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Writer of the Month: Alis Sandosharaj/ "Natural Born Drivers"

The Inner Loop May reading brought a group of fresh, funny and poignant voices to the breezy back patio of Colony Club. Our Writer of the Month is A. Sandosharaj, whose essay "Natural Born Drivers" reflects on the experience of immigrant families and the often painful details of "otherness" in America, from roadside assistance to the Disney dress code. With dry wit and an eye for the absurd detail, A. Sandosharaj wowed the audience--and we think you'll agree. You can read her piece, which is published in The Rumpus, here. About A. Sandosharaj: A. Sandosharaj's work has appeared in The Millions, The Rumpus, Fourth Genre, Southeast Review, Massachusetts Review, American Literary Review, Crab

2017 Residents are off and writing...

Last year, we teamed up for the first time with the Woodlawn Estate and Pope Leighey House and Arcadia Center for Sustainable Food & Agriculture to coordinate a pilot writers residency program. We welcomed four area writers for one week at a time throughout the summer. This year, we welcome eight(!) local writers committed to using writing as a means to build community, to bring awareness to critical social and environmental issues, and as a creative force of empowerment. You can read more about the program and meet the 2017 residents here. Our first resident of the 2017 season was Susan Lutz, a food journalist, educator, and television producer whose work focuses on exploring and chroniclin

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