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Diva, bruja. HER BODY AND OTHER PARTIES & IN THE DREAM HOUSE (@GraywolfPress) & THE LOW LOW WOODS (@DCComics). National Book Award finalist & Guggenheim Fellow.

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@jay_positive @Vanessid I second Saga!!!Resist the urge to explain yourself to someone who’s committed to misunderstanding you.
Retweeted by Carmen Maria MachadoI promise I will not talk too much about baby raccoons. But you shouldn't miss this for Carmen. I'll likely be mutt… https://t.co/Uh2U4cc30h
Retweeted by Carmen Maria Machadoi profiled saidiya hartman, one of the greatest thinkers on black life. or as arthur jafa calls her, "the archangel… https://t.co/Y4iic1KnK6
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10/21
2020
Join @litfest_wcu next Monday, Oct. 26th at 7PM ET for a livestream conversation with “The Weird Thoreau”… https://t.co/jTiMWnHcfu
Retweeted by Carmen Maria Machadothis is my favorite interview in so many ways and also why I think Electric Lit has maintained a weekly read of min… https://t.co/78Am0LSrCC
Retweeted by Carmen Maria MachadoWhat a generous review of my new book, STRANGER FACES, from @heideggrrrl! A real treat to be set next to these mast… https://t.co/awadRLKuD9
Retweeted by Carmen Maria Machadowriting with an eye toward publishing <<<<<< writing something unpublishable and figuring out how to get away with publishing it
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Retweeted by Carmen Maria MachadoThis book is dynamite! Pick it up from your local indie ASAP. https://t.co/6jNgR8SDNRToday is the publication day of STRANGER FACES, my new book of essays from @transitbks! The wearer of one of my f… https://t.co/iS496NS87y
Retweeted by Carmen Maria MachadoThis is a great opportunity to revisit our most extremely normal and not at all fucked up interview ever, in which… https://t.co/ZHKTGSQyrP
Retweeted by Carmen Maria MachadoGays identifying with Amanda in “Leave the World Behind” is perhaps my favorite form of cultural specificity this s… https://t.co/aACdes6R1N
Retweeted by Carmen Maria MachadoI just finished THE LOW LOW WOODS, Vol. 1 and I’m just gonna fall asleep dreaming and wishing for @carmenmmachado t… https://t.co/r27qUmL5wQ
Retweeted by Carmen Maria MachadoMy partner got me the Low, Low Woods hardcover for my birthday and I’m halfway through and wow I wish… https://t.co/aG2n2ewVWB
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10/20
2020
Going to be haunted by the phrase "and the simulation continued" until I die or forget
Retweeted by Carmen Maria MachadoThe update really helped me. I was just confused before.Do you want your own SIGNED copy of @carmenmmachado In The Dream House? Donate $35 to The Center for Literary Arts… https://t.co/Q59QIW3izL
Retweeted by Carmen Maria Machado💙Esmé Reading Recommendation💙: go & spend at least an hour like I did going through @angelicabastien’s @vulture arc… https://t.co/oqfFkjhfI6
Retweeted by Carmen Maria MachadoRefinery recommends MEXICAN GOTHIC as a Halloween read. I also spy with my little eye @carmenmmachado and… https://t.co/EG5982e8pm
Retweeted by Carmen Maria Machado“Poor, poor Armie Hammer. Who told him the lie that being white, tall, and rich-looking was enough to establish a [… https://t.co/48oOkYcIKK
Retweeted by Carmen Maria MachadoThis *amazing* event is tonight! @namwalien talks STRANGER FACES with @carmenmmachado at 6 pm PT / 9 pm ET, hosted… https://t.co/4VJVT4LchP
Retweeted by Carmen Maria MachadoCarmen Maria Machado will be in the CLA virtual studio next Thursday 10/22 at 7PM to read from her best-selling mem… https://t.co/DkMrFkvUF3
Retweeted by Carmen Maria MachadoLast chance to register for tonight's event with Namwali Serpell @namwalien in conversation with Carmen Maria Macha… https://t.co/nBwkQxp5Rr
Retweeted by Carmen Maria Machado @zoewhittall She is actually the worst. @SafyHallanFarah They are excellent!
