Lauren Parker told a parable about women and wolves. Kirin Khan read the middle of a story about bank robbers in Albuquerque. Rohan DaCosta brought poems about Fruitvale and a nightbird, and passed on some crazy stuff overheard in Oakland. Laurie Ann Doyle looked at people who become more visible after going missing. Adam Smyer related vivid scenes from the life of an African-American attorney.

inspiression n. (in(t)-sp?-re-sh?n) Creative inspiration drawn from objectively depressing circumstances. Origin: shmorigin.