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Meg Elison’s singular, feminist sci-fi

Meg Elison was in her final semester at UC Berkeley, and every single day of RRR Week was an uphill battle against the finals looming ahead. An idea — astounding in its completeness — came to her just before finals week was to begin. On the Friday afternoon after her
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Bay Area Book Fest

Berkeley book festival explores beyond the bookish

You can capture, to some degree, any human experience with the written word. It was only appropriate, then, that the Bay Area Book Festival covered an array of topics that extended far beyond the bookish. On June 4 and 5, white tents lined Allston Way and Milvia St. from 10
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An interview with ‘So Sad Today’ creator, poet Melissa Broder

“I like talking about getting fucked at Whole Foods,” LA-based poet and essayist Melissa Broder confided over the phone. “That’s not normally something I can delve into!” As the Twitter celebrity responsible for @sosadtoday — her rising multimedia project that spans tweets, a biweekly column on Vice and a newly
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