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Author of The Girl in the Road, published by @CrownPublishing and @LittleBrownUK. Playwright-in-Residence at @OLittleGreenPig.

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Retweeted by Monica ByrnePlaywrights: need character ideas? Look no further. https://t.co/BTnLXA1Fpnaaaaaaaah itunes turned redA place of science & art & literature & upheaval: gates of University of #Tehran. http://t.co/sAt8Q0x06L
Retweeted by Monica ByrneDinner with my Dad and sister tonight. I need their help planning a new religion.@ShahlaFarzan Thank you, Shahla. 😊"Can I take a picture of your pomegranate cart sir?" "Only one?!" #Tehran, Villa St. http://t.co/sqXuhVSIWC
Retweeted by Monica ByrneReconciliation- beautiful post by @monicabyrne13 about traveling to Iran, written with a whole lot of heart. http://t.co/yQguNJNkqe
Retweeted by Monica Byrne@HopeJahren @aatishb Khailei mamnoon 😊@KatWithSword I would really, really love to. Maybe for spring...maybe in summer... :)@KatWithSword ;)Jella of yall's snow.My county, @DurhamCounty, worked with Jewish Voice for Peace to drop an Israeli security firm. Awesome. http://t.co/g1PRjLZR8rDang, @TheOnion's biting deep with its Thanksgiving headlines.@Wellesley @Wellesleymag I finally joined Community. Uh-mazing.Now on Iran Front Page... http://t.co/IhQ7bauTXmJian Ghomeshi arrested. http://t.co/BFnx8Vv5kx
Retweeted by Monica ByrneUggghhhh I overslept and missed my scheduled phone call with Apple Care. They left three messages! I feel like a BAD FRIEND.@monicabyrne13 Iran in the eyes of an American traveler >>http://t.co/bPcitRsBnK
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Held out till 10pm again. Falling into bed face-first now. Good night. #jetlagI've felt heavy all day. I cannot imagine how my Black friends feel.@KatWithSword ;)@ladyastronaut Ok, so I'm not crazy! Who likes them!?@ECthetwit I was really surprised. They're a really successful business. And cupcakes $3.25 apiece...Maybe this is just a style of cupcake frosting that other people really like...? Just a matter of taste?So #Durham. Are Daisy Cakes' cupcakes supposed to be good? I bought six for birthday & they were just awful. Frosting like pure shortening.Now three crosses for my Dad's collection: one from Belize, one from Ethiopia, and one from Armenia.… http://t.co/iyDcc9hjpiIntroducing my family to the pleasures of saffron sugar with black tea. ❤️ http://t.co/hKqOHiXTyb@BillFerris i have been for the last 24 years@EmilyJaworski @scalzi emily that is exactly what i am convinced of at this very second@PernArchivist Great suggestion. Thanks :) http://t.co/jbyJG1TcJh@KatWithSword also fyi " * * * " = prestige@KatWithSword (which was * * * a parking lot * * * i'll have you know)@KatWithSword but i heard it in the annals of the our lady of the valley recess yard@EmilyJaworski @scalzi There was a unit on it in Mrs. Matters's science class in fourth grade! You mention it on the Funny Tapes.@EmilyJaworski Attn: @scalzi and @duendecillita, the milk is a constant, it must be true@mahveshm @NightColander Umair is a baby. :D@duendecillita i'm not going to test it because faith@duendecillita I have not interrogated this cherished belief for 24 years. I'M NOT GONNA START NOWit's the truth tapeworms looooooove them some milk@scalzi @EmilyJaworski told me so.I heard that in the schoolyard at age ten. I am now 33. I have not examined my beliefs since then.Is it true that if you drop milk on your tongue, the tapeworm will come up from your stomach to get it, and you can pull it out?@ECthetwit Hahahah ewwwwwwwwwI wonder if I have a tapeworm.I need a creative way to hang all my pretty Persian scarves.The people I want in my life are the ones who take their power and privilege and spend it on trying to make things right. Glad I have some.
