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Melissa Mylchreest

For Jolene            b. December 10, 2010, Pablo, MT Scrap, small leaving of a night and its wild biology            hound-bodies unfenced and wrought-up, sly coupling of the junkyard, car a rusted crib, weed-bound hulk of comfort for            one, two, three, and then you, mewling mess of kinked ears and blood, pink pads, the echo            of a

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September 12, 2014

Michael Cho

Late Night Library: Summarize your book in 10 words or fewer. Michael Cho: Smart young woman is caught between inertia and creative ambition. LNL: If this book were the lovechild of two others, who are its parents? MC: Toughie. Can I cheat and include a couple of movies? The Push Man by Yoshihiro Tatsumi and

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September 5, 2014

Christina Nichol

Dear Hillary, Your version of Democracy and our version are quite different. Our version means if the leader says something we say, “Yes, you are right!” By the way, I just read that U.S. Troops, GI Joes, are recently deployed in Georgia, fighting against terrorism :- ), training Georgian “commandos” ;- ) called Special Operation

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August 22, 2014

Chris Leslie-Hynan

Back a few years, when you could still deny that LeBron James was the greatest player of our generation, I worked for a baller named Calyph West. He’s no more than a footnote now, an already bygone figure in the true new religion of American men, the world of sports, but professional basketball is, to

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August 8, 2014

Karen Rizzo

I was twenty when Mary Lou and Me was published—my first and only novel. I had turned my life into a funny and tragic fiction and actually became my own Mary Lou. But a new problem soon presented itself—namely, topping that literary gold-medal equivalent—and I struggled over my second novel for the next seven years,

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July 11, 2014

Celeste Ng

Lydia is dead. But they don’t know this yet. 1977, May 3, six thirty in the morning, no one knows anything but this innocuous fact: Lydia is late for breakfast. As always, next to her cereal bowl, her mother has placed a sharpened pencil and Lydia’s physics homework, six problems flagged with small ticks. Driving

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June 27, 2014

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