Lizzy Acker

mean_lizzyLizzy Acker’s work has been published in The RumpusNano Fiction, We Who Are About To Die,sPARKLE & bLINK, PolicyMic and elsewhere. She was a blogger for KQED Arts and the co-creator and former co-editor and writer for KQED Pop and is currently a co-editor and writer for The Tusk. She was the co-creator/curator, with Amira Pierce, of the popular San Francisco reading seriesFunny/Sexy/Sad and she has read with Bang Out,RADAR, Quiet Lightening and others.  Her first book, Monster Party, was released in December of 2010 by Small Desk Press.

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::: From elevenPDX :::

“Half-Life is Lizzy’s new zine released by Gorilla Press where she poses the question: “Is it possible to love more than one person? (And not in the San Francisco poly-amorous way). Is it possible to completely forget about someone like the relationship never existed, or do you just manage it internally?” Lizzy was inspired to name her book after the Junot Diaz quote, “The half-life of love is forever,” which she holds as an ultimate truth: “How do I contain feelings for one person and feelings for another person that are similar and completely different at the same time?” she wonders, and then admits how utterly destructive it can be.”

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::: Listen to a Look/Out Podcast we did with Lizzy before we published Half Life :::


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