The World We Want | Aurora Masum-Javed

The World We Want | Aurora Masum-Javed
May 27, 2020

"What if care rather than economic growth was our greatest priority?"

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Coming to You Live From My Childhood Home | Ashley Sands

Coming to You Live From My Childhood Home | Ashley Sands
May 20, 2020

"I’m FaceTiming with my nudist when I hear tires peel out of the driveway. A few days later, my mother disappears". 

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Interview with Author & Environmentalist John Lane

Interview with Author & Environmentalist John Lane
May 13, 2020

"... if some insight survives out of my work as a poet or writer from this time, it will not come because I took meticulous notes about the data stream coming out of the pandemic."

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Interview with SCPL Children's Assistant Naomi Pickens

Interview with SCPL Children's Assistant Naomi Pickens
May 6, 2020

"The Spartanburg County Public Library website has online resources that are available for children and their families 24/7."

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Journal of a Pandemic Year | Patrick Whitfill

Journal of a Pandemic Year | Patrick Whitfill
April 29, 2020

"Here’s what I think: this isn’t the new normal. Nothing’s normal."

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Interview with Professor Araceli Hernández-Laroche

Interview with Professor Araceli Hernández-Laroche
April 22, 2020

"This pandemic has revealed for all to see that we have many unsung heroes that are absolutely essential, such as health, grocery and farmworkers, and many of them are women and people of color."

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Interview with HUB-BUB Artist-in-Residence Masimba Hwati

Interview with HUB-BUB Artist-in-Residence Masimba Hwati
April 15, 2020

"That's when I realized that the 'Machine' had stopped for real this time."

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Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Pandemic | George Singleton

Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Pandemic | George Singleton
April 8, 2020

"Being cooped up inside a house for a few weeks, with another possible month or two on the horizon, doesn’t faze me that much. I’ve been writing pretty seriously going on four decades. I’m all about being cooped up, like a—oh, I don’t know—let’s say blackbird."

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