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Claire Light

Claire Light reads "Pinball Effect," her story about a human who is traveling through the galaxy with his alien abductors and finds love and much more on a weightless planet. (Running Time: 29:03)

Claire Light is a Bay Area writer and cultural worker. She has worked for twelve years in nonprofit administration, particularly arts in the Asian American community. Her MFA in fiction came from San Francisco State University, and some of her fiction is published in McSweeney's, Hyphen, Farthing, and a forthcoming issue of The Encyclopedia Project. A chapbook of her short stories, called Slightly Behind and to the Left, was published by Aqueduct Press last December. She has taught writing to teens, college students, and adults, and is currently teaching free writing classes through the Oakland Word program. She blogs at Hyphen and her personal blog "SeeLight."

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