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Rookie Report: John McCaffrey

Their relationship started in a conversation club called The Silo, a narrow, circular structure with cinder block walls and a white conical dome.  Baldwinwas newly on his own, just beginning to enjoy the possibilities of life without the smothering tether of family, when he noticed Nadine enter the club, her blond bob perched atop her

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December 20, 2013

Rookie Report: Sam Thompson

Do you remember how you came to this city, Ulya? Think back, because we need to agree on what happened right from the start. I want to help him out as much as you do, believe me. I know you’re worried, and in your place I’d be the same – but I can promise you

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December 13, 2013

Rookie Report: Paul Lynch

Night sky was black and then there was blood, morning crack of light on the edge of the earth. The crimson spill sent the bright stars to fade, hills stepping out of shadow and clouds finding flesh. First rain of day from a soundless sky and music it made of the land. The trees let

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December 6, 2013

Rookie Report: Jason K. Friedman

The adults had been there for hours—the ones from out of town, for days—and they all seemed happy, huddled in little groups that opened up whenever I passed, to let me in. They were offering me a space to receive their congratulations and slurred life advice. I smiled gamely and kept walking through my grandparents’

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November 22, 2013

Rookie Report: Caroline Beasley-Baker and Anne Marie Wirth Cauchon

Caroline Beasley-Baker | For Lack of Diamond Years |  Pelekinesis November, 2013 fate/a conversation with a friend (sonora) i’ve spent a little over 20 years in the desert —lost in the declensions of pattern and detail: no great love or hope of it — no real success in the world to hold me in good

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November 15, 2013

Rookie Report: Paul Kwiatkowski

Paul Kwiatkowski | And Every Day Was Overcast Black Balloon Publishing  | October 2013 I don’t have time to read most of the books we receive for the Rookie Report. Sometimes these are books I have heard about through word of mouth, or discovered while scouring Publisher’s Weekly and control+Fing for the word “debut.” Other

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November 8, 2013

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