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My name is Clare. I am an author, editor, artist, podcast transcriber for For the Wild, tea-leaf reader at Psychic Sister, Grants Coordinator at GRuB, part-owner of Orca Books Cooperative, and community roof-top gardener located in Olympia, WA.
My work engages with themes of landscape and sense of home, semiotics and language, and magic and folklore. I use experimental non-fiction, memoir, poetry, fiction, and critical interdisciplinary essay to explore material of interest. I have published articles and prose in Oak Journal, Innersleeve, and Elderly Mag. I was the artist-in-residence at Sou’Wester in the spring of 2020.
I am currently working on two books. How to be at Home is a series of prose vignettes comprised of memoir, history, literature, interview, and photograph encompassing the nature of home and being at home–in the body, in a dwelling, in a community. Spellbound: The Power of the Scientific Tongue is a collection of essays detailing the tyrannical power of plastic words while seeking to decolonize scientific language.
b. 1991 Alexandria, Virginia