to cut through the bullshit."
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Books & Books Dec 1
Join us on Dec. 3 at 7 PM as and discuss Deesha’s new book THE SECRET LIVES OF CHURCH LADIES. Register here:
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Scott Simon 23h
A very eloquent explanation from on his road to writing, telling his parents, and how he used his artistry to describe sleepwalking:
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Katie Freeman 23h
“I wondered what the essay form allowed and offered.”
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Katie Freeman 23h
Live streaming now! Such a superb group of writers. [And btw, a good day to support the excellent work of ]
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Katie Freeman 24h
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Katie Freeman Dec 1
The arts are foundational for me & I’m grateful I had access to experiencing art-making of so many kinds. Every kid should have such access. Please join me in supporting — or any of the four Katies fundraising!
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Katie Freeman Dec 1
“Han builds the tension in this story slowly, but he builds it with exquisite care, and it’s entirely worth the investment.” “This is an author who understands on a profound level the way past trauma interacts with the pressures of assimilation”
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michelle hart Dec 1
it's my birthday this week (yay?) and tbh it's enough of a gift to see how bright the near future of queer books is (yay!). for , here're 32 truly wonderful reads that'll make the first half of 2021 brighter and maybe a little less lonely
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Katie Freeman Dec 1
The readings and conversation were excellent! And my copy arrived from CFF the next day :)
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Nuyorican Poets Cafe Nov 30
With heavy hearts, we bid farewell to poet&visionary Miguel Algarín, founder of the Nuyorican Poets Cafe.  Miguel was a brilliant poet, an influential professor and leader, and a supportive mentor who inspired and guided generations of artists.
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Katie Freeman Nov 30
Replying to @olivalejandra_
I was re-reading this weekend and wanted to share :)
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Katie Freeman Nov 30
"O'Donnell, an Irish novelist who makes his U.S. debut with The House on Vesper Sands [], brings his story's humor and darker themes into richly rewarding alignment."
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