10/19
2020
This is a very specific joke for polyamorous Pennsylvanian dykes.“Youse-hauling,” right? https://t.co/olUpgGAOq1$900 left to fundraise. We’re hoping to meet the goal today so J can get free ASAP💕 Support a Black disabled comra… https://t.co/NHGg3IdhFF
Retweeted by Carmen Maria Machado @krysmalcolmbelc Dare I ask—*what* you’re cleaning off the doors?A full *year* after its publication, @believermag and @KristenRadtke quietly and beautifully re-designed the online… https://t.co/IznLMsFA5l
Retweeted by Carmen Maria MachadoIf you haven’t already, there’s no better time to read @benmauk’s harrowing collection of oral histories from Uighu… https://t.co/V4YlyD3Fve
Retweeted by Carmen Maria MachadoThis is great?! https://t.co/Lghscdf6D2this is one of the most hostile interviews I’ve ever seen (I love it) but the New Zealand accent makes it sound so… https://t.co/zA8qD3miT4
Retweeted by Carmen Maria Machado @blgtylr Are you streaming all of these eps? Where? @blgtylr THIS MOMENTghosts? gay
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10/18
2020
@LuxAlptraum This album is one of my favs. @PKhakpour Kent Wolf! He took a chance on me when no one else would. Loves queer, weird, genre-bendy stuff (among m… https://t.co/v9b5TviOkq
10/17
2020
In case you missed it yesterday, @carmenmmachado introduced an excerpt of @matsudaoko's new WHERE THE WILD LADIES A… https://t.co/gmPNYLChRi
Retweeted by Carmen Maria MachadoLast night I dreamt I went to Waldenbooks again. It seemed to me I stood by the roll-up mall security gate leading… https://t.co/uoaZoMv08q
Retweeted by Carmen Maria Machado @PKhakpour Yes. @theferocity I feel this Anne of Green Gables quote on the regular: “I know I chatter on far too much... but if you… https://t.co/pXvUOvCbKz @theferocity This is a MOOD.😭😭😭😭 https://t.co/wCdQqsecYw
Retweeted by Carmen Maria MachadoHad an absolute BLAST hosting the @HeartlandIndies Awards with Ida Cuttler of @wcfbook this evening. Congrats to al… https://t.co/YqXezUSMye
Retweeted by Carmen Maria MachadoClaire Messud: "If you fail at the level of language, if you write in clichés or secondhand phrases, your failure i… https://t.co/uo59yOMS48
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10/16
2020
LOOK AT THIS. OLD GAY DAD IS PROUD. https://t.co/tx4yUtPNxL
Retweeted by Carmen Maria MachadoI am delighted to tell you that Carmen Maria Machado has written a graphic novel for you: https://t.co/TVIIPfm1Z5 https://t.co/m63EGa5PaF
Retweeted by Carmen Maria MachadoFELLOW QUEERZ, my 1-on-1s are sold out but u can still get urself a taste of the magic in my group session. https://t.co/KyCzYR8g18
Retweeted by Carmen Maria MachadoStill over here I underlining the majority of @mbsycamore’s THE FREEZER DOOR https://t.co/TatZ4Zf8aq
Retweeted by Carmen Maria MachadoHere you can find fragrances that will make you smell like space, like middle school, like a chilly butch, like a d… https://t.co/Zkz0nblMSWReviews contain the words anthropocene, apocalypse, asteroid, butch, curvilinear, décolletage, extraterrestrial, fi… https://t.co/jp67uJi3cLI reviewed six fragrances for the November issue of @VanityFair because I am a fancy lady. 💅🏼 https://t.co/SKT29DpotvMOOD https://t.co/ozUJKDK0l9Today, I’m teaching “The Yellow Wallpaper” from a room I haven’t left in 6 months.
Retweeted by Carmen Maria MachadoThis is the best news I’ve heard in ages. https://t.co/v4WuywKJIT @FluentMundo YESThings Ariadne gave to Theseus to help him navigate the Labyrinth: a thread
Retweeted by Carmen Maria Machado @zerobot @Remember_Sarah It does but they are not the center of the fear at all. They only show up at the very end.Let us all cease using "take" as a noun meaning the articulation of an opinion.
Retweeted by Carmen Maria Machado @Remember_Sarah This is what The Descent got so right!
