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Talking Paper Interview Series: Lisa Marie Basile and Joanna C. Valente

Talking Paper Interview Series: Lisa Marie Basile and Joanna C. Valente

Lisa Marie Basile and Joanna C. Valente are the founding editor-in-chief and managing editor, respectively, of Luna Luna Magazine—described by its website as "a conversation, dreamer's diary, lit magazine & confessional," with content generally divided between dark and light sections. Basile (who also serves as Luna Luna's creative director) is the author of Apocryphal (Noctuary Press, University of Buffalo), as well as chapbooks that include Andalucia (Poetry Society of New York). Valente is the author of Sirs & Madams (Aldrich Press), The Gods Are Dead (Deadly Chaps Press), and a forthcoming full-length collection, Marys of the Sea (ELJ Publications). She founded Yes, Poetry in 2010, and has a forthcoming chapbook, Xenos (Agape Editions).

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