Live from Storyknife: June 2023


Recorded Tuesday, June 20, 2023 | 7-8pm via Zoom

Kat Chow is the author of Seeing Ghosts: A Memoir, named a New York Times Notable Book of 2021. She was a reporter at NPR. Her work has appeared in The New York Times Magazine, The Atlantic, and on Radiolab.

Renata Golden’s work has been published in numerous journals and anthologies. Her essay collection titled Mountain Time: A Field Guide to Astonishment about the Chiricahua Mountains in southeastern Arizona will be published in spring of 2024. Originally from the South Side of Chicago, Renata lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Mita Mahato is a Seattle-based author and artist. Her poetry comics appear in Ecotone, Iterant, Shenandoah, ANMLY, and Drunken Boat, as well as in the collection In Between, published by Pleiades. She is a Black Earth Institute Fellow.

Na Mee is a poet and teaching artist on Lingít Aaní (Juneau). She is an Alaska Literary Award and three-time Rasmuson Foundation award recipient, a Kundiman fellow, and a humongous Fat Bear nerd. She is mom to Sun and a sweet pack of animals.

Megan Pinto’s debut collection of poetry, Saints of Little Faith, is forthcoming from Four Way Books (Fall 2024). Her poems can be found in Ploughshares, Guernica, Lit Hub, The Los Angeles Review of Books, and elsewhere. She has received support from Bread Loaf, the Martha’s Vineyard Institute of Creative Writing, the Peace Studio, and an Amy Award from Poets & Writers. Megan lives in Brooklyn, and holds an MFA in Poetry from Warren Wilson.

Gretchen Potter is a citizen of the Tonawanda Seneca from western New York State who lives in Southern California with her three children, three cats, and five chickens. She’s writing a linked story collection about the chaos that follows when the Seneca tribe wins a major land claims case.

Hannah Sassoon seeks—and seeks to sow—a growing sense of what’s possible through language and play. Hannah’s writing has appeared in The Yale Review, Mizna, Quarter After Eight, and elsewhere. Hannah lives in Brooklyn, New York, and stewards eighty acres of woodlands and gardens in a public park.

Mary South is the author of You Will Never Be Forgotten, which was a finalist for The PEN/Bingham Prize for a Debut Story Collection and longlisted for The Story Prize. Her fiction has appeared in The New Yorker, American Short Fiction, Conjunctions, Guernica, NOON, and elsewhere.

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