Southwestness Holiday Bingo card designed by Samantha Anne Carillo - Pyragraph

Heading Southwestness Editor/publisher Samantha Anne Carrillo on hyping the hyperlocal and rejecting boredom in her own indie publication

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Southwestness publisher/editor Samatha Anne Carrillo shares the worldview and inspirations that drive her work: “In the real world, facts exist and science is real. … Since Southwestness is my own site, I have the freedom to report on our corner of the world based on my own perception of the world. There’s no question that this perception is still evolving and thank goodness for that!”

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Penrose Substitution by Jared Tarbell - Pyragraph

Background Art: ‘Penrose Substitution’ by Jared Tarbell

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Our current background image is “Penrose Substitution” by Jared Tarbell. Tarbell is a generative artist who explores the life-like emergent qualities of generative systems.

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Dr. Lee Francis IV (L) with Jaclyn Roessel in front of Red Planet Books & Comics - Pyragraph

Clown Fish of the Lit Ecosystem Lee Francis of Red Planet Books & Comics on finding his niche

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Entrepreneur Lee Francis is the “Indiginerd” mastermind behind Indigenous Comic Con (aka IndigiPop X) and Red Planet Books & Comics. Dr. Francis dishes on cultivating Indiginerds, supporting community and how his niche bookstore thrives in the retail ocean.

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YOU and Liberty - Pyragraph.com

Not to Be Dramatic, But It’s Time to Save Democracy Now, Okay? Up-to-date guidance and links aplenty to help you make your vote count

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We’ve got to focus. We are at a point before the election where the actions of the next few weeks have the potential to impact our lives — and the lives of immigrants, children and the disenfranchised, as well as our allies and others around the world — for years to come.

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Reza Dalvand illustration - Pyragraph

Knowing the World Through Art: Inspired by Iranian Illustrators

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For the last few years, I kept checking for accessible foreign editions of some of these books. I reached out directly to Reza Dalvand, the illustrator of Ace, who put me in touch with his publisher in Iran.

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Strange Magic's Javier Romero - Pyragraph

Javier Romero Intends to Give a Damn A chat with the force behind Strange Magic about new release Melatonin Doomsday Blues

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Strange Magic’s Javier Romero shares his solo project’s evolution, how his new album holds up to pandemic realities, and how he keeps track of hundreds of “mumble jams” to feed his songwriting.

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Call for Submissions: New Mexico Artists on Freedom and Justice

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Pyragraph’s Supercharge Your Vote campaign seeks to engage and encourage artists and creatives to get registered and vote in the 2020 Presidential election. The campaign also promotes participation in other Read more ›

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'Lover Skulls' by Jesse Littlebird

Background Art: ‘Lover Skulls’ by Jesse Littlebird

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Our latest background image is a painting by artist, photographer and filmmaker Jesse Littlebird. Check out his visual art on Instagram. 

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Vigil for George Floyd by Fibonacci Blue - Pyragraph

Full Circle

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The problem isn’t that our laws are flawed (even though they are). The problem is that we care only to the degree that it won’t be an inconvenience or mess with our comfort…or even worse, our narratives. This is our problem.

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Announcements - Pyragraph

A Hearty Welcome to Lisa Barrow

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Please forgive me for taking until now to announce that in May 2020 I hired Lisa Barrow as Editor, and I could not be more stoked to have her as my very first employee!

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Supercharge Your Vote - May 23 - Pyragraph

Join Us to Supercharge Your Vote: A Livestream Event!

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We’ve been living through such extreme weirdness that otherwise easy civic activities like voting and census-taking can somehow fall between the cracks — so we’re hosting this virtual event to help get you supercharged!

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Coffee + Creatives Opportunities - Pyragraph

Coffee + Creatives Opportunities: 5.3.20

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Job, funding, grant and other opportunities culled from the Coffee+Creatives group for creatives seeking work or other ways to get paid for what they do.

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