10/15
2020
@ambernoelle Right?!Join “The Weird Thoreau” @jeffvandermeer and National Book Award Finalist @carmenmmachado Oct. 26 at 7pm on WCU’s s… https://t.co/Pd5wg91NZa
Retweeted by Carmen Maria Machado‘I have now written the book, I did the thing, I had my half of the conversation… people get to have whatever feeli… https://t.co/0G6M2cS6sH
Retweeted by Carmen Maria MachadoFrom William Trevor to Carmen Maria Machado, Kirk S. Walsh looks back at 33 years of watching writers stand up in p… https://t.co/8MSrS4juuZ
Retweeted by Carmen Maria Machado"The auditorium felt like a sunlit shore of compassion—open faces, inspired smiles, nodding heads, quiet chuckles a… https://t.co/VIyRUsTSZ3
Retweeted by Carmen Maria MachadoI'll be in conversation with @carmenmmachado later this month! I hope you'll join us. I'm so looking forward to thi… https://t.co/Dn4a4NpTvK
Retweeted by Carmen Maria MachadoToday's Recommended Reading features "Peony Lanterns" by @matsudaoko, recommended by @carmenmmachado. https://t.co/jh8NnsxmHd
Retweeted by Carmen Maria Machado"the women sat looking at him, their four stockinged kneecaps arranged into a perfect row of iridescent silver" -… https://t.co/PNOA7jHyCJ
Retweeted by Carmen Maria MachadoHearing @carmenmmachado talk about her favorite books and chat with @AdeenaR was a delight. Worth a listen (the… https://t.co/ee8Emfwfsy
Retweeted by Carmen Maria Machadorewatching gilmore girls bc of @carmenmmachado’s book rec at the @asfmag event. Emily would be proud. https://t.co/kXcqZf1JSM
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10/14
2020
This comes from a dear friend working on a project to release incarcerated survivors of domestic violence from pris… https://t.co/zcRPyX1BYC
Retweeted by Carmen Maria Machado @alecialynn She makes it seem like people were randomly coming after her when she was the one coming after someone for no reason. @alecialynn Good lord, her ability to miss the point is staggering.To listen to Amy Coney Barrett describe herself as an originalist is an exercise in absurdism because an originalis… https://t.co/A4tZe1exCl
Retweeted by Carmen Maria MachadoMy last word on the matter is that I might be her nemesis, but she's not mine. https://t.co/YrUU1b5uCW @jenniferemorrow "We are enemies locked in eternal battle!" she yelled as her retreating form faded into the distance. @jenniferemorrow lol, I think there should be a rule that you can't block someone (i.e. run and hide from them) whi… https://t.co/ZaVgYUZnNA @carmenmmachado @AdeenaR for @asfmag tonight. WOOOOOOO MANNNN!!! https://t.co/urIhA1VrhG
Retweeted by Carmen Maria Machado @jenniferemorrow Yeah, it's a needlessly cruel and stupid thread. @egabbert Okay, I've been blocked, which means that I am somewhat saved from myself. I would have argued with that person for literal hours.I just read THE LOW, LOW WOODS in one sitting and that’s it, it’s official: I will stan @carmenmmachado’s work for… https://t.co/SEljZ9i0ku
Retweeted by Carmen Maria MachadoOh, and also imply that he hates animals, somehow.Like, "Look at me, I am in the one percent of one percent of writers who see money from my books, let me twist some… https://t.co/4AmLB9ILoi @egabbert Do not encourage me, I love a good fight, it's one of my worst qualities.Right?! https://t.co/ykkisFC3okIf the act of publishing a book improves your life in substantial, material ways, *you* are experiencing an extreme… https://t.co/lXMLkAZFKSAnother one! This is such a bad-faith reading of the original tweet I want to scream. And from someone ostensibly k… https://t.co/GCUM7trxA1I find it disturbing how much Twitter has normalized casual cruelty to strangers
Retweeted by Carmen Maria MachadoWhew we've reached that stage of twitter discourse where the most anodyne pep-talk comments get maximum bad faith reading and pushback.
Retweeted by Carmen Maria Machado @TheLincoln Someone stop me from getting into twelve internet fights. @TheLincoln Oh my god I just found a bunch of other hot takes and I want to scream and fight EVERYONE.Some folks really need to get off Twitter. @thewordunheard It was this. https://t.co/Y4RYiUB342 @thewordunheard It doesn’t look deleted on my end?To twist an extremely thoughtful (and correct!) sentiment about the nature of writing and being a writer and the re… https://t.co/zaYxmdlqUq @Dustinlmu Yashar, obviously.People think publishing a book will change your life. It doesn’t. Not really. Instead, why not let the WRITING of t… https://t.co/HD4s0KTRTp
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10/13
2020

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