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I am sure this was an honest mistake, but according to Reyna, it was (is?) a trigger. What do you think? Whatever it was, it is a story that needed telling.
A writing exercise turned serious
How do you make your way in this world? I TLA like a diva extraordinaire. But I keep getting asked to explain TLA!
Pearls of wisdom
The beautiful thing about gravitas is that if you embrace it, you can also let it go. “The best and worst moments of your life are just that. Moments. Keep going.” -Yours Truly
have been greatly exacerbated
Literati! Donating to Kristy’s campaign may have just started the ball rolling to save the world. Did you participate?
Our wonderful little bird is spreading her wings. Hope her husband doesn’t mind. We can all see it!
As part of our series interviewing writers, authors and poets in AWwYP, we’d like to highlight Tiffany Vakilian. Read on about her practice of writing (and singing) and about what grounds finding your voice.
I am very into what the body has to say. It communicates just as clearly as a stop sign if you let it. I was in the shower once and as I was shaving I thought, “my violin of an armpit”. It made me laugh to myself.
How do you see your not so celebrated parts? How do you celebrate what is taboo about your body? What does that even mean?
I don’t want to be a dry soul. It’s one of the things that drive me to be more honest, more TLA-transformative, more gravitas… and then Thorn comes and we laugh at how I can take it all too seriously. And then he lets me cry. And then he tells a pun, and we start the cycle again. A Word With You Press lets me be me, and I’m the better for it.