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Meet a Visiting Author: Claire Dederer

Seattle-area writer and critic Claire Dederer won national attention with her acclaimed and best-selling 2012 memoir Poser: My Life in Twenty-three Yoga Poses. Her new memoir, Love and Trouble: A Midlife Reckoning, publishes in May. Dederer will speak at Mineral School on Thursday, September 20th at 7:30 PM. Fiction author and super-volunteer Kait Heacock conducted this interview. Thanks, Kait…

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Meet a Resident: Daemond Arrindell

A Mineral School resident in August 2016, Daemond Arrindell is a Seattle poet, performer, and writing teacher. He is on the faculty of the Washington State Teaching Artist Training Lab, and is a writer-in-residence with Seattle Arts and Lectures’ Writers in the Schools program. Author Kait Heacock conducted this interview. What inspires you? What inspiration…

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Meet a Resident: Karen McInturff

Mineral School’s first-ever visual artist resident, Karen McInturff, attended in August 2016. Based in Centralia, Washington, she works with fiber and also knits, weaves, spins wool, and sews. She has also been involved as both an organizer and presenting artist in ArtTrails of Southwest Washington, an open-studios festival held in Lewis County every September. Author Kait Heacock…

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