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    Alta Asks Live: Alex Espinoza

    - Author Alex Espinoza will join Alta Asks Live to discuss the connections and inspiration found at a 50-year-old California writers community, his historical look at the radical pastime of cruising, and so much more. 
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Alta Asks Live: Sara Borjas

Writer, poet, and educator Sara Borjas will join Alta Asks Live to discuss her debut poetry collection, how the current global movements around racism and oppression are represented in the arts and why that's important, and so much more.

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Alta Asks Live: David L. Ulin

Books Editor David L. Ulin joins Alta Asks Live to discuss the groundbreaking work of author Philip K. Dick, how the sci-fi genre is especially timely right now, and the challenges Alta writers faced while trying to report during a nationwide shelter-in-place.

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Alta Asks Live: Katie M. Flynn

The Companions author Katie M. Flynn joins Alta Asks Live and Heather Scott Partington on Wednesday, June 24 at 12:30 p.m. PST to talk about what inspired her to write her debut novel about a pandemic, and what comes next for her — and for the rest of us.

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Alta Asks Live: Tod Goldberg

Author, educator, and Literary Disco podcast host Tod Goldberg joins Alta Asks Live and Heather Scott Partington to answer your burning questions, on Wednesday, June 17 at 12:30 p.m. PST.

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Alta Asks Live: Rishi Reddi

Author Rishi Reddi joins Alta Asks Live and host Heather Scott Partington on Wednesday, June 10, at 12:30 p.m. PST to discuss Passage West, the complexities of the migrant experience in California and beyond, and much more. 

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Alta Asks Live: Edan Lepucki

Author Edan Lepucki joins Alta Asks Live and host Heather Scott Partington to discuss Mothers Before: Stories and Portraits of Our Mothers As We Never Saw Them, the magic of mothers, and much more.

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Alta Asks Live: Matthew Zapruder

Poet Matthew Zapruder joins Alta Asks Live and host Heather Scott Partington to discuss his latest collection, Father’s Day, the role of poetry in a time of global crisis, how he’s teaching college from his Oakland home, and much more.

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