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Stephanie Johnson

Writer in Asheville

How YA Literature Changes Lives

PRESENTED ON SEP 15, 2017
IN ASHEVILLE @ VOL 16

Editor and writer Stephanie Johnson discusses how young adult literature can and has changed the lives of teenagers - including herself.

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Let Me Rest My Phone on Ya Collarbone

BY SAMM BENNETT
@ VOL 109 ON DEC 04, 2013

Photographer, musician, and poetic lyricist Samm Bennett blends elements from all his specialties to form an amazing and hilarious performance pairing Samm's humorous photographic juxtapositions and cunning linguistic chops.

This presentation was recorded at PechaKucha Night Vol. 109, and then performed again at Tokyo Designers Week 2014's PechaKucha Night Vol. 118. It was selected as "Presentation of the Day" on December 31, 2013.

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Adult ADHD: From Nothing To Everything

BY PAYA FARAHMAND
@ VOL 4 ON SEP 26, 2014

Paya's career and passion is radio. This presentation describes how his Adult ADHD has given him the focus to be successful in a field he loves.

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My Life In Books: A Reader's Journey

BY SPENCER WILSON
@ VOL 12 ON FEB 06, 2015

Spencer Wilson takes on an autobiographical journey through his life in books.

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Talking Books

BY ROSIE
@ VOL 22 ON SEP 15, 2015

Bookbinder Rosie talks about how the how the human urge to record information led to writing and then to invention of books. How they were improved - and then stayed the same for 1000s of years...because they are perfect!

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Dystopian Literature and Architecture

BY SARAH MUZAMMIL AZIZ
@ VOL 35 ON SEP 01, 2015

Architecture student Sarah Aziz talks about how dystopian literature and growing up in England influence her theoretical designs and their associated narratives.

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How Shakespeare saved my Mojo

BY LISA SCOTT
@ VOL 27 ON OCT 04, 2015

Lisa Scott returned from the Middle East in 2009 to discover all the jobs were gone she then decided to become a writer. Since then, her work has received several awards including a Qantas for Humour/satire in 2010 and Magazine Publishers' Association Journalist of the Year in 2011.

As well as her regular columns for NEXT and the Otago Daily Times, Lisa writes for North and South and NZ Life & Leisure. She lives in Dunedin with a large economist.

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Visual Literature

BY CRYSTAL LAKE
@ VOL 28 ON SEP 22, 2016

Crystal Lake is an Associate Professor in the English Department at Wright State University. She earned her PhD in 2008, and before moving to Dayton in 2011, she was a postdoctoral fellow at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Crystal teaches courses and conducts research on British literature, history, and culture.

 

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60 Second Lives

BY CELINA SANTANA WHO WRITES AS MARANN MINCEY
@ VOL 1 ON MAY 26, 2016

Marann Mincey presents “60 Second Lives,” which is a concept created to bring together her passion for writing and love of photography.  She performs six of these “60 Second Lives” by narrating short fictions, poems or lyric essays she wrote to capture the essence of a character, place, or experience.  Each reading is illustrated by three photographs most of which she took on various travels.

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How to Write a Memoir

BY TERI METCALF
@ VOL 12 ON SEP 26, 2017

Based on her own writing experiences, Teri Metcalf provides some basic tips on how you can write your memoir.