Author Profile

Vivé Griffith

Writer and educator


Vivé Griffith is a poet and essayist in Austin. She teaches creative writing at Austin Community College and for ten years directed Free Minds, a program offering free college humanities classes to low-income adults.

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Laws restricting short-term rentals protect our quality of life

I call it the hotel next door, the place a vacationer reviewed on an STR site as “a great spot for a larger party of guys or girls looking to party and have some fun.” On this particular Saturday morning, that meant eight men lining up red Solo cups of beer and hollering as they tried to land a ping pong ball in them.