Retweeted by Monica ByrneSo....I just spent two and a half hours talking to @mahveshm. She is wonderful. @jeffvandermeer, enjoy your upcoming interview :)@BillFerris :D@liquigels @imanbrando :DLast night's ruling reaffirmed what we already knew: America is a white supremacist state http://t.co/Zd7TRbUAqE http://t.co/8JujxIdV2E
Retweeted by Monica ByrneNational Bar Association calls bullshit on McCulloch's grand jury tampering. (h/t @j_zimms) http://t.co/Ks6DbCkOtZ
Retweeted by Monica Byrne@scalzi Hahahaha it's frozen lots of times by now! I think my present expression must be an average.@mahveshm LOL....silly!@scalzi My unfollow/unfriend buttons are well-loved these days. I'm aight.Here's a fun example from @TheaterJ's campaign awhile back. http://t.co/oAT9hjyQjKYet again: here's the face I make when someone says something stupid on the Internet. http://t.co/6DtE4r7qCx@monicabyrne13 just said this out loud: "You...want...this...don't you?" http://t.co/VOc7iMmTVJ
Retweeted by Monica Byrne@afnewton I hope you let your gaze fall gently leftward, as you did.I will not eat all my remaining saffron sugar sticks. I will not eat all my remaining saffron sugar sticks. I will not eat all my remaining@petebuser That is rough. My sympathies.I'm not seeing anyone saying asshat things like "What would MLK think," but am seeing friends responding to them, & I'm sorry they have to.I think I must have already blocked/unfriended/unfollowed everyone who's saying dumb racist shit about #Ferguson.@zackwagman Gah.I'm talking to @monicabyrne13 today for #MidnightinKarachi - any questions for her? Tell me, tell me.
Retweeted by Monica ByrneAh, I can tell next few days are going to be a fun game of Did We or Did We Not Bring Back An Intestinal Parasite from the Tropics Yet Again@liquigels @imanbrando lol@liquigels @imanbrando Lol, I'm in trouble then...@liquigels @imanbrando That's a VERY high bar. My favorite food was at Aghamir Cottage near Shiraz...WHAT THE NEWS WONT SHOW: Two CRIPS and a BLOOD gang member, together preventing people LOOTING this shop...#Ferguson http://t.co/ejQIgvTGAy
Retweeted by Monica Byrne@liquigels @imanbrando I've heard that. I didn't get to see the Caspian coast at all. It's first on my itinerary for next time.@liquigels @imanbrando Here is my photo album: https://t.co/7ziTonAzL2@liquigels @imanbrando Tabriz, Kandovan, Alamut, briefly in Zanjan and Qazvin. I know there were so many places I missed!@liquigels @imanbrando I'm just unpacking now...bottles of kohl from Isfahan, camel bone applicator from Shiraz...@liquigels @imanbrando I know. I'm trying to change that in any way I can.@liquigels @imanbrando Oh, thank you. I am so glad it moved him. I wanted to share just a small part of what a beautiful experience I had.Damn, I've been so hungry since being back. First two bowls of my normal breakfast. Now coffee and black olives. My body must need it.@liquigels @imanbrando Yes, I saw the Iran Daily piece yesterday...and the ISNA pieces before that...awesome.@mahsanmir Hi! I love you back, and I love your country 😘Mmmmmm, good morning, jet lag.@liquigels @imanbrando Oh, wonderful!@liquigels @imanbrando Heyyyyy I can't read Farsi! What are you saying? 😊The @Jerusalem_Post is following me! Hi Jerusalem Post. I visited Iran recently & absolutely loved it. I hope someday you get to visit too.
Wow. You had a chance, Obama, and you blew it.Obama it's your second term stop trying to 'gotta hear both sides' this
Retweeted by Monica ByrneList of things you need to shoot 12 times in self defense: 1. Werewolves 2. That's literally it.
Retweeted by Monica Byrnehead of state makes statement urging protection and primacy of the state
Retweeted by Monica ByrneFeed of impending statement by Obama now live. http://t.co/Cil9lxobZzKlan meeting. RT @mattdpearce: I'm not sure why Bob McCulloch is putting a time limit on this news conference. Where else is he going?
Retweeted by Monica ByrnePresident Obama moments away from delivering a statement from the Brady Press Briefing Room http://t.co/THu1kg41T5 http://t.co/wqNT4w9evk
Retweeted by Monica ByrneObama will speak at 10 pm tonight, per White House.
Retweeted by Monica ByrneI served on a grand jury for a month in NY state. We indicted EVERYONE. All you're told to look for is enough to seek deeper inquiry. Wow.
Retweeted by Monica ByrneWe have to remember this feeling. We have to use it.
Retweeted by Monica ByrneIf you agree with #DarrenWilson not being indicted, please unfollow me right now. You're not welcome here. #Ferguson
Retweeted by Monica ByrneWhite people, stop & listen to stories of folks who have experienced systemic racism. Do not talk except to offer support. #Ferguson
Retweeted by Monica ByrneDrawing this out, leaking rumors, militarizing cops...psychological warfare. Inundated with messages that we're intrinsically violent.
Retweeted by Monica ByrneBlack lives matter. Black lives matter. Black lives matter. Black lives matter. Black lives matter. Black lives matter. Black lives matter.
Retweeted by Monica Byrnethis is a country that believes in white supremacy, and this is one of those moments where everyone gets to see it
Retweeted by Monica ByrneIf 8 eyewitnesses can say they saw Mike Brown surrender and be shot in cold blood and the shooter not be indicted, we have a national crisis
Retweeted by Monica Byrne@scalzi That's the only way I'm able to watch.
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