Melissa Eleftherion

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Melissa Eleftherion is a writer, librarian, and a visual artist. She grew up in Brooklyn, dropped out of high school, and went on to earn an MFA in Poetry from Mills College and an MLIS from San Jose State University.

She is the author of field guide to autobiography (The Operating System, 2018), & six chapbooks: huminsect (dancing girl press, 2013), prism maps (Dusie, 2014), Pigtail Duty (dancing girl press, 2015), the leaves the leaves (poems-for-all, 2017), green glass asterisms (poems-for-all, 2017) & little ditch (above/ground press, 2018).

Founder of the Poetry Center Chapbook Exchange for San Francisco State University, Melissa now lives in Mendocino County where she works as a Teen Librarian, teaches creative writing, &
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Field Guide to Autobiography

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Joseph Campbell
“Life has no meaning. Each of us has meaning and we bring it to life. It is a waste to be asking the question when you are the answer.”
Joseph Campbell

233 ¡ POETRY ! — 21388 members — last activity 8 hours, 21 min ago
No pretensions: just poetry. Stop by, recommend books, offer up poems (excerpted), tempt us, taunt us, tell us what to read and where to go (to read i ...more
28172 Poetry Readers Challenge — 1098 members — last activity 5 hours, 49 min ago
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25x33 Book Buying Addicts Anonymous — 1126 members — last activity Sep 09, 2018 07:34AM
For the booklover who reads four or five books at a time, buys just as many at a time and who changes books like he/she changes his/her clothing. If y ...more
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A place where all Goodreads members can work together to improve the Goodreads book catalog. Non-librarians are welcome to join the group as well, to ...more
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9578 Dusie Press Books — 205 members — last activity Jul 13, 2009 07:17AM
*poetry poetry poetry* bookbooks, chaps, e-chaps by Dusie Press authors... All Books listed here are by poets published by Dusie Press, via the chap p ...more
152621 ALATT Book Club — 169 members — last activity Mar 09, 2015 05:24AM
Hey everyone! I've always wanted to run a book club and I want to #makeithappen with the best of librarians I know how! Let's do a monthly book club!
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message 1: by Anthony (last edited Aug 25, 2016 11:17AM)

Anthony Hey,

Aren't you glad I sent you this sugar-teet/myspace for geeks? I see you've been busy! 120 books? in like 2 hours or something. Damn, dude.

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