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Lori Ostlund – After the Parade

In 2009, Lori Ostlund wrote one of my all-time favorite story collections, The Bigness of the World, which received the Flannery O’Conner Award for Short Fiction. Now her first novel, a very well-constructed, deeply introspective book called After the Parade, is set to be released in September 2015. We recently sat down to talk about

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September 21, 2015

Famous First Words: Postcards

An honest day’s wage for an honest day’s work. Supper for a song. Canoe for a story. It’s all relative, really. Particularly if you’re in the market for a canoe. Born in Norwich, Connecticut, in 1935, Annie Proulx was an established freelance writer in the 1980s when Gray’s Sporting Journal found themselves low on cash

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November 12, 2014

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