Mia Mercado in Conversation with Gabriella Cisneros and Lauren Kohlenberg

Mia Mercado, Gabbi Cisneros

September 02, 2022


We invite our reading community to come along as we take a deeper look at She's Nice Though: Essays on Being Bad at Being Good and learn more about author Mia Mercado through this live-streamed interview.

In this series, we invite our reading community to come along as we take a deeper look at new books and learn more about their authors through live-streamed interviews.

This interview with Mia Mercado was conducted by our Creative Director Gabriella Cisneros and Digital Operations Manager Lauren Kohlenberg on August 31st. Here is the full video of that interview.


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Mia Mercado is the author of Weird But Normal and her most recent book She’s Nice Though: Essays on Being Bad at Being Good. Currently the morning blogger for The Cut, her work has also been featured in The New Yorker, the New York Times, the Washington Post’s The Lily, Bustle, McSweeney’s, Reductress, Bust, the American Bystander, Gizmodo, and The Hairpin, and other media outlets. She lives in Kansas City, Kansas.

About Gabbi Cisneros

Gabriella Cisneros is a moderately bilingual artist whose passion for storytelling extends from reading to filmmaking, video editing, writing, photography, and social media. Working at Porchlight is kind of a dream job for someone who has a 55 page, indexed document of interesting words she’s found in books. Gabbi regularly makes time for taking photos, traveling, attending concerts, trying new restaurants, blogging, fitness, and—of course—reading.

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