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Esmé Weijun Wang
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What makes you, you: an interview with Larissa Pham

What makes you, you: an interview with Larissa Pham

I normally don’t record interviews, due to the different voices involved, but I decided to give it a go here. Listen to me read the below here: I met Larissa Pham through Twitter, as one does, and have been fortunate to get to know her in a few ways—she interviewed me about The Border of […]

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On taking the “I’m confused” out of your day: an interview with Dyana Valentine

On taking the “I’m confused” out of your day: an interview with Dyana Valentine

I’ve had the privilege of knowing Dyana Valentine—oracle, emcee, and creator of SuperConditions™— for many years now, first as her long-term client and then as a friend. When she announced that the SuperConditions™ framework, chiefly available till now for one-on-one clients or lucky students, would be entering the world as a game, I thrilled at […]

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A Series of Tender Points: An Interview with Amy Berkowitz

A Series of Tender Points: An Interview with Amy Berkowitz

I feel particularly passionate about this interview, which I conducted with poet Amy Berkowitz about her forthcoming book, Tender Points (pub. date June 20, 2015). Amy and I met one another in graduate school, where I spent many an afternoon in her kitchen—Amy is an extraordinary cook—while sharing stories about our lives. As described by […]

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