Literary Nonfiction. Collaboration. Index by Katie Aymar. Drawings by Xylor Jane.From the publishers at Carville Annex Press:Like all the things we make, this book helps us breathe, which is why we want to share it with you. Katie Aymar made an index for the book, and this part of "H" describes THE INSTEAD's range and depth:Holbrook, Robert Saleem, 182holistic storytelling, 108-109, 125-126, 144-146, 148-153, 188-189holograph of facts, 83homogenizing forces, 95, 113; see lossHopelessness of Changing Anything, 75how to: balance a sense of peace with the chaos of others, 103, 109; escape from Eastern State Penitentiary, 94; renew the present, 111; sound out a question, 163; surpass gravity and death, 180; telepathically foment solidarity, 189; see swimming, see also toxicityhuman rights monitoring, 150-153human transgenerational response, 64, 78This book reminds us that we are all in this together, asking questions, trying to find a way through.
Miranda Mellis was raised in San Francisco. She is the author of Demystifications (2016); The Quarry (2013); THE SPOKES (Solid Objects, 2012); NONE OF THIS IS REAL (Sidebrow Books, 2012); Materialisms (2009); and THE REVISIONIST (Calamari Press, 2007). Her stories and essays have appeared in various publications over the years, most recently Conjunctions and Black Box: A Record of the Catastrophe, Vol.1. Mellis cofounded and edits THE ENCYCLOPEDIA PROJECT, now in its final volume. She has been awarded the John Hawkes Prize in Fiction, the Michael J. Harper Praxis Prize, and residencies at the Headlands Center for the Arts and Millay Colony. An adjunct for a decade, she taught at nine different colleges, including Mills College and California College of the Arts, before acquiring her current full-time position at The Evergreen State College which has no requirements, no majors, no departments, and no grades.Emily Abendroth is a poet, teacher and anti-prison activist living in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Her works are often published in limited edition, handcrafted chapbooks by small and micropresses such as Albion Press, Belladonna, Horse Less Press, Little Red Leaves, and Zumbar. Her poetry book, ] EXCLOSURES[, was published by Ahsahta Press in 2014. She is an active organizer with Decarcerate PA (a grassroots campaign working to end mass incarceration in Pennsylvania) and is a co-founder of Address This! (an education and empowerment project that provides innovative, social justice correspondence courses to individuals incarcerated in Pennsylvania). She has been awarded residencies at the MacDowell Colony, the Millay Colony and the Headlands Center for the Arts, and was named a 2013 Pew Fellow in Poetry.Author City: USA