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Behind “The Drowning City”

I’ve only been to Italy once. The owner of our penzione in Florence told us she hoped we would arrive in Venice during the day because it rose from the water like something from a dream. This proved to be … Continue reading

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The Dream of Grandfather Carp

One of the creative writing classes I took at the university assigned a book of short stories as the text. The teacher prepared a list of story collections for every taste, ranging from Raymond Carver’s What We Talk about When … Continue reading

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