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Sara Jaffe – Dryland

SARA JAFFE offers up her debut novel, Dryland, in September (Tin House Books). This is an amazingly evocative and restrained piece of writing; as Maggie Nelson says, “It’s realism, but its realism brushes ever so deftly against the allegorical, making the novel shimmer, part diary, part dream.” Dryland resonates with wonder, with subtle and earnest

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August 31, 2015

“The wall between fantasy and realism isn’t a wall for me at all.” In Conversation With Ron Koertge

“I speak to you from heaven because I’m dead. Gored by an enormous billy goat (number three to be exact) and tossed in the stream. Why did I wait for him? Why didn’t I gobble up the first Gruff and call it a day? It was the way he lowered his eyes. I thought I

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October 6, 2014

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