My third Learn People Better interview appeared in TROP today. I talked with Aisha Sloan about her collection of essays The Fluency of Light. We discussed the lyric essay, her writing process, intuition, her father and race. You can read the interview here. Here’s an excerpt for you: Aisha Sloan: I feel like I’m supposed to have a plan, but I also feel like I’ve moved into a place where...
Lalin St. Juste
I’m working on “Learn People Better,” a very long interview project. It’s taking me a long time. I’m working at turtle speed. One of the most exciting parts of the project is that I’m collaborating with L.A.-based photographer Meiko Takechi Arquillos. I admire her work so much! Awhile ago, Two Serious Ladies published my first Learn People Better interview and this week, Yay! LA published my...
Two Serious Ladies published my first interview from “Learn People Better.” The first interview is with Vanessa Caroline, who told me about her personal experience working as a receptionist at a plastic surgeon’s office. Please read it here and then read other writing on the site because it’s a great online magazine run by Lauren Spohrer. Here’s an excerpt ...
This is what I texted my friend in New York: I just got this idea…Because this year is going to be a hard one, im going to do a bunch of interviews (one a week) to get out of myself and title the personal project “learn people better.” Then I taught my Thursday yoga class and had coffee with a friend. While we were having coffee, my friend in New York texted back: ...