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Julie Otsuka

Julie Otsuka is a writer whose debut book, When the Emperor was Divine, is rapidly becoming a modern American classic. The novel, which tells the story of one Japanese American family’s internment during World War II, is based on Otsuka’s … Continue reading

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Charles Baxter

Charles Baxter is the author of five novels, five short story collections, three poetry collections, and two books about literature and writing. Among his awards are a National Endowment for the Arts Grant, a Guggenheim Fellowship, and an American Academy … Continue reading

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Sigrid Sandström

Sigrid Sandström is a Swedish painter whose work has been exhibited around the world. She has had a major solo exhibition at The Frye Art Museum in Seattle, WA, and one-person exhibitions at the Inman Gallery in Houston, Galleri Olsson … Continue reading

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Mary Karr

Mary Karr is a seventh-generation Texan and a New York Times bestselling author of three memoirs and four books of poetry. In 1995, she sparked the memoir revolution with The Liars’ Club, winner of the PEN/Martha Albrand Award for First … Continue reading

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Deborah Eisenberg

Deborah Eisenberg is the author of four collections of stories, Transactions in a Foreign Currency, Under the 82nd Airborne, All Around Atlantis, and Twilight of the Superheroes, brought together in 2010 in The Collected Stories of Deborah Eisenberg, which won … Continue reading

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Luc Sante

Luc Sante is a writer best known for his exciting and evocative rendition of the roiling early years of New York in Low Life, illuminating the lives of the hucksters and swindlers who stalked the streets of the Lower East … Continue reading

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Nick Flynn

Nick Flynn has worked as a ship’s captain, an electrician, and a case-worker with homeless adults. His two most recent books, both released in 2011, are a collection of poems, The Captain Asks for a Show of Hands, and a … Continue reading

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Jennifer Egan

Jennifer Egan is one of the finest American writers working today. Her most recent book, A Visit From the Goon Squad, won the 2011 National Book Critics Circle Award for fiction, the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for fiction, and the 2011 … Continue reading

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David Shields

David Shields is the author of ten books of fiction and nonfiction, including Heroes (1984), Handbook for Drowning: A Novel in Stories (1992), Remote: Reflections on Life in the Shadow of Celebrity (1996), Black Planet: Facing Race during an NBA … Continue reading

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Karyn Olivier

Karyn Olivier is a visual artist born in Trinidad and Tobago who grew up, and still lives, in Brooklyn, New York. Her work has been exhibited widely in the United States and abroad, including the Gwangju and Busan Biennials (Korea), … Continue reading

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