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Red Claw Press Anthology: Cover Art by Niya

Seek It: Writers and Artists Do Sleep is a collection of poems, stories, essays and artwork inspired by our conflicted relationship with sleep and the night. In the pages of Seek It, lovers find pleasure and pain, insomnia leads its many sufferers to get creative, exhausted new parents struggle through their...

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Imagination, the last frontier

 Illustration by Niya C Sisk “Don’t look at your feet to see if you are doing it right. Just dance.” ― Anne Lamott, Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life  I used to be the type of artist who needed a lot of reference material around me before I’d put...

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I Like It

This week I was invited to be a featured reader at Sacred Grounds cafe in San Francisco. Quite the honor, as it is the first anniversary of the literary magazine SF Peace and Hope and honored Al Young, Poet Laureate of Ca. Emeritus as first reader in the line up....

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What is Book?

(Note: If you are getting this post twice, my apologies as the ‘feed’ kinks are being sorted. Thank you for your patience.) • • • What is the meaning–the experience of ‘Book’ these days? How are expectations changing? I’ve been asking myself this question quite a it as I get...

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Bragging Bantering Bawling available at Amazon.com

Bragging Bantering Bawling available at Amazon.com

BRAGGING BANTERING BAWLING Short Stories by Niya C Sisk. Eighteen short stories that Brag, Banter and Bawl! Divorce, dogs, diets, dreams and disasters. A woman on a train meets a fascinating painter with ALS, but takes more interest in the life of a suburban woman she characterizes as Maggie. Max...

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