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Michael Taeckens

Literary publicity. Clients: @ntrethewey @ayadakhtar @WhitingFdn @paul_lisicky #MarkDoty @sarahmbroom @lsjamison @namwalien. Co-founder of @BroadsidePR.

Joined on 26 August, 2008

http://www.broadsidepr.com

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"[A] visceral, haunting book.... @NTrethewey is unflinching in her depiction of the horrors of domestic abuse—and in the power of the love between a mother and child."-@kmiversen on MEMORIAL DRIVE @Refinery29 @eccobooks

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Quoted @poetryireland

This evening's tribute to Eavan Boland includes Mary Robinson, @ChelseaClinton, Paula Meehan, Marie Howe, @Deardarkness, Alvy Carragher, Solmaz Sharif, @DanMulhall, @musicbyloah, and many more.

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Replying to @Deardarkness: Hark:

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Hark:

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Replying to @SenTinaSmith: We are once again traumatized by the tragic scene of a black man pleading for his life at the hands of a white police off…

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Quoted @realDonaldTrump

There is NO WAY (ZERO!) that Mail-In Ballots will be anything less than substantially fraudulent. Mail boxes will be robbed, ballots will be forged & even illegally printed out & fraudulently signed. The Governor of California is sending Ballots to millions of people, anyone.....

Replying to @brianklaas: I study election rigging. I co-authored a book called How to Rig an Election. These tweets are lies. The purpose of these t…

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We are once again traumatized by the tragic scene of a black man pleading for his life at the hands of a white police officer.

It is in our power to end this pattern of abuse and death against black people.

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"This heartbreaking but ultimately triumphant memoir explores the long-buried past Trethewey fought to forget & the cruel, powerful forces of domestic abuse and racism."--@adam_rathe on @NTrethewey's MEMORIAL DRIVE @TandCmag @eccobooks

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'Astonishing, gripping.... Work of immense dignity & sorrow, a psalm to a past forever gone, & a vivid glimpse of a writer tangling with her demons in plain sight in hopes others like her might feel less alone."--@FreemanReads on MEMORIAL DRIVE @lithub

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Happy Publication Day to @ilanaslightly & @1demerith! 🎉🎉🎉

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I study election rigging. I co-authored a book called How to Rig an Election. These tweets are lies. The purpose of these tweets is to lay the groundwork to reject or dispute election results if he loses.

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Quoted @jsmooth995

"I'm going to tell them an African-American man is threatening my life"

That woman straight up told him: "I know this racist system gives me power over you, and I'm going to lie right now to use that power against you" No way this was the first, second or third time she did so.

Replying to @jsmooth995: This, BTW, is the only "race card" that actually exists.

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This, BTW, is the only "race card" that actually exists.

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Replying to @alexanderchee: This doesn’t once mention how Blue states have had their PPE seized by FEMA and had aid denied them by the administratio…

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Just got it and all is well w/the world

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For the life of me I cannot get the pangram in today’s spelling bee and it is killlllling me

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Quoted @EdwardCarey70

A drawing a day to keep the eye on the page.
Day 68. A black phoebe. (As requested by
@Brian_Thill.)

🖤🖤🖤

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This doesn’t once mention how Blue states have had their PPE seized by FEMA and had aid denied them by the administration.

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My holiday weekend reading

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Replying to @nhannahjones: The @IBWellsSociety has re-opened its search for our first director. This is a great opportunity for a visionary someone…

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Here's the link to purchase books:

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This is such a genius idea: from 5/25-30, buy books from these A+ authors from @wordbookstores & 10% goes to charity. 💸📚❤️ @alexanderchee @GarthGreenwell @wordscience @ValeriaLuiselli @rgay @rokwon @rebeccamakkai @cathyparkhong @GWillowWilson @mollycrabapple @lesbrains et al.

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Quoted @PerthZoo

Mum: Chew your food properly⠀

Me:

Me eating during quarantine

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Quoted @medburnbook

give me a horror story from your specialty in five words or less

“I’ve written a novel.”

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Replying to @jung_trap_lorde: what is going on

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what is going on

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If you could recommend one favorite book that you think 95% of your followers haven’t read, what would it be?

Mine: DUPLEX by Kathryn Davis.

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