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Melissa Huggins reads "The Leash" by Ada Limón

Writer and Spokane Arts Executive Director Melissa Huggins
Megan Kennedy
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Spokane Arts
Writer and Spokane Arts Executive Director Melissa Huggins

Reflecting on the impulse to hurtle "our body towards/ the thing that will obliterate us"

Melissa Huggins is the executive director of Spokane Arts. Her stories and essays have appeared in The Oyez Review, Lilac City Fairy Tales, Railtown Almanac, The Pacific Northwest Inlander and elsewhere.

She holds an MFA from Eastern Washington University and is working on a collection of essays. She serves on the boards of Scablands Books and Pivot, a live storytelling series.