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Cathy Hannabach leaning against a desk in a teal office
July 9, 2019

How Interdisciplinarity Builds New Worlds: Dismantle Magazine Interview

The awesome Elise Chatelain, co-founder of Dismantle Magazine, interviewed me for the magazine and it was just published! Read the article at Dismantle We talk about how Ideas on Fire grew from a one-woman freelance… Continue Reading

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July 4, 2019

Imagine Otherwise: Sandra Ruiz on Resetting the Colonial Clock

For episode 92 of Imagine Otherwise, I got to interview curator, performer, and scholar curator Sandra Ruiz about the radical ways that Puerto Rican artists, performers and activists are resetting the colonial clock, what it… Continue Reading

June 20, 2019

Imagine Otherwise: Tania Lizarazo on Listening and Learning in Public

In this week's episode of Imagine otherwise, I interview professor Tania Lizarazo about how digital storytelling lets her build transnational community and accountability in deeply local spaces, the very different process of doing collaborative research… Continue Reading

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June 6, 2019

Imagine Otherwise: Alix Olson on Transitioning from Performer to Professor

This week I got to meet a performer whose work I've loved for over 15 years. For Imagine Otherwise, I got to interview poet, performer, and professor Alix Olson about how and why Alix made… Continue Reading

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May 23, 2019

Imagine Otherwise: Ebony Elizabeth Thomas on Leaving No One Behind

In the latest Imagine Otherwise episode, I interview education professor and young adult novelist Ebony Elizabeth Thomas about why young adult fantasy and speculative fiction is so popular with adults and media companies alike in… Continue Reading

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May 21, 2019

New article: A Farewell to Ibid.: Editing Footnotes at ACES

I have a new co-authored article (with Sarah Grey) out on the process of editing footnotes and endnotes. A Farewell to Ibid.: Editing Footnotes at ACES As editors from around the United States and the… Continue Reading

Dennis Norris II wearing a black tank top and glasses
May 9, 2019

Imagine Otherwise: Dennis Norris II on QTPOC Literary Worlds

In this week's episode of Imagine Otherwise, I interview author, editor, and podcast co-host Dennis Norris II about how the writing process differs for novels versus short fiction, why sending authors acceptance letters is the… Continue Reading

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April 25, 2019

Imagine Otherwise: Jenn M. Jackson on Black Feminist Love and Community Building

This week on Imagine Otherwise, I had the privilege of interviewing podcaster, Teen Vogue columnist, and political scientist Jenn. M. Jackson about what its like cohosting a podcast about Black millennial life with her partner,… Continue Reading