Thanks to everybody who has said so many kind words about the Austin Chronicle cover. And I found out that I’m the Chron twice this week as well.
My letter to the editor about the improv issue was published. Here it is:
As a member of the Austin improv community for 10 years, I want to sincerely thank you for putting improv on the cover of the Chronicle [“Mission: Improvable,” Arts, Aug. 25]. Austin has some of the best improv in the nation, and there are tons of people here working tirelessly to serve the art of improvisation. It’s wonderful to have a paper that is hip enough to give an emerging art form the recognition it deserves.
Also, I’m mentioned for speaking at the Austin Game Writers Conference this week. I’m called “Local improv queen Shana Merlin.” I think I’ll use that quote again. Here’s the article:
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Out of Bounds blog posts coming soon . . . Let’s just say it’s been an amazing weekend.
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