New Discoveries at a New Kind of Literary Conference

I spent these past two days in Olympia, Washington on the Evergreen State College campus for PRESS: a cross-cultural literary conference.  Their theme this year was “Activism and the Avant Garde” and it seemed like just the kind of thing I could appreciate.  I did.  After a long and rather unproductive conversation about some perceived injustice on Internet forums, it was wonderful to attend a conference with other writers and editors talking about things that actually matter. 


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